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Forum: Books, Magazines & Newspapers 27-07-2014, 15:53
Replies: 459
Views: 28,260
Posted By Sue_C
34. The Sea Detective by Mark Douglas-Home. A...

34. The Sea Detective by Mark Douglas-Home.

A detective story which is quite unusual as the main character is an Oceanologist with a particular interest in tracking ocean debris. There are three...
Forum: Books, Magazines & Newspapers 26-07-2014, 10:46
Replies: 3,401
Views: 239,335
Posted By Sue_C
I've just bought it after reading the free sample...

I've just bought it after reading the free sample chapters. Looks very good, though I may have spoilt it for myself a bit by reading some of the reviews. Will get round to reading it properly when...
Forum: Books, Magazines & Newspapers 23-07-2014, 12:25
Replies: 459
Views: 28,260
Posted By Sue_C
33. Expo 58 by Jonathan Coe. Thomas Foley is...

33. Expo 58 by Jonathan Coe.
Thomas Foley is working as a lowly clerk in the Central Office of Information when he is assigned to Brussels for six months to oversee the running of the Britannia pub...
Forum: Books, Magazines & Newspapers 21-07-2014, 09:03
Replies: 3,401
Views: 239,335
Posted By Sue_C
The Sea Detective by Mark Douglas-Home. I've...

The Sea Detective by Mark Douglas-Home. I've bought the second book in the series as well - hope it's good!

Expo 58 by Jonathan Coe. Audiobook read by Julian Rhind-Tutt.
Forum: Books, Magazines & Newspapers 19-07-2014, 13:44
Replies: 7
Views: 599
Posted By Sue_C
I borrow ebooks from the library from time to...

I borrow ebooks from the library from time to time, also audiobooks occasionally. The selection isn't great, but will no doubt grow over time. My county library lets you borrow 6 at any one time for...
Forum: Books, Magazines & Newspapers 18-07-2014, 23:25
Replies: 459
Views: 28,260
Posted By Sue_C
32. The Scrapbook by Carly Holmes.

32. The Scrapbook by Carly Holmes.
Forum: Books, Magazines & Newspapers 17-07-2014, 23:22
Replies: 3,401
Views: 239,335
Posted By Sue_C
The Scrapbook by Carly Holmes. A recent Kindle...

The Scrapbook by Carly Holmes. A recent Kindle daily deal. I've only read a couple of chapters, it's looking very promising.
Forum: Books, Magazines & Newspapers 17-07-2014, 18:56
Replies: 459
Views: 28,260
Posted By Sue_C
31. The Possession of Mr Cave by Matt Haig. Mr...

31. The Possession of Mr Cave by Matt Haig.
Mr Cave is an antiques dealer and restorer. He has suffered two major tragedies in his life and, in the aftermath of a third tragedy, he becomes obsessed...
Forum: Books, Magazines & Newspapers 15-07-2014, 20:56
Replies: 459
Views: 28,260
Posted By Sue_C
30. The Name of the Wind by Patrick Rothfuss.

30. The Name of the Wind by Patrick Rothfuss.
Forum: Online Entertainment Services 15-07-2014, 11:45
Replies: 12
Views: 1,827
Posted By Sue_C
None of the Rokus or Android boxes stream Amazon,...

None of the Rokus or Android boxes stream Amazon, sadly. Rokus are brilliant for everything else though. Amazon introduced their own streaming box in the USA a few months ago. Hopefully, it will make...
Forum: Books, Magazines & Newspapers 04-07-2014, 21:19
Replies: 459
Views: 28,260
Posted By Sue_C
29. The Gallows Curse by Karen Maitland. In the...

29. The Gallows Curse by Karen Maitland. In the time of King John, when England is under interdict, a young serving girl is tricked into atoning for the sins of her master. Unforseen consequences...
Forum: Books, Magazines & Newspapers 25-06-2014, 09:30
Replies: 3,401
Views: 239,335
Posted By Sue_C
Two new books. The Name of the Wind by Patrick...

Two new books.

The Name of the Wind by Patrick Rothfuss has been on my Kindle for ages and recent posts have inspired me to make a start on it.

The Gallows Curse by Karen Maitland. Audiobook...
Forum: Books, Magazines & Newspapers 21-06-2014, 08:26
Replies: 459
Views: 28,260
Posted By Sue_C
28. An Utterly Exasperated History of Modern...

28. An Utterly Exasperated History of Modern Britain: or Sixty Years of Making the Same Stupid Mistakes as Always by John O'Farrell.
Forum: Books, Magazines & Newspapers 18-06-2014, 19:05
Replies: 459
Views: 28,260
Posted By Sue_C
27. Apple Tree Yard by Louise Doughty. Audiobook...

27. Apple Tree Yard by Louise Doughty. Audiobook version read by Juliet Stevenson.

An intriguing start to the novel led in to a rather unsavoury and fairly predictable tale. I didn't much care for...
Forum: Online Entertainment Services 13-06-2014, 10:46
Replies: 372
Views: 46,257
Posted By Sue_C
I've just managed to add a couple of things to my...

I've just managed to add a couple of things to my list. I went to my Rental List and searched from there. There seemed to be plenty of stuff available including coming soon titles. (37,191 in movies...
Forum: Books, Magazines & Newspapers 11-06-2014, 16:35
Replies: 3,401
Views: 239,335
Posted By Sue_C
I've just started Apple Tree Yard by Louise...

I've just started Apple Tree Yard by Louise Doughty. Audiobook version read by Juliet Stevenson.

A 52 year-old woman, married with grown-up children, a renowned geneticist, is standing trial at the...
Forum: Online Entertainment Services 11-06-2014, 13:36
Replies: 80
Views: 9,037
Posted By Sue_C
It's appeared on the Roku Channel Store and has...

It's appeared on the Roku Channel Store and has downloaded to my Roku LT.
Forum: Books, Magazines & Newspapers 10-06-2014, 22:29
Replies: 459
Views: 28,260
Posted By Sue_C
26. The Sense of an Ending by Julian Barnes. ...

26. The Sense of an Ending by Julian Barnes. Retired Tony Webster looks back on his school days, a university romance and the nature of memories and understanding. Very good and proof that longer...
Forum: Books, Magazines & Newspapers 09-06-2014, 23:34
Replies: 41
Views: 2,688
Posted By Sue_C
I usually read the sample chapter of a book...

I usually read the sample chapter of a book before buying it. Likewise for an audiobook and I'll also listen to the 5 minute sample to make sure that the reader is ok. I've only given up on a couple...
Forum: Books, Magazines & Newspapers 08-06-2014, 21:50
Replies: 66
Views: 7,633
Posted By Sue_C
I've had a Kindle Keyboard for about 3 years now...

I've had a Kindle Keyboard for about 3 years now and much prefer it to paperbacks for reading fiction. I've just bought a Kobo Mini specifically for library books. It's very compact but I prefer the...
Forum: Books, Magazines & Newspapers 08-06-2014, 21:32
Replies: 3,401
Views: 239,335
Posted By Sue_C
I've just started the audiobook version of The...

I've just started the audiobook version of The Sense of an Ending by Julian Barnes. It's very short, which will be a good thing after having ploughed through The Luminaries.
Forum: Books, Magazines & Newspapers 07-06-2014, 14:41
Replies: 459
Views: 28,260
Posted By Sue_C
25. The Luminaries by Eleanor Catton. Unabridged...

25. The Luminaries by Eleanor Catton. Unabridged audiobook narrated by Mark Meadows.

I've finally finished it, I started on 24th April, which feels like a very long time ago. Quite a good story and...
Forum: Books, Magazines & Newspapers 06-06-2014, 15:13
Replies: 34
Views: 2,768
Posted By Sue_C
I thought that Dark Eden by Chris Beckett was...

I thought that Dark Eden by Chris Beckett was very good. It's a stand-alone book, not part of a series. 163 years ago Tommy and Angela were stranded on Eden, this is the story of their 532...
Forum: Books, Magazines & Newspapers 01-06-2014, 14:49
Replies: 3,401
Views: 239,335
Posted By Sue_C
An Utterly Exasperated History of Modern Britain:...

An Utterly Exasperated History of Modern Britain: or Sixty Years of Making the Same Stupid Mistakes as Always by John O'Farrell.
Forum: Books, Magazines & Newspapers 01-06-2014, 14:42
Replies: 459
Views: 28,260
Posted By Sue_C
24. Dear Lupin...Letters to a Wayward Son by...

24. Dear Lupin...Letters to a Wayward Son by Roger Mortimer and Charles Mortimer.
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