Monthly Archives: May 2016

“Britt-Marie was here” by Fredrik Backman – Book Review

Britt-Marie is 63 years old and she has always felt invisible.  The only people who ever appreciated her enough to ‘see‘ her were her sister Ingrid (long since dead) and her husband Kent (for a short while after they were … Continue reading

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“I let you go” by Clare Mackintosh – Book Review

On a rainy, dark November late afternoon in Fishponds, Bristol a small boy dies.  Walking him home from his school his mother lets go of his hand for a moment to tuck her wet hair behind her ear.  Jacob dashes across the street … Continue reading

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Cover Love: part 2 – Windows

There is an old English proverb that states “You can’t judge a book by its cover”. I have to disagree.  Perhaps we can’t judge, but we can certainly use covers to choose books.  Anyone who says they don’t is fooling … Continue reading

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“The travelling companion” by Ian Rankin – Book Review #bibliomysteries

Open Road Media have published a series of Bibliomysteries (Short tales about deadly books, by top mystery authors).  I have read three of them.  The first one I read and enjoyed was by Elizabeth George called “The mysterious disappearance of … Continue reading

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“That darkness” by Lisa Black

“Is it better to do the right thing or the legal thing?” What’s a cop to do when he craves justice and there just doesn’t seem to be any??? Well, he takes matters into his own hands.  Jack Renner, Cleveland … Continue reading

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