3W Wednesday – 26th Jan

What are you reading? The Thousand Eyes - A.K. Larkwood This is one of my NetGalley approvals, released mid-Feb. It's actually the second book in a series, which I didn't realize when requesting, so we shall see how I get on with it. The synopsis made it sound pretty interesting, so I am looking forward... Continue Reading →

The Primarchs – Edited by Christian Dunn

Title: The PrimarchsAuthor: Short story AnthologyPublished by: Black LibraryPublication date: 30th July 2015Genre: Science FictionPages: 440Format: PaperbackSource: Private CollectionSeries: Horus Heresy Buy the Book - Amazon Buy the Book - Kindle Buy the Book - BookDepository Blurb/Synopsis Created in the Emperor's own image, the Primarchs had long thought themselves to be princes of the universe and masters of their own destiny... Continue Reading →

3W Wednesday – 19th Jan

What are you Reading? A Flicker in the Dark - Stacy Willingham One of my outstanding NetGalley requests about the daughter of a serial killer, her mental health issues, and the fact that it's all coming around again. A rather interesting read so far, that I am roughly 20% of the way through and am... Continue Reading →

Sharpe’s Havoc – Bernard Cornwell

Title: Sharpe's HavocAuthor: Bernard CornwellPublished by: HarperCollinsPublication date: 7th April 2003Genre: Historical FictionPages: 368Format: PaperbackSource: Private CollectionSeries: Sharpe Buy the Book - Amazon Buy the Book - Kindle Buy the Book - Bookstore.org Buy the Book - Book Depository Blurb/Synopsis A small British army is stranded when the French invade northern Portugal and Lieutenant Richard Sharpe meets the future Duke of... Continue Reading →

Photo: Haslingden Quarry

Something lately has re-sparked the fascination with photography. I'm not entirely sure where it came from, either. Photography has long been one of those things that have been picked up, tried, put down, picked up again and I've felt mostly aimless with but it's always been there. Lingering in the back of my mind as... Continue Reading →

Just Another Liar – Mandy Byatt (ARC Review)

Title: Just Another LiarAuthor: Mandy ByattPublished by: Harper Collins/AvonPublication date: 20th Jan 2022Genre: Psychological ThrillerPages: 384Format: eBook/ARCSource: NetGalley Affiliate Links Buy the Book - Amazon Buy the Book - Kindle Buy the Book - Bookshop.org Buy the Book - Book Depository Blurb/Synopsis Denise, Petra, and Anna all have their reasons for being alone.But they’re not ready to share them.David is... Continue Reading →

3w Wednesday – 12th Jan

What are you reading? The Primarchs - Christian Dunn The first buddy read of the year with Dave at Wordaholic Anonymous. It's great to pick up the Horus Heresy series again and get back into the swing of all things Space Marine. So far the book is pretty good, it has longer short stories than... Continue Reading →

Lethal White – Robert Galbraith

Title: Lethal WhiteAuthor: Robert GalbraithPublished by: SpherePublication date: 18th Sept 2018Genre: Crime/ThrillerPages: 650Format: HardbackSource: Private CollectionSeries: Cormoran Strike Buy the Book - Amazon Buy the Book - Kindle Buy the Book - Bookshop.org Blurb/Synopsis When Billy, a troubled young man, comes to private eye Cormoran Strike's office to ask for his help investigating a crime he thinks he witnessed as a child, Strike... Continue Reading →

2021 Book Summary

The advantage of using an external site like GoodReads is that it does all the hard work for you when it comes to summaries. It stores all the data and keeps it handy when it comes to doing the yearly write-up. I started using Goodreads right at the end of 2019, so my data for... Continue Reading →

The War of Powers – Robert E Vardeman & Victor Milan

Title: The War of PowersAuthor: Robert E Vardeman & Victor MilanPublished by: Hodder & StoughtonPublication date: 1st March 1984Genre: FantasyPages: 464Format: PaperbackSource: Private Collection Buy the Book - Amazon Blurb/Synopsis It seemed like a routine delivery job. Except that the parcel was a jug containing a genie called Erimines the Ethical, who knew the secret of immortality but was actually... Continue Reading →

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