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Forum: Books, Magazines & Newspapers 04-07-2014, 21:19
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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: 3,355
Views: 234,694
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
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Views: 26,021
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: 429
Views: 26,021
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: 44,808
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: 3,355
Views: 234,694
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: 8,588
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: 429
Views: 26,021
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: 35
Views: 2,079
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: 64
Views: 6,866
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: 3,355
Views: 234,694
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: 429
Views: 26,021
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: 2,553
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: 3,355
Views: 234,694
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: 429
Views: 26,021
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.
Forum: Books, Magazines & Newspapers 28-05-2014, 12:33
Replies: 429
Views: 26,021
Posted By Sue_C
23. The Unlikely Pilgirimage of Harold Fry by...

23. The Unlikely Pilgirimage of Harold Fry by Rachel Joyce,
Forum: Books, Magazines & Newspapers 25-05-2014, 15:15
Replies: 32
Views: 2,963
Posted By Sue_C
I'll have changed my mind by tomorrow, and have...

I'll have changed my mind by tomorrow, and have probably missed out loads, but here goes,

Cloud Atlas by David Mitchell
Neverwhere by Neil Gaiman
Brighton Rock by Graham Greene
Brideshead Revisited...
Forum: Books, Magazines & Newspapers 18-05-2014, 18:59
Replies: 429
Views: 26,021
Posted By Sue_C
22. The End of Mr. Y by Scarlett Thomas. PhD...

22. The End of Mr. Y by Scarlett Thomas.
PhD researcher Ariel Manto discovers a vary rare book, The End of Mr. Y by Victorian writer Edward Lumas, in a secondhand bookshop. Only one copy is known to...
Forum: Books, Magazines & Newspapers 29-04-2014, 22:28
Replies: 429
Views: 26,021
Posted By Sue_C
21. Reckless by William Nicholson. As the Second...

21. Reckless by William Nicholson.

As the Second World War draws to a close three junior officers, one Russian, one American and one British, meet briefly when they are invited to meet Princess...
Forum: Books, Magazines & Newspapers 23-04-2014, 18:40
Replies: 3,355
Views: 234,694
Posted By Sue_C
I've started on a very long new audiobook, 29...

I've started on a very long new audiobook, 29 hours of The Luminaries by Eleanor Catton.



Very slow so far and I'm wondering whether I'll stick with it.
Forum: Books, Magazines & Newspapers 23-04-2014, 18:30
Replies: 429
Views: 26,021
Posted By Sue_C
20. The Stone Wife by Peter Lovesey. Audiobook...

20. The Stone Wife by Peter Lovesey. Audiobook narrated by Michael Tudor Barnes.
Forum: Books, Magazines & Newspapers 20-04-2014, 10:17
Replies: 3,355
Views: 234,694
Posted By Sue_C
I'm about to start on Reckless by William...

I'm about to start on Reckless by William Nicholson. It's the follow up to Motherland and starts off at the end of WW2 before moving on to the 1960s and the Cuban Missile Crisis. It features...
Forum: Books, Magazines & Newspapers 20-04-2014, 09:56
Replies: 429
Views: 26,021
Posted By Sue_C
19. Call of the Undertow by Linda Cracknell. Set...

19. Call of the Undertow by Linda Cracknell.
Set on the north coast of Scotland, a tale of isolation and coming to terms with tragedy. Very atmospheric, a good read.
Forum: Books, Magazines & Newspapers 18-04-2014, 23:01
Replies: 3,355
Views: 234,694
Posted By Sue_C
Call of the Undertow by Linda Cracknell. A...

Call of the Undertow by Linda Cracknell.
A cartographer moves from Oxford to the north coast of Scotland. She is determined to lead an isolated life, but gradually forms a friendship with a nine...
Forum: Books, Magazines & Newspapers 14-04-2014, 20:52
Replies: 429
Views: 26,021
Posted By Sue_C
I was impressed by A Kiss Before Dying and keep...

I was impressed by A Kiss Before Dying and keep meaning to read some of his other books.
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