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by Vanessa
Thu September 19th, 2019, 8:58 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: What Are You Reading Sept. 2019?
Replies: 7
Views: 77

Re: What Are You Reading Sept. 2019?

I’ve just finished Bone China by Laura Purcell on Pigeonhole. It’s a dark, atmospheric sort of horror story featuring fairies set in Cornwall during the 1800s. I enjoyed it. I’m reading The Dressmaker’s Gift by Fiona Valpy which is set in Paris during the 1940s. It’s a dual timeframe story and is ma...
by Vanessa
Tue September 10th, 2019, 9:58 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: What Are You Reading Sept. 2019?
Replies: 7
Views: 77

Re: What Are You Reading Sept. 2019?

I’ve just finished A Single Thread by Tracy Chevalier which I read via the Pigeonhole app. A lovely thoughtful story set during the 1930s about broderers and bellringers. I’ve just started Bone China by Laura Purcell , a gothic tale set in Cornwall. I’m also reading Becoming by Michelle Obama for my...
by Vanessa
Tue September 3rd, 2019, 1:14 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: What Are You Reading Sept. 2019?
Replies: 7
Views: 77

Re: What Are You Reading Sept. 2019?

I’m reading The Drowned Woman by Terry Lynn Thomas, the third in the Sarah Bennett supernatural mystery series. I’m also reading The Museum or Broken Promises by Elizabeth Buchan via the Pigeonhole app, some of which is set in Prague during the Cold War.
by Vanessa
Tue September 3rd, 2019, 1:01 pm
Forum: Member Reading Logs - 2019
Topic: Vanessa’s 2019 Reads
Replies: 7
Views: 137

August

Here’s my list for August: Circe by Madeline Miller. 4 This is about Circe, a Greek goddess, born to the house of Helios who was god of the sun, one of the Titans. Circe is rejected by her family due to her dark powers, that of witchcraft, and is banished to the island of Aiaia. She is not alone for...
by Vanessa
Mon August 5th, 2019, 2:20 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: What are you reading: August 2019
Replies: 5
Views: 80

What are you reading: August 2019

I’m reading Circe by Madeline Miller . This is taking quite a while for me to read. It’s quite involving and it’s taking some time getting my head round all the Greek gods/mortals’ names and what they represent. I’m also reading Turn of the Key by Ruth Ware via the Pigeonhole app. It’s a haunted hou...
by Vanessa
Mon August 5th, 2019, 2:15 pm
Forum: Member Reading Logs - 2019
Topic: Vanessa’s 2019 Reads
Replies: 7
Views: 137

July

Here’s my list for July: Another You by Jane Cable. 5 This is a lovely story set in Studland Bay on the Dorset coast in southwest England. Marie Johnson helps run the Smugglers pub alongside her husband, Stephen, from whom she has separated, and son, Jude. Celebrations are being planned for the 60th...
by Vanessa
Thu July 25th, 2019, 6:50 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: What Are You Reading July 2019
Replies: 7
Views: 80

Re: What Are You Reading July 2019

I’m reading Circe by Madeline Miller, a bit of Greek mythology and witchcraft. I’m also reading The Bastille Spy by C S Quinn via the Pigeonhole app, a murder mystery set during the French Revolution.
by Vanessa
Thu July 18th, 2019, 7:17 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: What Are You Reading July 2019
Replies: 7
Views: 80

Re: What Are You Reading July 2019

I’m reading Testament by Alis Hawkins , a dual timeline story set in the present day and the 14thC. It took a while to get going, but I persevered and I’m enjoying it now. I’m reading Lock Every Door by Riley Sager via Pigeonhole, a contemporary psychological thriller set in a creepy apartment build...
by Vanessa
Tue July 2nd, 2019, 2:31 pm
Forum: Member Reading Logs - 2019
Topic: Vanessa’s 2019 Reads
Replies: 7
Views: 137

June

Here’s my list for July: Strange Tombs by Syd Moore 4 The fourth book in the Essex Witch Musem series. In this one our dynamic and intrepid duo are called to investigate the demise of the curator at a writers’ retreat, who appears to have been frightened to death. This series is imaginatively and hu...
by Vanessa
Sun June 23rd, 2019, 1:53 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: What Are You Reading June 2019?
Replies: 13
Views: 188

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...

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