I’ve decided this year to a Read of the Month post to highlight the book I’ve enjoyed the most over the past month. My first Bookish Corner Read of the Month for January is ‘A Spoonful of Murder’ by Robin Stevens. THE BOOK When Hazel Wong’s beloved grandfather passes away, Daisy Wells is all too… Continue reading Bookish Corner Read of the Month – January – ‘A Spoonful of Murder’ by Robin Stevens
This month I have managed to keep up with reviews – wahooo! This was one of my bookish New Year resolutions and I have stuck to it so far. I’ve read ten books and there seems to be a crime theme with my January reads which was completely unintentional. Usually I manage more reading than… Continue reading My Bookish Month – January
THE BOOK Bruce Attleton dazzled London’s literary scene with his first two novels – but his early promise did not bear fruit. His wife Sybilla is a glittering actress, unforgiving of Bruce’s failure, and the couple lead separate lives in their house at Regent’s Park. When Bruce is called away on a sudden trip to… Continue reading Book Review – ‘Bats in the Belfry’ by E.C.R Lorac
Every month I try to read at least one book that I’ve had sat on the shelves for over six months. January’s pick was ‘The Mermaids Singing’ by Val McDermid which I have had for a lot longer than six months! It was also my pick for Zuky’s Book Bum Book Club January theme which… Continue reading Clearing the Shelves – ‘The Mermaids Singing’ by Val McDermid
‘The Confession’ by Jo Spain One night an intruder enters the home of Harry and Julie McNamara and beats Harry to within an inch of his life. The perpetrator then hands himself in to the police but what are his reasons behind the attack? This book grabbed my attention right from the first line, which… Continue reading Mini Reviews – ‘The Confession’ by Jo Spain, ‘Sirens’ by Joseph Knox and ‘Hickory Dickory Dock’ by Agatha Christie
THE BOOK Bestselling mystery writer and amateur sleuth Jessica Fletcher is invited to travel to London on the grand dame of ocean liners, the “Queen Elizabeth II”, as one of seven guest lecturers. The night they set sail, a fellow speaker is found brutally murdered. Now Jessica has just four days at sea to find… Continue reading Book Review – ‘Murder on the QE2’ by Jessica Fletcher and Donald Bain
It’s Monday! What Are You Reading? is hosted by Kathryn over at Book Date. It’s a place to meet up and share what you have been, are and about to be reading over the week. It’s a great post to organise yourself. It’s an opportunity to visit and comment, and er… add to that ever growing… Continue reading It’s Monday! What Are You Reading?