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by Vanessa
Sun November 10th, 2019, 9:07 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: What Are You Reading Nov. 2019?
Replies: 12
Views: 200

Re: What Are You Reading Nov. 2019?

Loved The Corset!
by Vanessa
Fri November 8th, 2019, 10:07 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: What Are You Reading Nov. 2019?
Replies: 12
Views: 200

Re: What Are You Reading Nov. 2019?

Madeleine wrote:
Fri November 8th, 2019, 9:53 am
I'm reading an Agatha Christie "The Pale Horse", haven't read one of her books for years, very readable so far and there's a new TV version coming soon.
One of my favourite Agatha Christie’s. Looking forward to the new adaptation.
by Vanessa
Thu November 7th, 2019, 11:41 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: What Are You Reading Nov. 2019?
Replies: 12
Views: 200

Re: What Are You Reading Nov. 2019?

I’m just about to start The Titanic Sisters by Patricia Falvey. It’s a book I received via Readers First to review.
by Vanessa
Sat November 2nd, 2019, 8:43 am
Forum: Member Reading Logs - 2019
Topic: Vanessa’s 2019 Reads
Replies: 11
Views: 511

October

Here’s my list for October: The Angel Monument by Kath Middleton An enjoyable period drama set in 1824 concerning two sisters, their maid and a supposed gentleman who is not as he seems! This is a gentle and melancholic story with sinister overtones and a hint of the supernatural. It’s nicely writte...
by Vanessa
Wed October 2nd, 2019, 11:45 am
Forum: Member Reading Logs - 2019
Topic: Vanessa’s 2019 Reads
Replies: 11
Views: 511

September

Here’s my list for September: Little Bookshop on the Seine by Rebecca Raisin A lighthearted read about a young woman who, for six months, exchanges working in her own bookshop in Ashford in Connecticut for the ‘Once Upon a Time’ bookshop situated near the River Seine in Paris. She finds that she has...
by Vanessa
Thu September 19th, 2019, 8:58 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: What Are You Reading Sept. 2019?
Replies: 7
Views: 144

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: 144

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: 144

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: 11
Views: 511

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: 149

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...

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