The LibrainFormer professional school librarian, now retired through chronic illness. Trying to keep cheerful by reading, drinking lots of tea, blogging my new life, and my love of bling!
- Update 13/07/20 with new stuff!
- Reading roundup 08/07/20
- Update 06/07/20 with a lovely gift from a lovely friend
- Update 03/07/20 – new season Plumes en Fête shawl colours!
- Reading roundup 01/07/20
- Update 29/06/20: It’s here at last – Massaccesi reveal!
- Update 26/06/20
- Reading roundup 24/06/20
- Update 22/06/20 with Hermès’ new season scarves!
- Update 19/06/20
Tag Archives: science fiction
I have just finished this week’s book – Phew! That is truly the right word and you will soon see why, if you stay with this post… Just a reminder: back in September 2019, before I had my stroke, I … Continue reading
Well, it is a bit of a mixed bag of books this week! One put down unfinished, one read and enjoyed, and another halfway through… The first book was Bernard Cornwell’s Fools and Mortals. Here is the blurb: Lord, what fools … Continue reading
Well, I actually finished two books this week. I am really enjoying my reading, although I am having some issues with concentration. That isn’t very surprising in the current situation. My eyesight is continuing to improve slowly – I am … Continue reading
Oh, what a fantastic book I read this week! I just took a chance on it when I saw it on our Library’s ebook system and am so pleased that it paid off. Old Man’s War by John Scalzi (Old … Continue reading
I am sitting here ready to write this post with my brain absolutely boggled! Two amazing science fiction books by Adrian Tchaikovsky are the cause. In fact my scrambled mind is giving me all kinds of problems. How on earth … Continue reading
As I missed writing last week’s roundup post, I decided to split the fortnight’s reading into two separate posts, yesterday’s and today’s. Here are a few more books… Zima Blue and Other Stories by Alastair Reynolds was a fascinating short … Continue reading
So, we have arrived at the last reading post of July already! I am not well today, so this will be a rather basic version of the usual roundup. I finished two books last week, as I was rather distracted … Continue reading
Well, last week’s reading was much more successful than the week before’s. I definitely chose the right books this time! The first book of the week was Year One (Chronicles of the One #01) by Nora Roberts. Here is the … Continue reading
I enjoyed two very different books this week, one historical, the other science fiction. It is wonderful to have libraries which give us access, free at the point of use, to a wealth of choice for our reading. The first … Continue reading