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by Vanessa
Sun June 23rd, 2019, 1:53 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: What Are You Reading June 2019?
Replies: 10
Views: 78

Re: What Are You Reading June 2019?

I’m reading Tudor Dawn by David Field , the first in the Tudor Saga series. It’s a review book. It begins with Edward IV on the throne and Henry Tudor growing up in exile. Im also reading Via Pigeonhole Tell Me Your Secret by Dorothy Koomson , a contemporary psychological thriller. I’m looking forwa...
by Vanessa
Tue June 18th, 2019, 8:52 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: What Are You Reading June 2019?
Replies: 10
Views: 78

Re: What Are You Reading June 2019?

I’ve just finished The Silent Woman by Terry Lynn Thomas, a tale of espionage and murder set just before WWII. I very much enjoyed it.

I’m reading Three Things About Elsie by Joanna Cannon and, via Pigeonhole, Tell Me a Secret by Dorothy Koomson, both co temporary stories.
by Vanessa
Fri June 7th, 2019, 10:27 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: What Are You Reading June 2019?
Replies: 10
Views: 78

Re: What Are You Reading June 2019?

I’m reading The Brief by Simon Michael , a courtroom/murder mystery set during the 1960s. I’ve already met the Kray twins! :o It’s a review book and I wasn’t sure if I’d enjoy it, but I’ve been pleasantly surprised by it. I’m also reading Not Speaking by Norma Clarke via the Pigeonhole app. It’s a m...
by Vanessa
Wed June 5th, 2019, 8:36 pm
Forum: Member Reading Logs - 2019
Topic: Vanessa’s 2019 Reads
Replies: 4
Views: 62

May

Here’s my list for May: The Deadly Fire by Cora Harrison. 4 The second in the London Murder Mysteries YA series starring the famous Victorian five! In this one, as the title suggests, there has been a fire in the Ragged School and a schoolteacher has died. Was it murder, though? I thought this was a...
by Vanessa
Tue May 14th, 2019, 2:58 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: What are you reading May 2019?
Replies: 7
Views: 107

Re: What are you reading May 2019?

I like the look of these books, didn't know there was a new one coming out! Yes, it’s out on the 24th of this month. I’ve bought the kindle copy of the first book as it’s 99p at the moment. The second one is available via the library. So just need the third one to become available at 99p or the lib...
by Vanessa
Tue May 14th, 2019, 10:27 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: What are you reading May 2019?
Replies: 7
Views: 107

Re: What are you reading May 2019?

I’m just about to start The Ghost of Hollow House by Linda Stratmann, a Victorian ghost story. It’s the fourth in the Mina Scarletti series. I haven’t read the previous three books, but apparently it can be read as a stand-alone. I’m reviewing it for Sapere Books.
by Vanessa
Fri May 10th, 2019, 5:06 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: What are you reading May 2019?
Replies: 7
Views: 107

Re: What are you reading May 2019?

I read the first stave of The Disappeared by Amy Lord on Pigeonhole today. It’s a dystopian story set in Britain post Brexit. Makes quite scary reading!
by Vanessa
Tue May 7th, 2019, 5:33 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: What are you reading May 2019?
Replies: 7
Views: 107

What are you reading May 2019?

I’ve just finished The Anarchists’ Club by Alex Reeve , the second in the Leo Stanhope series. It’s about a transgender amateur detective set in Victorian London. It’s a great series so far. I’m reading The House We Grew Up In by Lisa Jewell . A contemporary, multi timeline family drama set in the C...
by Vanessa
Wed May 1st, 2019, 9:21 pm
Forum: Member Reading Logs - 2019
Topic: Vanessa’s 2019 Reads
Replies: 4
Views: 62

April

Here’s my list for April: The Autobiography of Mrs Tom Thumb by Melanie Benjamin. 5 This is the story of Mercy Lavinia Bump, known as Vinnie, who was only 2ft8in tall. She married General Tom Thumb and joined the world of P T Barnum becoming very much a celebrity during the Gilded Age. It’s well wri...
by Vanessa
Wed April 24th, 2019, 5:34 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: What Are You Reading April 2019?
Replies: 15
Views: 183

Re: What Are You Reading April 2019?

I’m reading The Girl Puzzle by Kate Braithwaite . It’s a story based on Nellie Bly and her stay in Blackwell’s Island, impersonating an inmate so that she can investigate conditions and care. Pretty horrific, if you ask me! The conditions and care, that is. :shock: I’d heard the name of Nellie Bly b...

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