Posts from ‘December, 2009’

My Favourite Reads: 2009

Thanks to recommendations from book bloggers I have read a higher quality of books than ever before. I’ve already posted my list of favourite books published in 2009, but here are the ones I enjoyed reading most, whenever thay happened to be published.   Blindness – José Saramago Out – Natsuo Kirino Flowers for Algernon […]

Generation A – Douglas Coupland

I knew that Steph loved Generation A, but I was completely unprepared for how much I’d enjoy it. I’ve had to prioritise this review so that it can appear on my best reads of 2009 list tomorrow – it is going to come surprisingly near the top! Generation A is set in the near future, when bees […]

Snow – Orhan Pamuk

Orhan Pamuk won the Nobel Prize for Literature in 2006 Translated from the Turkish by Maureen Freely We don’t get much snow in England, so the moment I saw the first few flakes falling I decided it was time to dig this book out of my TBR pile. I am really pleased that I did as […]

I’m back (almost!) and my Secret Santa

I hope that you have had a wonderful Christmas. I have had a lovely few days and plan to take things easy for the next week as my husband is having some more time off work. I hope to start posting again soon but I have some things planned for the next week, so my blogging might be slightly […]

Happy Christmas!

I’m taking a short blogging break, to enjoy some time with my family. I hope that you all have a wonderful Christmas!

A Redbird Christmas – Fannie Flagg

I don’t normally read books based on a theme or the time of year, but this is more due to lack of organisational skills than any aversion to them. Last year I saw A Redbird Christmas mentioned by Michelle at 1MoreChapter and thought it sounded lovely. By the time the copy I got from BookMooch arrived, it […]