Category Archives: Reading

Are you a book-finisher?

The Husband always finishes a book once he’s started it. He moans and criticises sometimes but always sees it through to the bitter end and then chucks it aside with a ‘well that wasn’t worth the effort’.  I, on the … Continue reading

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Shelf Notes: A Place For Us by Harriet Evans*

Somehow I’ve never got round to reading one of Harriet Evans‘ novels until now. Beginning her career at The Lady magazine where she learnt how to polish chandeliers, she moved quickly on to publishing jobs at Penguin and then Headline … Continue reading

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Winner – Set of F Scott Fitzgerald novels

Using my trusty random number generator, the winner of the gorgeous set of F Scott Fitzgrald novels is… Jane Jane, do get in touch with your address and I’ll get those off to you asap. If you weren’t the lucky … Continue reading

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12 Books of Christmas – Set of F Scott Fitzgerald novels to give away

“So we beat on, boats against the current, borne back ceaselessly into the past” Alma Books are a fantastic independent publisher who produce some great original writing but I’m also a huge fan of their Alma Classics list.  When the … Continue reading

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Winner – Simon and Schuster crime novels

Using a random number generator, the winner of the bundle of Simon & Schuster crime novels – inc that signed first edition of The Farm by Tom Rob Smith – is……. Diana McDougall! Diana – please get in touch so … Continue reading

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