A book borrowed from my elder daughter.

This was a book I had been interested to read for quite some time as there had been so many comments on Twitter about how amazing the book was and how it was time that someone had been truthful in what women really want in life. The book matched the expectations that the comments had…

JFK

My foray into non-fiction has led me down some interesting paths.  I mentioned that I was now interested to find out more about America and its links to Britain during the Cold War. The book that I ended up reading was one about the assassination of JFK, called The Smoking Gun written by Colin McLaren…

Don’t tell mum I work on the rigs

The full title is Don’t tell mum I work on the rigs she thinks I’m a piano player in a whorehouse.  This is a non-fiction book written by Paul Carter and details his life while working on oil rigs around the world. He has been shot at, hijacked and held hostage.  He almost died of dysentery in…

The Snowman – recent reads 5

The Snowman by Jo Nesbo was the next book on my To Be Read shelf.  I have read several Jo Nesbo books.  I had the Oslo Trilogy as an ibook on my phone when we went overseas a few years ago. From the book jacket: A young boy wakes to find his mother missing.  Their…

A new Reading Challenge for 2015

This year I have decided to give myself a reading challenge not based on someone else’s idea but one specifically for myself.  The challenge doesn’t link to another website or blog it only links to my pages  Reading Challenges at the top of my blog. The challenge I have set myself this year, after my…