Before I received an ARC of this novel I am ashamed to say that I had never even heard of author Judith Cutler. After reading Green and Pleasant Land I wonder how- I now want to read all the others from the series! Synopsis:Retired police detective Fran Harman discovers that someone doesn't like her digging… Continue reading ‘Green and Pleasant Land’ review – a great new author discovery!
Peter James was voted the Best Crime Writer of all time by WH Smith readers on Wednesday- and I’m really pleased to hear it! As a massive crime writing fan, there are loads of great novelists from this genre that I really enjoy reading and many of them made the top 20- but I am… Continue reading Peter James wins!
...well, the ones I'm most excited about, anyway! Some of these have already been released during the first 2 month of this year and some are still to come, but all are books I am really excited to read! Check them out on Goodreads for a synopsis, and please add me on there as a… Continue reading 2015’s exciting new releases…
Synopsis: Bea Bishop is horrible at making decisions. Forget big life ones, even everyday choices seem to paralyse her. She's learned to live with this because experience has taught her that it doesn't matter what you do, no one has the power to control destiny. Anyone who believes they can is a fool. But as… Continue reading Written in the Stars by Ali Harris
Synopsis: Forensic archaeologist Ruth Galloway has excavated a body from the grounds of Norwich Castle, once a prison. The body may be that of Victorian murderess Jemima Green. Called Mother Hook for her claw-like hand, Jemima was hanged for the murder of five children. DCI Harry Nelson has no time for long-ago killers. Investigating the… Continue reading ‘The Outcast Dead’- Norfolk comes alive in this great Elly Griffiths novel
Some wonderful pictures of libraries from around the world…
Happy National Libraries day!
“Suppose we change the subject?” retorted the Cat, waving a paw at the surroundings. “What do you think of the library?”
“It’s pretty big,” I murmured, looking all around me.
“Two hundred miles in every direction,” said the cat offhandedly and beginning to purr. “Twenty-six floors above ground, twenty-six below.”
“You must have a copy of every book that’s been written,” I observed.
“Every book that will ever be written,” corrected the Cat, “and a few others besides.”
“Well, I’ve never counted them myself, but certainly more than twelve.”
Jasper Fforde, Lost in a Good Book, a Thursday Next novel.
The Great Library of the Bookworld is too big to be captured in a picture. Maybe we can get a glimpse from looking at photos of libraries from around the world:
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I'm a big Sophie Hannah fan. I've read lots of her Simon Waterhouse novels and always really enjoy reading them. They always have a twist or two to make you think and The Telling Error was no exception! Synopsis: Stuck in a traffic jam, Nicki Clements sees a face she hoped never to see again.… Continue reading New Sophie Hannah! ‘The Telling Error’ reviewed…
The Final Minute by Simon Kernick is a fast paced novel with a wide range of different, interesting characters that combines action with suspense. Synopsis: ‘It’s night, and I’m in a strange house. The lights are on, and and I’m standing outside a half-open door. Feeling a terrible sense of forboding, I walk slowly inside.… Continue reading The Final Minute- a first class thriller!