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My Bookshelves

I have quite a few posts percolating in my mind at the moment, as I haven’t written for a while. In the meantime, go and have a look at my bookshelves, as I’m featured in Simon’s current “Other people’s bookshelves” … Continue reading

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Crime Spree

I’ve been spending a lot of evenings/weekends reading recently, partly because of the constant snow and cold weather, and have got through quite a few books. I’ve always been a fan of crime novels, and have read three really good … Continue reading

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Writers I Should Have Read But Haven’t

So, classics. Or at least classic writers. I’m definitely not an advocate of reading nothing but what is generally regarded as classic literature – some of my favourite novels are crime novels, or fantasy, which have been mocked by those … Continue reading

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The Daylight Gate – Jeanette Winterson

I can’t really write an honest review when it’s Jeanette Winterson, because I LOVE her. She’s one of my favourite writers ever. I’ve been reading her ever since I got “Oranges are not the Only Fruit” out of the library … Continue reading

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Coffee and Cake: Cafe W

I had this idea a while ago of writing about coffee and cake, since I spent lots of time sitting in cafes writing or reading, while eating cake and drinking coffee. I figured I’d review them briefly, and try to … Continue reading

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Return

I hope I’ll be posting more from now on. I’m back from an amazing holiday, and the clocks go back this weekend, perfect time to start reading and blogging more now it’s too dark and cold to sit outside a … Continue reading

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Dislike

I don’t know why, but I very rarely read books I dislike. Whether it’s that I know my own tastes, or get my recommendations from decent places, I’m not sure. But it’s not often I dislike a book, or that … Continue reading

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