This book is the final book in the series by Jones. I’ve been reading them as they come out, it makes a change from reading a series in whatever order I happen to find them. I hadn’t realised they were only a trilogy until I read the back of the ...

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I’ve read so much over the last few months and blogged so little I have a huge pile of books to write about. Four of those books are by the same author so it makes sense to write something about the writing in general, or the author…but who knows what ...

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This anthology was gifted to me for the purpose of a review. I don’t always review the books I’m given as I don’t like to write negative reviews but this one was just so brilliant that my fingers have no choice but to type up some words. I had actually ...

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I love anthologies. I’ve said it before and I’m sure I’ll say it many more times. This book is no exception. There are eight stories, eight different incarnations of Doctor Who by eight really brilliant authors and they all fill a need in some form or other. I bought this ...

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Thanks to Pan MacMillan for sending me this book and feeding my addiction for books and book collections. My copy of this book is the translation. Minoui is a French journalist. She did what I often do and she wondered about a photo she saw online. Then she did what ...

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I bought The Left-handed Booksellers of London by Garth Nix for the Dymocks Reading challenge of 2020. I’m sure I’ve read Garth Nix before but I can’t be sure. I have heard that he is a very good awesome and I was looking forward to find out what I thought ...

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A Lord Peter Wimsey mystery! And so mysterious there were quite a few bits I didn’t understand. That could possibly be because I know precious little about bell ringing. The one thing I know about bell ringing didn’t turn up until fairly late in the piece, and I’m not going ...

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This is the last Nevil Shute book I have on my To Be Read Pile. Partway through the previous of his books I had on my shelf I decided life is too short to read romance. This novel is not romance so I made it through to the end. It’s ...

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Another book for the Dymocks Reading Challenge 2020. I’m determined to finish this challenge so I did some research on Dymocks Top 51 Children’s Books and managed to borrow this book from someone in my local group. I’ve promised to return it within two weeks so I sat down on ...

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I think I won this book at an auction a few years ago, it’s sat on my To Be Read Pile since then. I pulled it off to read it because of its size. Yes, I was being sizist, reading a thick book makes a bigger gap in my pile. ...

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‘Come to the printing museum,’ they said. ‘It will be fun,’ they said…. To be honest, I wasn’t sure the Penrith Museum of Printing was something I’d be interested in. The whole idea of walking around looking at equipment I have no idea about, sounded boring. In fact, so as ...

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Another solid detective novel, set in Sydney and this time tied up with the Sydney Harbour Bridge. We get to see a little bit of history of the construction of the Bridge and that gives us a date for the setting of this book. We’re told this book is set ...

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This is one of those pulp magazines that I love so much. I pulled it off the shelf, looked at the table of contents and didn’t recognise a single name. I almost cheered out loud. It’s lovely to find a whole new swag of writers that I can stalk…sorry, search ...

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