This was one of the books given to me to place in a Little Library. The person also recommended I should read it before sending it off for someone else to read. Holy moley! This is the story of Anna. She is a Surplus and has been delivered to Grange ...

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This author is one of those people whose writing I treasure. Jones has the ability to take me straight into a world I would never have dreamed of. It is beautifully written and I find myself empathising with a number of the characters. The premise of the story is that ...

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I received this from Bionic Book Subscription. It’s the second of the three month subscription they’ve given me. I’ve been a bit slack in reading all three books. I still haven’t even opened the third parcel from them. It’s sitting on my desk and I’m wondering if I’ll do an ...

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This is the sequel to the article I wrote on book one a couple of years ago. I’m not sure I can write as well as I did that day, but I’ll give it a go. I read The Girl Who Played with Fire closely followed by The Girl Who ...

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I’ve been given a pile of books to leave in a street library. Before I follow orders I’m reading the ones that interest me, this is one of them. But I’m sure you figured that out, else why would I be scribbling words about it? It’s Young Adult and in ...

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Published in June 1968 this book is nicely aged. There are a few issues with the corners but the stories are still as new as they were back in 1968. Not that I remember 1968, but the book does and that’s more important. I’m sure you know by now how ...

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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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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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