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I read and review books of many genres. This is a website, where you can find my books listed by genre, and also a book blog - which you can follow, to ensure you never miss a great read.

Away with the Penguins by Hazel Prior

My review of the audiobook Away with the Penguins by Hazel Prior is now up on   A beautiful and uplifting story about Veronica McCreedy searching for a worthy recipient to leave her money to.  Wonderful characters, cute penguins and the narration is fantastic.  Highly recommended! All the […]

I am Dust by Louise Beech

Out tomorrow (16 April) in paperback in the UK, and available on Kindle elsewhere is I am Dust by Louise Beech.   This is a story of ghosts, love and the magic of the theatre.  By halfway though the book I was desperate to know how it ends, and […]


Today I have another “stay at home” item for you. This Powerspin is a fantastic arm exerciser.  Its a “grab and use” type item, and I find it tires out my arm muscles within minutes.  As its an isometric exerciser, it doesn’t seem to aggravate a shoulder problem […]

Mid-life follies by R J Gould

My review of Mid-life follies by @RJGould_author  is now up on Hugh has just retired and has exciting ideas about how to fill his time.  His wife, however, is not so confident of a bright future ahead.   An insightful and enjoyable novel about relationships and life’s changes […]