Book musings

Monthly wrap-up – June 2018 (Tackling #MountTBR – NA Episode IV: NetGalleyholics Anonymous – A New Hope)

During June, I read: It was my plan this month to try to clear some of my creaking NetGalley shelf. And, in one sense, it was a success, I read five cracking NG books (as well as some others). In another, it was a complete failure as I added 14 (yes, FOURTEEN!) to my shelf in… Continue reading Monthly wrap-up – June 2018 (Tackling #MountTBR – NA Episode IV: NetGalleyholics Anonymous – A New Hope)

Book musings

#TopTenTuesday – 17 April 2018: Recommendations please!

Top Ten Tuesday was created by The Broke and the Bookish in June of 2010 and moved to That Artsy Reader Girl in January of 2018. It was born of a love of lists and of books and a desire to bring bookish friends together. 17 April 2018's #TopTenTuesday is...a Freebie! (Create your own topic) As… Continue reading #TopTenTuesday – 17 April 2018: Recommendations please!

Book musings

Monthly wrap-up – January-February 2018

This is a slight cheat as I didn't do a monthly wrap-up for January so I'm bundling both months up in one! January During the long, long (long! before payday) first month of the year, I read seven novels and listened to four audiobooks: The latter - as part of my reading goals to revisit… Continue reading Monthly wrap-up – January-February 2018

Book musings · Book reviews

#imwayr It’s Monday! What Are You Reading? – 8 January 2018

I've only become aware of It's Monday! What Are You Reading? today and am delighted to share my contribution: #IMWAYR is a weekly place to share extra #booklove in the form of what you have read over the last week, what you are currently reading and what's coming next, hosted by Kathryn at Book Date. So… Continue reading #imwayr It’s Monday! What Are You Reading? – 8 January 2018

Miscellaneous musings

TV Crime Series Christmas Specials

These 'lost days' between Christmas and New Year have got me thinking that the second best thing to cosying up with a good Christmas crime book at this time of year, sprawled on the sofa in your pyjamas, eating chocolate and drinking your favourite tipple, is doing all of the above but watching a Christmas… Continue reading TV Crime Series Christmas Specials

Book reviews

The Present by D S Devlin

12 deadly gifts, one killer on a Christmas countdown… On the first day of Christmas my true love gave to me… this is one deadly Christmas that you can’t forget.The police are baffled by the ‘Santa’ killer, who sends his intended victims gruesome presents based on the twelve days of Christmas. When a young journalist… Continue reading The Present by D S Devlin