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Weekend Puzzle: Add a Letter

Something slightly different on the blog today. The puzzle muse (that’s totally a thing right?), came upon me and I decided to create a couple of add a letter word puzzles, which in deference to the blog’s general premise, are … Continue reading

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COFFEE AND CRIME: GOLDEN TICKET PRIZE DRAW

Last October I launched a venture called Coffee and Crime – a vintage book box subscription service. If you have managed to miss all of the posts I have mentioned it in, (which is no mean feat), you can find … Continue reading

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Reading Challenges 2017

With the clock counting down ever nearer towards the year new, it is time for me to reflect on how well I did with the two reading challenges I participated in, hosted by Bev Hankins at My Reader’s Block. The … Continue reading

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What Did Santa Bring?

Merry Christmas everyone! Hopefully you have all had a chance to unwrap your presents, which equally hopefully were book shaped. My family as ever have been very generous in their provision of book-shaped presents and not a moment too soon, … Continue reading

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Books to Look Out for in 2018

December is a busy time for bloggers, looking back at the books they have read, the ones they wish they hadn’t read and the ones they really meant to read but never got around to, and yes at some point … Continue reading

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Authors New To Me in 2017

As the end of the year draws ever nearer, it is that time that many bloggers look back over their year’s reading and reviews, trying to decide on their favourite books or in my case simply trying to remind myself … Continue reading

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Birthday Books

A couple of days ago it was my birthday, (I’m so glad there’s a social convention of not being allowed to ask a woman their age), which of course means some new additions to my TBR pile. So I thought … Continue reading

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601st Blogging Milestone Reached!

So, yeah, this was supposed to be my 600th post, but unfortunately my zeal to sign up for Bev’s latest 2018 reading challenge meant I forgot I was supposed to post this post first. Oops! So instead this is my … Continue reading

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Reading Challenges Sign Up 2018

It is that time of year where Bev Hankins at My Reader’s Block blog entices and lures us unsuspecting and innocent bloggers (and readers in general) into joining the reading challenges she will be hosting next year. And as always … Continue reading

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The House of the Arrow (1924) by A. E. W. Mason

A. E. W. Mason (1865-1948) is one of those authors which I have known about, even read about in books and blog reviews, but never actually read – until now that is of course. Alfred Edward Woodley Mason was a … Continue reading

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