Category Archives: progress report

2017 Mt TBR Challenge – Mountaineering Checkpoint #1

In an effort to get my unread book count under control I joined the My Reader’s Block Mount TBR Challenge this year. I didn’t want to be unrealistic so aimed to read at least 36 books that I owned prior … Continue reading

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Last in, first out

It hardly warrants complaining about but sometimes the sight of my TBR shelves sends me into a tailspin. Which one of the 150-odd books will I read next? I literally dither about in indecision some days (and no we won’t … Continue reading

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Will people think I’m crazy and do I care?

Realising it is due to go back to the library in a couple of days, tonight I started The Mystery Man by Bateman (who seems to have lost his first name in the past couple of years). And now I have … Continue reading

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Progress Report: Elizabeth George’s Careless in Red

I’ll admit I wasn’t brimming with excitement at the prospect of reading the 15th installment of Elizabeth George’s Inspector Lynley mysteries. Partly this is due to my own disappointment at the previous book (that wasn’t really in the series at … Continue reading

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Can you have too much of a good thing?

I’ve got two books on the go at the moment and coincidentally am experiencing the same problem with both: they’re too long although neither is a bad book. I’m about half way through Michael Connelly’s The Lincoln Lawyer which runs to … Continue reading

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