#EmptyShelf18 September Reads

In September I read: Recipes for Love and Murder: A Tannie Maria Mystery by Sally Andrew My rating: 5 of 5 stars Well I really enjoyed that. In similar vein to Alexander McCall Smith but I enjoyed even more! Gentle humour, a ‘gentle’ murder hunt, some ‘gentle’ comedy and plenty of delicious food ideas! Exactly what you want to read on a few days off ... Flight by Vanessa Harbour My rating: 4 of 5…

#EmptyShelf18: April Reads

Here's what I've read this month: Spark by Alice Broadway My rating: 4 of 5 stars Friends had recommended the first book in the series, which I enjoyed, and was left wondering ‘what next’, so here we are. I read the book in one evening and enjoyed the way it demonstrated that history (the stories the inked and the blanks tell each other about the others) is very different depending upon who tells it. The…

#EmptyShelf18: March Reads

So here's a few books I've read this month: Where Am I Now? by Mara Wilson My rating: 4 of 5 stars This book had been teasing me to read it from the pile next to my bed since a friend sent it to me to read during the long hours of cancer. I read it in one long sitting as I was intrigued to know more ... I’m not sure if I’ve seen Matilda…

#EmptyShelf18: February Reads

Sleeping a lot more as we get towards the end of chemotherapy ... according to GoodReads, I'm still 'currently reading' 49 books, but here's the four I finished in February: The Angry Chef: Bad Science and the Truth about Healthy Eating by Anthony Warner My rating: 4 of 5 stars This is one of those books that I've turned down quite a few pages at the corners to return back to. It's clear, even in…

#EmptyShelf18: January Reads

I'm keeping my #EmptyShelf18 reads simple this year. I'll read, post short reviews on Goodreads (which shows that I currently have 49 books on the go, and over 700 on my shelves awaiting reading), and then once a month, post a digest of reviews on my blog. Aiming for 40 full books this year... How to be Champion: My Autobiography by Sarah Millican My rating: 4 of 5 stars I enjoy watching Sarah Millican on…