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Writing and Reading Erotica

This week there was an article on BBC Radio Four’s “Woman’s Hour” about female writers of erotic or pornographic (depending upon your personal views) novels. 1,499 more words

Are you an ereader or paper reader?

I know we are meant to be embracing this wonderful new technology, but I am struggling.

A friend has lent me her ereader so I can read the next book on the list for our book club and she thinks it would be good for me to give a try with the idea that I may get one as well.   336 more words

Book Club

'Apple Tree Yard', by Louise Doughty

Hilary Mantel described the book like this:  ‘There cannot be a woman alive who hasn’t once realised, in a moment of panic, that she is in the wrong place at the wrong time with the wrong man.’  488 more words

Book Review

The Midwife's Confession by Diane Chamberlain

The Midwife’s Confession by Diane Chamberlain

My rating: 4 of 5 stars

The Midwife’s Confession is a very good book. It’s a solid 4-star novel, and I am very glad to have recently discovered author Diane Chamberlain. 645 more words

Mystery