#EmptyShelf20: December

The Art Fiasco by Fiona Veitch Smith My rating: 5 of 5 stars I think I’ve now read all of this series up to date … and I’ve really enjoyed them all – feels like the characters are now very established and settled (not in a boring way), and there’s lovingly placed historical detail that […]

#EmptyShelf: November 2020

Not read a huge amount this month, though managed to do some bits and pieces of thinking/work, and listening to some Georgette Heyer in audio form. Albert Stridemore’s Lockdown Discoveries by Chick Yuill My rating: 5 of 5 stars I’ve really enjoyed Chick’s novels so far, so was really happy to get this pretty much […]

#EmptyShelf20: September

There was a lot of trying to deal with nausea in September, but managed a few books: To the Fourth Generation by Chick Yuill My rating: 5 of 5 stars Well I think with every book Chick writes he finds his feet more and more. I’ve been reading quite a lot of ‘heavy’ books and […]

[REVIEWER] #EmptyShelf August 2020

So this past month I’ve read: How Long Have I Got?: The Story of a ‘Terminal’ Cancer Patient by Fi Munro My rating: 4 of 5 stars There’s lots to chew over in this book – still thinking how i feel about ‘cancer warrior’, ‘grateful for cancer’ , etc. I finished reading this book not […]

#EmptyShelf20: July

Books read in July: Julia Gets a Life by Lynne Barrett-Lee My rating: 3 of 5 stars A fairly mindless piece of fluff … didn’t have the strongest storyline but suited me for a bit of nighttime reading… The Kill Fee by Fiona Veitch Smith My rating: 4 of 5 stars I realiSed partway through […]