WWW Wednesday 20th May 2020. This week is all about the crime/mystery fiction. Titles by Matt Killeen, Agatha Christie, and Holly Jackson.
Tag: what to read
(Slightly belated) Top Ten Tuesday: Reasons Why I Love…
The Bone Season series! Naturally given a ‘free week’ to share a bookish love, I will always choose to recommend this series.
2 star review of A Very English Murder by Verity Bright. Thank you to NetGalley for kindly providing me with an e-ARC of this book.
This week’s Top Ten Tuesday looks at ‘Books I Wish I’d Read as a Child’.
It seems that young me fell victim to the idea that I didn’t need to read the classics when there were perfectly good film adaptations available.
Do you have any childhood reading regrets?
Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone, J.K Rowling “Ah, music,” he said, wiping his eyes. “A magic beyond all we do here!” – Albus Percival Wulfric Brian Dumbledore
Pride and Prejudice, Jane Austen “You must allow me to tell you how ardently I admire and love you” – Mr Darcy
The Northern Lights, Philip Pullman (His Dark Materials #1) “I wish…” she said, and stopped. There was nothing that could be gained by wishing for it. A final deep shaky breath, and she was ready to go on.” – Lyra Belaqua, The Northern Lights
And Then There Were None, Agatha Christie “I don’t know. I don’t know at all. And that’s what’s frightening the life out of me. To have no idea….” – Rogers, the butler
A Christmas Carol, Charles Dickens “I am as light as a feather, I am as happy as an angel, I am as merry as a schoolboy. I am as giddy as a drunken man. A merry Christmas to everybody! A happy New Year to all the world! Hallo here! Whoop! Hallo!” – Ebenezer Scrooge
Title: The Mime Order Author: Samantha Shannon Pages: 528 Published: 27th January 2015 ⭐️ 5 / 5 N.B This review is taken from my previous blog Theatre and Movies and Books, Oh My, which was deactivated in 2016. The Mime Order is the long awaited sequel to Samantha Shannon’s The Bone Season, and my most anticipated read of this year. I have really been