Category Archives: Christopher Brrookmyre

2017: The Favourites as Reading Bingo

I first reflected on a year’s reading via the Reading Bingo scorecard for 2016 and have decided to do it again this year. Mostly because it sneakily allows me to have more than the usual 10 or 12 books in … Continue reading

Posted in Adrian McKinty, Bill Crider, books of the year, Christopher Brrookmyre, David Casarett, Denise Mina, Elisabeth Sanxay Holding, Gianrico Carofiglio, Hans Olav Lahlum, Holly Throsby (Aus), Jock Serong (Aus), Karin Alvtegen, Kati Hiekkapelto, Leif G.W. Persson, Liane Moriarty (Aus), Mark Brandi (Aus), Megan Norris (Aus), Michael Robotham (Aus), Sarah Ward, Shamini Flint, Sue Grafton, Sulari Gentill (Aus), Vaseem Khan, Yrsa Sigurdardottir | 16 Comments

Books of the month: November 2017

Pick of the month November was another odd month for me as I was generally out of sorts following my year’s earlier upheavals on the work and health fronts. This resulted in a fair amount of re-reading, something of a … Continue reading

Posted in Agatha Christie, books of the month, Cath Staincliffe, Christopher Brrookmyre, Ellery Adams, Larry D. Sweazy | 16 Comments

Audiobook Week: My Listening Year

Jen at Devourer of Books is hosting the annual love-fest that is Audiobook Week starting June 6 and has set some topics for daily discussion. I don’t have the time this week to do them all but wanted to at … Continue reading

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Review: Pandaemonium by Christopher Brookmyre

I have been reading pretty solidly for 39 years and by now I have a fairly good idea of the kinds of books I like and the kinds of ones I don’t. But not wanting to be entirely predictable I … Continue reading

Posted in book review, Christopher Brrookmyre, Scotland | 13 Comments