Category Archives: Sunday Salon

Sunday Selection

Today I’ve not done much reading because I’ve been doing an index to my ABC Wednesday posts. Clicking on the link goes to the page and it is also linked in the Indexes tab at the top of the blog. … Continue reading

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Sunday Selection

Sunday seems to be the day when I start new books or at least think about starting new books. Today’s no exception, but it’s so lovely outside so I won’t be spending much of the day indoors reading – in … Continue reading

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The Sunday Salon – Currently Reading …

The Sunday Salon is a place to talk about the books you’re currently reading. My rate of reading has slowed down. I keep a record of books I’ve read on Goodreads with a target of reading 100 books this year. … Continue reading

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My Sunday Selection – Reading Today

I probably won’t be reading very much today as the sun is shining, the sky is a cloudless blue – and the garden needs lots of attention. At the moment I’m having a rest from mowing the lawn. But there … Continue reading

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Sunday Salon – Historical Fiction

Historical fiction has long been a favourite genre and although these days I seem to be reading more crime fiction, it still has an irresistible draw for me. So, I was really pleased when my son gave me The Sunne … Continue reading

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The Sunday Salon

Today I’ve been reading more from Eden’s Outcasts: the story of Louisa May Alcott and Her Father. At long last, as I have been reading this book for ages, I have arrived at the time of Louisa’s life where she has written … Continue reading

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The Sunday Salon

Yesterday I finished reading The Matchmaker of Kenmare by Frank Delaney and today I’ve been thinking what to write about it. I’ll publish my post on it later on this week. That has left me wondering what to read next alongside The … Continue reading

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Read, Reading, To Read – Sunday Salon

I’ve just finished reading Exit Lines by Reginald Hill, a Dalziel and Pascoe novel – my post to follow. I’m almost up-to-date with reviews of books I’ve read recently, just Exit Lines and Molly Fox’s Birthday by Deirdre Madden to do. As … Continue reading

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Sunday Salon – This Weekend

Not a lot of reading has been done this weekend as we have been visiting our son and family, walking and babysitting. I’ve had a very brief session with True Grit by Charles Portis, which is progressing nicely. This novel has a … Continue reading

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Sunday Salon

I was looking through the Radio Times yesterday to see if there are any programmes of interest this week and discovered that the BBC have launched a year-long season celebrating books. Starting last night with Sebastian Faulks’s 4 programme series Faulks … Continue reading

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