If it's 2015, it must be time for – Book of the Year 2014!

I thought I'd actually wait until the year was over (2014, just in case you...) before putting my heads together and seeing what I'd read that was worthy of The Speesh Golden Bookmark* for best book/read I read in 2014. As usual, I don't seem to have read any of other places' 'Books of the Year.' Partly … Continue reading If it's 2015, it must be time for – Book of the Year 2014!

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Who's that over there on the throne?

Arriving faster than a spaceship landing on a comet (a shade under two weeks from London to Denmark - that's about a week less than 'usual'), yesterday this little beauty arrived. Thanks again to the very wonderful folks at Goldsboro Books, that's a signed, first edition of Bernard Cornwell's latest, number eight in The Warrior … Continue reading Who's that over there on the throne?

Friday book news

A family affair If you look to the right >> you'll see that I am currently reading Feud by Derek Birks. Unfortunately, what you can't see how much I'm enjoying it. Well, now << you can see it. Set in England in the mid 1450's and (where I am at the moment) the 1460's, the … Continue reading Friday book news