Monthly Archives: November 2006

S for Silence by Sue Grafton

I felt that S was written in a slightly different style to previous in the series, and I wondered if the author was intentially changing the writing style, to show that we, as readers were heading towards the end, or … Continue reading

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Ohio Town by Helen Hooven Santmyer

What an amazing book,I felt that the book had the feel of a one sided conversation, the sort you might have with an elderly family member, a way of recording the past and bringing it alive. Probably of real interest … Continue reading

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Quilts: a Charm Book by Ljiljana Baird

A super little book of about 120 pictures of quilts; mainly quilts from the US, but other Countries are represented – England,Ireland,Wales,India,New Zealand,Germany to name a few.Each illustration of the quilt is accompanied by a brief description of the design … Continue reading

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Trial by Fire by Benjamin Nicholls

“It is approaching the 400th anniversary of the execution of the witch of Little Foxwood. The whole village is excitedly preparing to mark the occasion with a bonfire party in the square. 14-year old Tom Storey, however, is not. He … Continue reading

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100% English

Liver Journal user LyzzyBee alerted me to the fascinating programme broadcast on Channel 4 yesterday. The programme synopsis “Take eight people – all of whom are convinced they are 100% English. Then submit a sample of their DNA to a … Continue reading

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Snowball!

My Cousin sent this to me, and I thought it was so nice and wintery, I’d share here!

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Pardonable Lies: A Maisie Dobbs Mystery by Jacqueline Winspear

I have been really looking forward to catching up with Maisie, so was delighted when postie delivered it this last Friday.I’ve got an awful cold, and I felt that I needed a book that I could immurse myself in. Indeed,another … Continue reading

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Uncatalogued:A Book Lovers Mystery by Julie Kaewert

The sixth (and as far as I know), the last in the series. Alex has finally made it to marrying his beloved Sarah, with her secret life, but will they make it through the honeymoon? Alex Plumtree is invited to … Continue reading

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Unsigned :A Book Lovers Mystery by Julie Kaewert

The fifth book in the series continues with the action,sinister and mysterical storyline of the previous books. In this one there is the added complication in that Alex’s fiancee is still missing after her time spent as a hostage in … Continue reading

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What Should I Do With My Life? by Po Brosnan

mood: thoughtful Ironically, this book arrived just as I had, had my Performance Review at work. I had been pondering on which way my career should,would & could go in. Having been told that I am ready to go to … Continue reading

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