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by Vanessa
Thu April 18th, 2019, 8:35 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: What Are You Reading April 2019?
Replies: 10
Views: 85

Re: What Are You Reading April 2019?

Now also reading Like Water for Chocolate by Laura Esquivel.. It’s quirky and quite amusing.
by Vanessa
Tue April 16th, 2019, 10:36 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: What Are You Reading April 2019?
Replies: 10
Views: 85

Re: What Are You Reading April 2019?

I’ve just started Blood on the Stone by Jake Lynch, an historical thriller set during the reign of Charles II involving the ‘Popish Plot’. It’s a Pigeonhole read.
by Vanessa
Wed April 10th, 2019, 10:53 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: What Are You Reading April 2019?
Replies: 10
Views: 85

Re: What Are You Reading April 2019?

I’m now reading The Farm at the Edge of the World by Sarah Vaughan. It’s a dual timeframe story set in the present day and during WWII in Cornwall.
by Vanessa
Sat April 6th, 2019, 8:01 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: What Are You Reading April 2019?
Replies: 10
Views: 85

Re: What Are You Reading April 2019?

MLE (Emily Cotton) wrote:
Thu April 4th, 2019, 1:08 am
I just finished The Blue by Nancy Bilyeau. It was excellent!
I loved The Blue! :D

I’ve just started The Lion Tamer who Lost by Louise Beech, a contemporary story. It’s a book group read.
by Vanessa
Mon April 1st, 2019, 9:21 pm
Forum: Member Reading Logs - 2019
Topic: Vanessa’s 2019 Reads
Replies: 2
Views: 29

March

Here’s my list for March: Love, Honour & Obey by Valerie Holmes 3.5 The first book in the Yorkshire saga series. Despite its obscure title, it’s an entertaining tale of spies, smuggling and adventure during the French Revolution set in York and Whitby. It’s quick, easy and fast paced. There are some...
by Vanessa
Fri March 29th, 2019, 2:20 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: What Are You Reading March 2019?
Replies: 12
Views: 155

Re: What Are You Reading March 2019?

I’m now reading The Autobiography of Mrs Tom Thumb by Melanie Benjamin , a story based on the life and times of Lavinia ‘Vinnie’ Bump who was a very small person and had associations with PT Barnum and married another very small person known as ‘Tom Thumb’, aka Charles Stratton. I’m also reading via...
by Vanessa
Mon March 25th, 2019, 12:34 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Ebook freebies and deals 2018 edition
Replies: 6
Views: 737

Re: Ebook freebies and deals 2018 edition

The Story Keeper by Anna Mazzola is 99p in the UK at the moment. I thought it was excellent. https://www.amazon.co.uk/Story-Keeper-Anna-Mazzola-ebook/dp/B072639GM7/ref=sr_1_fkmrnull_1?crid=3ANTV8W4W47JD&keywords=the+story+keeper+anna+mazzola&qid=1553516729&s=gateway&sprefix=The+story+kerper%2Caps%2C...
by Vanessa
Wed March 20th, 2019, 10:49 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: What Are You Reading March 2019?
Replies: 12
Views: 155

Re: What Are You Reading March 2019?

I’m reading The Catherine Howard Conspiracy by Alexandra Walsh, a dual timeline thriller. What if Catherine Howard wasn’t executed? What if it was a conspiracy, a set up? Interesting idea!
by Vanessa
Sun March 17th, 2019, 2:13 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: What Are You Reading March 2019?
Replies: 12
Views: 155

Re: What Are You Reading March 2019?

Now reading Crow’s Cottage by John Bowen , the sequel to Where the Dead Walk , a supernatural tale. I’m also listening to A Keeper by Graham Norton . Father Ted meets Misery. Father Ted is/was a British comedy series set in Ireland and Graham Norton starred in a couple of episodes. So when I’m liste...
by Vanessa
Wed March 13th, 2019, 10:56 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: What Are You Reading March 2019?
Replies: 12
Views: 155

Re: What Are You Reading March 2019?

I’m halfway through Once Upon a River by Diane Setterfield and am really enjoying it. It’s set on the River Thames and has a fairytale like feel about it. It’s about a girl who is found drowned but suddenly comes alive again. The story ebbs and flows just like the river.

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