Shelf Control #88: A Knife for Harry Dodd by George Bellairs #Mystery #TBR

Wednesday, the 29th of April--time for Shelf Control, the last one this month! Shelf Control is a weekly feature hosted by Lisa at Bookshelf Fantasies, and celebrates the books waiting to be read on your TBR piles/mountains. To participate, all you do is pick a book from your TBR pile, and write a post about…

Book Review: The Glory of Patan by K.M. Munshi

The Glory of Patan is the first of a historical fiction trilogy, set in Patan during the reign of Siddharaj Jaisingh, of the Chaulukya or Solanki dynasty in 11th–12th Century Gujarat. The series was written in Gujarati the 1910’s—this first one being published in 1916, and the translation I read is a recent one by…

Shelf Control #87: A Case of Blackmail in Belgravia by Clara Benson #Mystery #TBR

Wednesday, the 22nd of April--time for Shelf Control! Shelf Control is a weekly feature hosted by Lisa at Bookshelf Fantasies, and celebrates the books waiting to be read on your TBR piles/mountains. To participate, all you do is pick a book from your TBR pile, and write a post about it--what its about, why you…

Books, Cats, Puns: Cat (Pun) Book Titles

We love books, and so many of us also love cats! And perhaps also combinations of the two--cats in books, or books with cats in the title--like these. And then there can be puns--book titles to be specific and that's what this post is about--a light one (once again since I haven't finished the books…

Shelf Control #86: Innocent Traitor by Alison Weir #TBR #HistoricalFiction #Tudors

Wednesday, the 15th of April--time for Shelf Control! Shelf Control is a weekly feature hosted by Lisa at Bookshelf Fantasies, and celebrates the books waiting to be read on your TBR piles/mountains. To participate, all you do is pick a book from your TBR pile, and write a post about it--what its about, why you…

Book Review: The Great Passage by Shion Miura #JapaneseLitChallenge13

The Great Passage is a Japanese book first published in 2011 and translated in English in 2017 by Juliet Winters Carpenter. The dictionary department of Gembu Books is undertaking a new mammoth dictionary project, The Great Passage—but the one capable full-time employee, Kohei Araki (whose interest in words was piqued at a young age) is…

Shelf Control #85: The Case of the Screaming Beauty by Alison Golden and Grace Dagnall

Wednesday, the 8th of April--time for Shelf Control! Shelf Control is a weekly feature hosted by Lisa at Bookshelf Fantasies, and celebrates the books waiting to be read on your TBR piles/mountains. To participate, all you do is pick a book from your TBR pile, and write a post about it. If you participate, link…