I love Thelwell. I’ve been reading his books for so long I don’t remember when I first read them. He’s a cartoon genius, with a talent for making a great drawing and often adding just a little text which is sometimes at odds with what is happening in the picture. ...

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This book is one of those books that was published during 2021. I’ve met the editor, Carly Findlay and also follow her on Facebook. She’s a wonderful advocate for the disabled, always trying to learn more about other people and how they navigate the world. I have learned so much ...

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I feel I must have bought this novel when I was at uni. Something I do at odd times is haunt bookshops and the university bookshop was no different. I don’t think it was on one of my reading lists, I suspect I saw it and thought it looked interesting. ...

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This is the novelisation of the Screenplay written by Steven Lisberger. The movie was first released in 1982. I’m not sure why I haven’t seen the movie, possibly because the people I was seeing movies with at that stage didn’t like science fiction. And this is straight science fiction. Not ...

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Dear Robert, I don’t remember you but I know where I met you. You had a table at Continuum 15 in 2015. I know this because I put a bookmark in with saying ‘Continuum 15 2015’. And while I don’t remember you as such, I do remember discussing my love ...

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I was so disappointed by my previous book, the one that shall not be named, that it was a relief to open this book and sink straight into some excellent writing. From page one I was hooked, not only hooked, but relaxing into the world shown by Tara June Winch. ...

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This book had me on the edge of my seat on so many occasions. It’s the story of the first successful climb to the top of Mount Everest. Having read this book I’m pretty sure none of the locals would have made it to the top before May 1953, it’s ...

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This was going to be last week’s book, but my body decided otherwise. I tripped over my own foot and damaged myself, including making my brain all jangled. I took a few days out just to rest and recuperate, thus you got no words of wisdom from me. Ignore the ...

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You know, as a blogger I dream of finding that one book. That one book that cancels out all those poor book choices. I read the prologue and figured I’d struck gold. The prologue is so beautiful, so thought provoking and so full of beauty I actually turned back to ...

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One of those books I picked up for no particular reason, might have something to do with liking her writing…then again, maybe not. But seriously, I was buying a couple of things from Edwina Harvey and thought I’d get a couple more for the same postage. Bundling is a great ...

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This is the third book in the Parasitology series. I read them out of order and thoroughly enjoyed the experience. I know, you’re supposed to read all the books in a series in order, but it’s something I rarely do. And I certainly didn’t with this series. I read them ...

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