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by Vanessa
Wed October 5th, 2022, 3:59 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: What Are You Reading? Oct. 2022
Replies: 2
Views: 22

Re: What Are You Reading? Oct. 2022

I’m just about to start The Ring Breaker by Jean Gill, a story about the Vikings set in the 12thC in Orkney.
by Vanessa
Sat October 1st, 2022, 5:08 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: RIP Hilary Mantel
Replies: 1
Views: 14

Re: RIP Hilary Mantel

Yes, it’s very sad. A big loss to the literary world.
by Vanessa
Sat October 1st, 2022, 5:07 pm
Forum: Member Reading Logs - 2022
Topic: Vanessa’s 2022 Reads
Replies: 8
Views: 267

September

Here’s my list for September: When Only Pride Remains by Natalie Kleinman When Prudence’s father, a compulsive gambler, dies after losing his home to a family friend during a card game, she feels she has no option but to go and live with her aunt in Bath. There she meets another aunt and life takes ...
by Vanessa
Mon September 26th, 2022, 2:48 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: What Are You Reading? Sept 2022
Replies: 8
Views: 80

Re: What Are You Reading? Sept 2022

I’ve just started All About Evie by Matson Taylor, the sequel to the wonderful Miseducation of Evie Epworth. We’ve travelled on 10 years to 1972 where Eve is 26 and working as a junior production assistant for the BBC.
by Vanessa
Fri September 16th, 2022, 11:42 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: What Are You Reading? Sept 2022
Replies: 8
Views: 80

Re: What Are You Reading? Sept 2022

I’m now reading The Impulse Purchase by Veronica Henry , a contemporary generational story about buying a pub and the characters who inhabit/visit it. I’m also reading via Pigeonhole David Copperfield by Charles Dickens in the run up to Barbara Kingsolver’s new book, Demon Copperhead , being publish...
by Vanessa
Thu September 8th, 2022, 4:36 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: What Are You Reading? Sept 2022
Replies: 8
Views: 80

Re: What Are You Reading? Sept 2022

I’m reading Saving Geraldine Corcoran by Hazel Ward, the third in the very enjoyable Netta Wilde series. Dual timeline family drama.

I’m also reading via Pigeonhole The Other Side of Night by Adam Hamby, an unusual mystery described as Matt Haig meets Stuart Turton.
by Vanessa
Wed August 31st, 2022, 7:46 pm
Forum: Member Reading Logs - 2022
Topic: Vanessa’s 2022 Reads
Replies: 8
Views: 267

August

Here’s my list for August: Elodie and the Library of Second Chances by Rebecca Raisin Elodie is a member of the Astor family business, a prestigious media company. She decides to break away and takes up a job in a small town in a failing library. To bring the library back up to its full potential sh...
by Vanessa
Fri August 5th, 2022, 12:36 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: What Are You Reading? August 2022
Replies: 4
Views: 99

Re: What Are You Reading? August 2022

I’m reading The Birdcage by Eva Chase, a dual timeline Gothic mystery set in Cornwall.

I’m also reading via Pigeonhole The Secrets of Saint Madeleine by Tilly Bagshawe, a family saga set in France beginning in the 1920s.
by Vanessa
Sun July 31st, 2022, 4:04 pm
Forum: Member Reading Logs - 2022
Topic: Vanessa’s 2022 Reads
Replies: 8
Views: 267

July

Here’s my list for July: No Secrets by David Jackson Izzy, who works in a bookshop, is very good at knowing when people are lying. So when girls go missing and the caretaker of the local school mentions to the police he saw one of the girls get in a car, Izzy can tell he’s being untruthful. As Izzy ...
by Vanessa
Thu July 14th, 2022, 3:33 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: What Are You Reading? July 2022
Replies: 11
Views: 231

Re: What Are You Reading? July 2022

I’m reading Girl, Woman, Other by Bernadine Evaristo. It’s for my local book group. I’m not sure I’m liking the writing style but I shall persevere for now.

I’m also reading via Pigeonhole The Land, The Land by Robin Hawden, which is set in the Yorkshire Dales.

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