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Hi all: Today I don’t bring you one of my usual reviews. The author of this novel, Anne Goodwin, contacted me ahead of its publication because she thought I might be interested to read it due to the topic and the story. She couldn’t have been more right, and rather than I review, I ended
Hi all: I bring you a book by an author who has visited my blog before, although this one is pretty different. You know I like different… Oh, I kept thinking about Pete who blogs from Beetley now and whose London stories (and others) I enjoy so much. If you don’t know him, you can
Hi all: I bring you the review of one of the books that won the Booker Prize in 2019. I hope to read Atwood’s novel as well at some point. Girl, Woman, Other: WINNER OF THE BOOKER PRIZE 2019 by Bernardine Evaristo BRITISH BOOK AWARDS AUTHOR & FICTION BOOK OF THE YEAR 2020 WINNER OF
Hi all: I bring you another book by one of my favourite authors. I cannot recommend it highly enough. Wasteland (Operation Galton Book 2) by Terry Tyler “Those who escape ‘the system’ are left to survive outside society. The fortunate find places in off-grid communities; the others disappear into the wasteland.” The year: 2061. In
Hi all: I bring you a book that appealed to me for a variety of reasons. I hope you find it interesting as well. Battle of Britain Broadcaster: Charles Gardner, Radio Pioneer and WWII Pilot by Robert Gardner In 1936 Charles Gardner joined the BBC as a sub-editor in its news department. Shortly afterwards, he
Hi all: I bring you a non-fiction book that I think will interest many of you. Fabulous. The Home Front 1939–1945 in 100 Objects by Austin J Ruddy A lifesaving gas mask. A ration book, essential for the supply of food. A shelter stove that kept a family warm whilst they huddled in their Anderson
Hi all: I bring you a book that I could not resist reading at this point when most of us are (or have been) stuck indoors. Beside the Seaside: A History of Yorkshire’s Seaside Resorts by John Heywood Almost all of us have happy memories of excursions and holidays spent beside the sea. For many,
Hi all: I bring you a book by an author that is a big favourite of mine, and one connected to one of her most popular series. Terrific! Blackthorn by Terry Tyler The UK, year 2139. One hundred and fifteen years ago, a mysterious virus wiped out ninety-five per cent of humanity. Blackthorn, the largest
Hi all: I bring you another one of Pen & Sword Books, a pretty new experience for me, and one I recommend. Churchill: A Graphic Biography by By Vincent Delmas, François Kersaudy, Foreword by Andrew. Roberts, Illustrations by Alessio Cammardella and Christophe Regnault A full and wholly fair representation of the most adventurous life in the history of British politics.
Hi all: Today I bring you a non-fiction title. It’s a fantastic and worrying read at the same time. I kept thinking of people who’d “enjoy” reading it (I’m not sure enjoy is quite the right term, but…). Hi, Debby, this is the book! Teagan, reading this book made me think of you as well.