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My Top 5 Literary Lives

I was scrabbling around trying to come up with a title for today’s blog, and realised I have absolutely no idea if there’s a technical term for a novel based on the life of a real person.  684 more words



On the last day in the first week of November, 1937, we flew eastward from Aden in a cool air filled with early sunlight, a honey light over the sandy shore.

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My Favourite Books!

I just realised that I have only done this post once. And I definitely still enjoy all of the books on that list, but it has changed. 701 more words


Review: Dispatches by Michael Herr

Dispatches by Michael Herr, Picador Classics Paperback, 1977, p. 272.

5 stars.

It is really tough to review those books that touch you on such a deep level, change your thinking regarding a topic and leave you a different person. 748 more words


Let's play book bingo!

…and here’s our bingo card.  (Thank you Cleo Bannister for another great blog idea!) In my version, they’re all books I’ve read. We start top left: 599 more words

Back home

This brilliant book by Michelle Magorian is about a girl nicknamed Rusty, who has just come back to England after being an evacuee in America for five years. 85 more words

Adventure Books

Last Night's Scandal (Carsington Family #5) by Loretta Chase (audiobook) - Narrated by Loretta Chase

This title is available to download from Audible via Amazon

Peregrine Dalmay, Earl of Lisle, may have survived the deadly perils of Egypt, but back in Regency London, he faces the most dire threat yet: his irrational, emotional family…and the completely uncontrollable Miss Olivia Wingate-Carsington!

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Historical Romance