Top Ten Tuesday- Series I’ve Been Meaning to Start But Haven’t

Top Ten Tuesday is an original weekly feature created by The Broke and the Bookish blog. This week’s topic is: Series I've Been Meaning to Start But Haven't     1. The Poldark Saga by Winston Graham I am slightly obsessed with BBC's Poldark and am counting down the days until season 3 returns. Even... Continue Reading →

AbeBooks Haul

Here are six used books I purchased from AbeBooks this spring:   Dusty Answer by Rosamond Lehmann I adore Rosamond Lehmann's writing and was very happy to get this lovely Virago edition of her first novel. Madame, Will You Talk? by Mary Stewart This may not be the most attractive book, but I can't wait to lose... Continue Reading →

20 Books of Summer Challenge

The 20 Books of Summer reading challenge is hosted by Cathy at 746 Books blog. The goal is to read 20 books between June 1st and September 3rd. Even though I don't think I'll be able to read quite that many, I thought this would be a fun challenge to attempt. I've been meaning to set... Continue Reading →

Top Ten Tuesday- Favorite Father Figures

Top Ten Tuesday is an original weekly feature created by The Broke and the Bookish blog. This week’s topic is: Father's Day related freebie. Here are six of my favorite father figures from literature:     1. Atticus Finch from To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee I'm sure I'm not alone in including Scout Finch's father... Continue Reading →

Death on the Nile by Agatha Christie 

This is my third Christie- having previously read And Then There Were None and The Murder of Roger Ackroyd. Originally published in 1937, Death on the Nile is #17 in the Hercule Poirot series. This golden age mystery centers around the death of a beautiful heiress during her Egyptian honeymoon. There are many potential suspects onboard the boat- an... Continue Reading →