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Do No Harm by Henry Marsh

People who tend to be squeamish or prefer not to know about the internal workings of the human body, wouldn’t enjoy reading Do No Harm… 1,517 more words

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Risk by Dick Francis

  • somewhere between dark and dawn, I slowly surfaces into a nightmare which would have been all right if I’d been asleep.
  • Something punitive about him.
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Me Before You by Jojo Moyes

  • The words hung there, searing themselves on the little room long after the sound had died away.
  • I liked the fuggy bacon-scented warmth of the cafe, the little bursts of cool air as the door opened and closed, the low murmur of conversation and, when quiet, Frank’s radio singing tinnily to itself in the corner.
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Three Things About Elsie by Joanna Cannon

One of the most memorable episodes in Alan Bennett’s series of dramatic monologues Talking Heads features an elderly lady who has taken a tumble in her home while doing a little illicit dusting. 1,026 more words

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Teaser Tuesday: The Power

My next read received the Bailey’s Women’s prize for fiction and was originally published in the UK in 2016, but the North American edition was released just a few months ago. 309 more words


Favorite Place 3: A Book

Self added Utopia to her reading list, just today.

She figures, any book that manages to remain in continuous print for 500 years is surely worth reading. 144 more words


Tweaking the Reading List, Tuesday, 20 March 2018

Spent the day trying to stay warm and dry. It’s very cold here in Mendocino. A few minutes ago, rain started to come down.

Self tried to get into… 170 more words