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Average August Reading

August was a mediocre month for reading despite many of the books on the list being current books that are being pro-actively marketed as must reads. It wasn’t that I didn’t enjoy them. I did any score above a three … Continue reading

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A bumper reading month in July 

I was on holiday for three weeks of July in Gairloch and then Harris. And as well as enjoying the scenery and especially the beaches I also read almost a book per day.  So here is the list and scores … Continue reading

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June- Border Book Festival and lots of books.

June a busy month rather like December we are all trying to get to the holidays. All running low on energy and yet there is so much on.  Athletics joining one child’s activities along with footie and tennis. The other … Continue reading

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May and endless days of Summer reading 

I love the month of May. Unless we are unlucky it’s the first month you get properly into the garden and sunnier days. It’s when I know that I should be doing gardening but if it’s hot there is nothing … Continue reading

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2017 Sir Walter Scott Short List

When the 2017 Sir Walter Scott list was announced in the spring I noted that I already had read one of the books and had just bought another on the list. This made me decide to read all seven as … Continue reading

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April reading crime and romance

April was a busy reading month due to the Easter holidays allowing me lots of reading time. As Andy was decorating, one kid was never in and the other was studying. I should really have been spring cleaning that was … Continue reading

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Creme de la creme of a March reading month

January and February were slow reading months and I was way behind the number of books that I had read over those two months in 2016. March though took off. I find if I read less it’s a sign that … Continue reading

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