March 2018 Up sum.

  • March Round up


How can it be the end of March already?  I swear these years are actually becoming shorter and shorter the older I get.  Well, since it is that time of the month again, here is a round up of most of the books I have read this month.

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Last Chance Saloon: Human Traces by Sebastian Faulks

Human Traces by Sebastian Faulks


Rating: 1 out of 5.

Boredom rating: off the fucking charts.

Welcome to another instalment of Last Chance Saloon, where I attempt to finish books I gave up on to see if my opinion has changed.  The third book is Human Traces by Sebastian Faulks.

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Review: The Court of Broken Knives by Anna Smith Spark

The Court of Broken Knives by Anna Smith Spark

4 out of 5


I’ve had my eye on this book since last year so, when I saw it had finally been published in paperback, I bought it straightaway.  What I discovered was an excellent debut novel and a brilliant start to a series.

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The Free Books on iBooks: Soulbound by Bethany Adams

Soulbound by Bethany Adams

1 out of 5


You know those adverts for over 50s life insurance? Like the one where June goes round to her neighbours with some wrongly delivered mail and is treated to a sales pitch for Sunlife, or the one where the father and daughter talk about her mother’s funeral and they talk in such a way that makes you believe that, even though they are supposed to be related, they have never actually met before. This is how the characters in Soulbound by Bethany Adams speak to each other. Even characters who have supposedly known each other for centuries!

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January and February Up Sum

Books Read in January and February 2018

Wow, we’re already at the end of February.  This year is already going at lightning speed, so scary.  I did mean to start rounding up my reads at the end of last month but, hey, I’m a procrastinator so it’s a month late.

I’ve read a lot of books so far this year, I’ve currently finished 27 pieces of writing.  This does include some novellas and some short history books I’ve been reading for research so I’m not going to talk about those but here’s the list of books I’ve read in January and February.


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