Mailbox Monday and What I’m Reading: 24/7/17

It's Monday, it's raining but I don't care because I'm on holiday and I had a stellar book week last week. (So much so that I'll save the books I bought for next week). I've been getting quite a lot read, which is lovely! All the books I received look so good, I don't know... Continue Reading →

Mailbox Monday 21/9/15

Busy week this week! I've been working six days a week for a while, and it doesn't look like ending soon! Reading before bedtime has become my saviour, as it's the main time to relax! I haven't had too much time for shopping, so I'm grateful for these books that appeared on my doorstep. Thank... Continue Reading →

Twisted by Lynda La Plante

In brief: Amy Fulford disappears one weekend. As the police investigate, the life of the Fulfords is gradually revealed- and it's not pretty. Is Amy a runaway or murder victim? The good: There are some blind twists that I didn't see coming. The not-so-good: The first half of the book I found very slow. Why... Continue Reading →

Mailbox Monday 2/6/14

So it's now officially winter (or summer, depending where you are). There's plenty of opportunity for cosy reading on the couch or lazy reading on the beach. I'd like to have the opportunity to do one (or both) of those soon! This has been another really busy week but I've been fortunate to have a... Continue Reading →

Blood Line by Lynda La Plante

A quick rundown… DCI Anna Travis is on the case in her seventh book. This time it's a missing person, blood but no body. Strengths: Fast paced and the case is original enough to capture your attention. Weaknesses: Characterisation is not very deep in places – this is about action. Why I read it: I've... Continue Reading →

Blind Fury by Lynda La Plante

I must say that I don’t take a lot of notice of the titles of Lynda La Plante’s DI Anna Travis novels, as I don’t think they usually relate to the actual novel. I suppose this book (the latest in the series) does, but you wouldn’t make the link until the end. This book is... Continue Reading →

Book Buying Fortnight

Over the last fortnight, I've been on a bit of a book buying splurge- a combination of good deals and new releases have meant some new additions to the family. After suggestions by others on this blog (thank you!), I decided to give Bill Bryson another go - this time his book on Australia, Down... Continue Reading →

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