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Read 2016 – Unnatural Death by Dorothy L. Sayers

I said last time that I was in the middle of a Wimsey binge. So here is another one. And a very good one at that! Clever. Actually lots of her books fall into that category, there is often a … Continue reading

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Read 2016 – Lord Peter Views the Body by Dorothy L. Sayers

The reading around here is still slow and I am reaching for familiar things. When the new year rolled round true to my word I did put the lap-top down more and as well as that we brought back reading … Continue reading

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Read 2015 – Curtain: Poirot’s Last Case by Agatha Christie

So milestone passed. Apart from a few short stories that I’m sure I have missed this was my final Poirot and I have resisted reading it for decades! But when we arrived at the cottage the other week there it … Continue reading

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Checking in

Just a quick hello from up here on the Northumberland coast. Internet and mobile phone signals are hit and miss, which is mostly a good thing. Well for a week at least! I thought I’d share a pretty remarkable photo. … Continue reading

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The reading slump

Is it a slump? Or a what? What is it? A readers block…… lol. Yes, I like that one. I’m having a readers block. Can I blame the summer? Probably. Or the lack of YA fiction on my ‘to be … Continue reading

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Read 2015 – Erased by Jennifer Rush

Here is another book I read on the Kindle and again when we were away in the US. I thought it was the second in a trilogy but from my point of view the first on along with this one … Continue reading

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Read 2015 – Dreams of Gods and Monsters by Laini Taylor

I read this novel, the final instalment of the Daughter of Smoke and Bone trilogy, on the kindle while we were in the US. I’m still having a love hate relationship with that electronic gadget but it worked out very … Continue reading

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Read 2015 – The Perfect Match by Katie Fford

Good old Katie. A lovely gentle romantic read that is just right for summer. I started this while we were away and finished it off the other day. What I love about her books are the settings and the walks … Continue reading

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Read 2015 – The Winners Curse by Marie Rutkoski

I think I read a review of this book but it also popped up on my recommended Amazon list so even though it’s another YA multi novel series, I bought it. I read it on holiday and it was a … Continue reading

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Read 2015 – The House of Silk by Anthony Horowitz

This novel is all about Sherlock Holmes and Dr Watson but not written by the original author, Arthur Conan Doyle but reimagined by a different writer. I wasn’t particularly keen on the original book and my sister, who lent me … Continue reading

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