I’m determined to review everything I’ve read, even if it means a measly few words… Continue reading
It’s time for
#6degrees. Start at the same place as other wonderful readers, add six books, and see where you end up. Continue reading
I did away with ‘top tens’ a few years ago, and instead I finish the reading year with a recap of the books that are still speaking to me (less about four and five-star ratings, more about what has stuck).
Sure, I might squeeze in another couple of books before midnight on December 31, 2018 but I think I can safely draw a line under the
reading challenges for the year.
I participated in six challenges this year – finished four; one is ongoing; and I failed one – not miserably but I didn’t complete the target number of books.
I’ve read 93 Kindle
samples this year – downloading sample chapters is better than impulse buying books… I think. Of the 93 I’ve read, I’ve said ‘yes’ to 44. Of those that I’ve said yes to, five I now own and one I’ve read. Continue reading
It’s time for
#6degrees. Start at the same place as other wonderful readers, add six books, and see where you end up!
This month we begin with William Makepeace Thackeray’s classic,
. Vanity Fair Continue reading
As the clock strikes midnight, the
20 Books of Summer reading challenge will draw to a close. Those extra few hours won’t make a difference to my final tally. I read 21 books (but I’m a little behind on reviews…). Continue reading
Sample Saturday is when I wade through the eleventy billion samples I have downloaded on my Kindle. I’m slowly chipping away and deciding whether it’s buy or bye. Continue reading
Imagine a good soap opera (that’s not an oxymoron).
Now imagine that it’s set in the seventeenth century.
And that it’s really, really well written.
You’d be thinking of Rose Tremain’s
, wouldn’t you?! Music & Silence Continue reading