September 2019 wrap up


Another month, another wrap up.  I can’t think of anything new or original to write in this intro so that’s pretty much what you’re getting.

Also, no posts next week because I’m going to be in Toronto.  Bye, I’m off to pack. Oh, who am I kidding, I packed days ago.

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Review: King of Ashes by Raymond E. Feist

King of Ashes

Raymond E. Feist

The Firemane Saga #1

Harper Voyager

494 pages



I’ve only read the beginnings of Feist’s Riftwar series (something that I need to rectify since I ended up enjoying it), but I needed a book starting with K for my A-Z library challenge and this is completely unconnected to that series so I thought I would give it a bash.

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Review: The Bone Ships by R.J. Barker

The Bone Ships

R.J. Barker

The Tide Child #1


Release Date: 26th September 2019



Copy received from Netgalley. All opinions are my own.

I went about reading this books all wrong. Because I requested it long before it was due to go out, I thought I would read a chapter a day so by the time I’d finished it I could just write the review and post it. Twenty days in and I realised that was a massive mistake. I just wasn’t getting the rhythm of the story by doing it that way so I wasn’t enjoying it because it was taking so long. That was a massive mistake on my part and when I just gave up and read it like I normally read books I started to get into it a lot more than I previously had.

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Music Monday: Lifetime Loves Edition


Music Monday is a meme created by Drew from The Tattooed Book Geek where you pick a song you like and share it on a Monday.

This week, we’re doing things a little differently and picking songs from five bands that I have been in my life for so long that I can’t remember the first time I even heard them.

If I Fell by The Beatles

Fire and Water by Free

We Can Swing Together by Lindisfarne

With You There To Help Me by Jethro Tull

Come Away Melinda by Uriah Heep

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