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A shot in the Dark – Neil Richards & Matthew Costello

I’m not gonna lie, the thrill of an old school mystery is a real love of mine – I’m a real sucker for Agatha Christie and the like and when I was offered the chance to review this new novel, I jumped at it. Previous readers/followers of the Bartlett’s Book Nook blog will know that … Continue reading A shot in the Dark – Neil Richards & Matthew Costello

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Write about a book you love, and one you don’t really like……

This is a toughie because all books I've read i've been able to find something positive, even for those books that my brain tried to stop me reading. I adore books, in general I've always had a better relationship with books than with humans so this is actually going to be tough to think about … Continue reading Write about a book you love, and one you don’t really like……

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Epic gifts for the Discworld Nerd in your life…..

This is I think, going to be a list of wonderful things that I feel every disc fan would love, plus, it's a great way for me to plug friends or companies I know, use and love. There are so many great things for the fan of the Disc, with suppliers of such things as … Continue reading Epic gifts for the Discworld Nerd in your life…..

Hogfather: Sir Terry Pratchett

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“All right,” said Susan. “I’m not stupid. You’re saying humans need… fantasies to make life bearable.” REALLY? AS IF IT WAS SOME KIND OF PINK PILL? NO. HUMANS NEED FANTASY TO BE HUMAN. TO BE THE PLACE WHERE THE FALLING ANGEL MEETS THE RISING APE. “Tooth fairies? Hogfathers?” YES. AS PRACTICE. YOU HAVE TO START … Continue reading Hogfather: Sir Terry Pratchett

Is it possible to review a cookery book?

The thing is, I LOVE cooking and the joy I find in reading recipe books is huge, even if I’m not cooking, it gives me inspiration and drives my dreams for future meals. This is something I actually feel quite strongly about. I do love food and cookbooks and have spent a long time just … Continue reading Is it possible to review a cookery book?

The First Phone Call from Heaven

I really enjoyed this book. I was able to get absorbed, and finished it within two days. Coldwater, Michigan, USA. Tess Rafferty, starts to receive calls from a deceased loved one. She, together with the other ‘chosen’ residents of Coldwater believe it’s a miracle which soon transforms this small town into the pilgrimage destination eagerly … Continue reading The First Phone Call from Heaven

My favourite places to read.

I got given this as a topic and it really struck me as a good suggestion. I'll be honest, there are so many places I've really enjoyed reading that I think this will be more of a "places I have loved to read" because I've moved about a fair amount and I'm lucky that there … Continue reading My favourite places to read.

Coming to a realisation

Morning all! I've obviously been lapse in my blogging of late, moving house and just not having much inspiration so I've spent more time reading other blogs and I think I've had a bit of a breakthrough. Blogs don't have to be overly long do they? I've always thought they need to be full of … Continue reading Coming to a realisation