Shelf Control #169: Paths of Glory by Jeffrey Archer

Wednesday, the 19th of January, and time for Shelf Control once again! 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…

Book Review: The Second Person from Porlock by Dennis Hamley

My thanks to NetGalley and Fairlight books for a review copy of this one. The Second Person from Porlock is a novel of Samuel Taylor Coleridge, of his life and relationships, and of his poetry (particularly Kubla Khan, the Rime of the Ancient Mariner and Christabel), and also of two young men who embark on…

Shelf Control #157: Poison in Paddington by Samantha Silver

Wednesday, the 27th of October, and time for Shelf Control once again! 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…

Bookquotes: Quotes from Books (156)

Photo by RODNAE Productions on Pexels.com Much more surprising things can happen to any one who, when a disagreeable or discouraged thought comes into his mind, just has the sense to remember in time and push it out by putting in an agreeable determinedly courageous one. Two things cannot be in one place.Frances Hodgson Burnett,…

Nicholas Nickleby Readalong Week 6 Post #NicholasNickleby2021

The final segment of Nicholas Nickleby, part of the Readalong with Fanda from Fanda ClasscicLit over February and March 2021. (This post does have some spoilers). Via https://www.gutenberg.org/files/967/967-h/967-h.htm While I did finish the book a couple of weeks ago, I didn’t get a chance to write either this post on the last segment or my…