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Forum: Books, Magazines & Newspapers 04-03-2015, 17:51
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Posted By Sue_C
History of the Rain by Niall Williams, audiobook...

History of the Rain by Niall Williams, audiobook narrated by Jennifer McGrath.
A young Irish girl is confined to bed due to a serious illness. She meanders her way through her family history by way...
Forum: Books, Magazines & Newspapers 03-03-2015, 22:19
Replies: 172
Views: 8,321
Posted By Sue_C
10. The Invisible Library by Genevieve...

10. The Invisible Library by Genevieve Cogman.
Fantasy. The library exists as an entity outside of alternate realities and librarians collect books from different worlds. Loads of good reviews on...
Forum: Online Entertainment Services 27-02-2015, 21:14
Replies: 2
Views: 844
Posted By Sue_C
Just tried, I can't find a way of searching...

Just tried, I can't find a way of searching either.
Forum: Books, Magazines & Newspapers 27-02-2015, 17:36
Replies: 172
Views: 8,321
Posted By Sue_C
9. The Glamour by Christopher Priest, audiobook...

9. The Glamour by Christopher Priest, audiobook read by Barnaby Edwards. Originally published in 1984 and subsequently updated and a new final chapter added. Deals with memory loss and the...
Forum: Books, Magazines & Newspapers 27-02-2015, 09:15
Replies: 16
Views: 752
Posted By Sue_C
I must have read hundreds over the years,...

I must have read hundreds over the years, everything from light historical romance to medieval mysteries to more serious stuff. I've been through phases of reading loads of Bernard Cornwell (not...
Forum: Books, Magazines & Newspapers 24-02-2015, 21:04
Replies: 2
Views: 366
Posted By Sue_C
I read it a year or so ago. A brilliant...

I read it a year or so ago. A brilliant beginning, it grabbed my attention and held onto it for nearly 900 pages. It did slow down a bit in the middle and I wasn't so keen on the last chapter, but...
Forum: Books, Magazines & Newspapers 24-02-2015, 20:49
Replies: 3,873
Views: 278,512
Posted By Sue_C
Ooh Thanks! I like writing about the books that...

Ooh Thanks! I like writing about the books that I've read/ listened to, it's good to spend a bit of time thinking about the last book before jumping in to the next one.
Forum: Books, Magazines & Newspapers 23-02-2015, 22:06
Replies: 7
Views: 583
Posted By Sue_C
Could it be We Speak No Treason by Rosemary...

Could it be We Speak No Treason by Rosemary Hawley Harman? I have volumes 1 & 2 waiting to be read on my Kindle, apparently one is about a serving maid and the other about a fool / jester and both...
Forum: Books, Magazines & Newspapers 19-02-2015, 17:32
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Views: 278,512
Posted By Sue_C
A new audiobook, The Glamour by Christopher...

A new audiobook, The Glamour by Christopher Priest, read by Barnaby Edwards.
Richard Grey is in a nursing home recovering from injuries caused by a car bomb. He has no memory of the months leading...
Forum: Books, Magazines & Newspapers 16-02-2015, 18:47
Replies: 172
Views: 8,321
Posted By Sue_C
8. Elizabeth Is Missing by Emma Healey. Audiobook...

8. Elizabeth Is Missing by Emma Healey. Audiobook version read by Anna Bentinck.

Widowed Maud Horsham is 82 years old and suffers from dementia. She lives alone in her childhood home with support...
Forum: Books, Magazines & Newspapers 10-02-2015, 17:48
Replies: 172
Views: 8,321
Posted By Sue_C
7. The Rosie Project by Graeme Simsion, audiobook...

7. The Rosie Project by Graeme Simsion, audiobook narrated by Dan O'Grady.
Don Tillman is a professor of genetics at a Melbourne university. He lives his life by a rigid set of rules and may well...
Forum: Books, Magazines & Newspapers 08-02-2015, 11:07
Replies: 172
Views: 8,321
Posted By Sue_C
6. Dead Man's Footsteps (Roy Grace 4) by Peter...

6. Dead Man's Footsteps (Roy Grace 4) by Peter James. A bit confusing at first with several storylines and a couple of timelines. It all ties together by the end. Very good as usual.
Forum: Books, Magazines & Newspapers 06-02-2015, 11:41
Replies: 172
Views: 8,321
Posted By Sue_C
That's in my "to be read" pile - what did you...

That's in my "to be read" pile - what did you think of it?
Forum: Books, Magazines & Newspapers 01-02-2015, 11:45
Replies: 3,873
Views: 278,512
Posted By Sue_C
I've started reading Dead Man's Footsteps by...

I've started reading Dead Man's Footsteps by Peter James (Roy Grace 4). I'm hoping that Peter James will have toned down his fascination with Brighton Mortuary in this one!

I'm going to start...
Forum: Books, Magazines & Newspapers 30-01-2015, 18:25
Replies: 172
Views: 8,321
Posted By Sue_C
5. Postcards from a Rock and Roll Tour by Gordy...

5. Postcards from a Rock and Roll Tour by Gordy Marshall.
Another Kindle daily deal. The author is a jobbing musician and for the past twenty five years has acted as second drummer on tours by the...
Forum: Books, Magazines & Newspapers 29-01-2015, 22:17
Replies: 172
Views: 8,321
Posted By Sue_C
4.Colorless Tsukuru Tazaki and His Years of...

4.Colorless Tsukuru Tazaki and His Years of Pilgrimage by Haruki Murakami. Audiobook narrated by Michael Fenton Stevens.

At high school Tsukuru Tazaki was one of a group of five close friends. When...
Forum: Books, Magazines & Newspapers 26-01-2015, 22:10
Replies: 172
Views: 8,321
Posted By Sue_C
3. Lionheart by Sharon Penman. I've been reading...

3. Lionheart by Sharon Penman.
I've been reading this off and on since November and am so pleased to have got to the end at last.

It's an account of Richard l' s involvement in the Third Crusade,...
Forum: Books, Magazines & Newspapers 14-01-2015, 21:21
Replies: 172
Views: 8,321
Posted By Sue_C
2. The Oversight by Charlie Fletcher, read by...

2. The Oversight by Charlie Fletcher, read by Simon Prebble.
I've posted about this on the "What are you reading" thread. The first book of a fantasy trilogy set in Victorian London. A very...
Forum: Books, Magazines & Newspapers 13-01-2015, 20:42
Replies: 3,873
Views: 278,512
Posted By Sue_C
The Oversight.

I'm about 75% through now. It's really very good.
Forum: Advice 13-01-2015, 09:34
Replies: 28
Views: 1,502
Posted By Sue_C
It sounds a bit like the Brockhampton Estate,...

It sounds a bit like the Brockhampton Estate, though that house does have glass in the windows. It's west of Worcester on the A44 and between Hartlebury and Monmouth, not far from the Malverns....
Forum: Books, Magazines & Newspapers 11-01-2015, 21:43
Replies: 172
Views: 8,321
Posted By Sue_C
I love his books. The follow up is very good too,...

I love his books. The follow up is very good too, it's called Reckless and covers the Profumo Affair amongst other things.
Forum: Books, Magazines & Newspapers 08-01-2015, 17:36
Replies: 3,873
Views: 278,512
Posted By Sue_C
I'm listening to The Oversight by Charlie...

I'm listening to The Oversight by Charlie Fletcher, narrated by Simon Prebble, currently about halfway through. A fantasy novel set in Victorian London, it's the first in a trilogy with the second...
Forum: Books, Magazines & Newspapers 05-01-2015, 22:55
Replies: 172
Views: 8,321
Posted By Sue_C
1. Acts and Omissions by Catherine Fox. A lucky...

1. Acts and Omissions by Catherine Fox.
A lucky find amongst the Kindle bargains.
A year in the lives of the residents of the Cathedral Close in the fictional city of Lindchester. It's told by an...
Forum: Books, Magazines & Newspapers 30-12-2014, 21:51
Replies: 5
Views: 1,001
Posted By Sue_C
Best and worst reads of 2014

Which books have you enjoyed and disliked over the last year?

I've had quite a good year's reading with lots of good books and none that were really bad.

My favourites in no particular order,

The...
Forum: Books, Magazines & Newspapers 30-12-2014, 18:49
Replies: 172
Views: 8,321
Posted By Sue_C
I'll go for 50 books again next year, hopefully...

I'll go for 50 books again next year, hopefully I'll manage a few more than that.

It's always interesting to see what other people are reading, I''ve discovered some good books through these...
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