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Month: October 2014

Young Adult

My Sister Lives on the Mantelpiece

Jamie’s sister lives on the mantelpiece. She gets cake on his birthday. She is very much a presence in their home but Jamie doesn’t really remember her. Jasmine was 10 when she was killed in a terrorist attack. Years later, they still haven’t said goodbye…

Young Adult

Boy’s Don’t Knit

Ben’s on probation. It’s all because his friends wanted to steal booze from Waitrose and he was the look-out. But it all went horribly wrong and an incident with a lollypop lady, a stolen bottle of Martini Rosso and a Porsche lands otherwise do-gooder Ben…

Chick-Lit, Romance

Lost Dogs and Lonely Hearts

Rachel’s life is unravelling fast and she’s just inherited her aunt’s estate; including kennels and a pack of dogs in need of rehoming. Single mum Zoe is always the one to say no to her sons, and she is fuming when her ex-husband gives them…

Readathon, Uncategorized

#Readathon Complete!

Local time: 13:00 Hours spent reading: 19.5 Pages read: 1188 Books finished: 4 Feeling: Successful It’s over for another 6 months, hope everyone enjoyed themselves and gets a chance to have nice, relaxed rest of the weekend! Read: My Sister Lives on the Mantlepiece by…


#Readathon Hour 19

Local time: 07:30 Hours spent reading: 15 Pages read: 736 Books finished: 2 Feeling: Groggy Good morning! I actually just typed “readathong” in the title for this post. I think I need coffee. I finished The Mime Order around 3am and went to bed for…


#Readathon Hour 13

Local time: 01:00 Hours spent reading: 12 Pages read: 624 Books finished: 1 Feeling: Tired Half way! I’ve topped up on the caffeine and eaten a scone. It’s past my bedtime now so starting to flag a little and it’s getting harder to concentrate. I’d…


#Readathon Hour 8

Local time: 20:00 Hours spent reading: 7 Pages read: 382 Books finished: 1 Feeling: Better It’s dark here now. I’ve run round and shut the curtains and had spicy Thai soup for dindins. Am really getting into The Mime Order but don’t feel I’m reading…