On My Bookshelf – June

Even looking at these you can see June was a complete mish-mash of genres. We had cosy crime with Debbie Young and Julie Wassmer, some reading for research with Philip Serrell, myths and legends told by a master storyteller and … Read More

On My Bookshelf – April

Okay, I’m going to just say it: April was a disappointing month from a reading viewpoint, yet it began and ended on highpoints. In the middle was my first DNF (Did Not Finish) in I can’t remember how long. I … Read More

On My Bookshelf – March

It’s felt like a slow reading month, but I’ve still managed to read 7 books – including one completely out of genre for me. While I was on holidays for a week of the month, obviously I spent more time … Read More

On My Bookshelf – February

It’s been a fabulous month in books – I read seven and all were so good I found it difficult to choose a favourite. I also spent the month listening to Barack Obama’s biography, but still have a lot of … Read More

Festival of Festive Reading – Part 1

Each December I read nothing but festive-themed books. This year, because, well 2020, I began my festival of festive reading early – and am I glad that I did. My kindle is loaded with Christmas themed novels and all of … Read More

On My Bookshelf – October

The month began in a flurry of reading over the long weekend and then tapered off. In addition to the books below, I also read two of my own: Careful What You Wish For  This must have been my fourth … Read More

On My Bookshelf – September

I didn’t read quite as much as usual in September. This is partly because I was writing more (I know, it’s about time…) but also because I’ve had a calf injury (or is it the knee? Who can tell…) for … Read More

On the Bookshelf – August Reading List

It’s been a month with a varied reading list – and a couple of books that I wouldn’t normally reach for but which I thoroughly enjoyed. Thanks as always to Adventure Spaniel for modelling the books… The Dictionary of Lost … Read More

On the Bookshelf – July

Okay, it’s time for my monthly book round-up. Without any faffing about, here goes: Can’t Stop The Feeling and Can’t Buy Me Love, by Janet Elizabeth Henderson Henderson, a Kiwi author, writes classic romcom set mostly in Scotland. Her novels are always … Read More

On the Bookshelf – June

Okay, another month is gone…time to share what I’ve been reading for the last month… I read seven books over the month – two of those being audiobooks, and one coming in at a massive 892 pages…or thereabouts. 500 Miles … Read More