Monthly Archives: July, 2016

The Good Life by Martina Cole

Martina Cole is an English author who was born and brought up in Essex. She is the bestselling author of fourteen novels set in London’s gangland, and her most recent three paperbacks have gone straight to No. 1 in the Sunday Times on first publication. Total sales of Martina’s novels stand at over eight million …

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Poems by Maya Angelou

It was my friend Maureen who introduced me to Maya Angelou’s poetry when she gave me a copy of her book, Poems, some years ago. I am surprised to see that I have not yet reviewed the book, because it is one of my constant companions.  Maya Angelou was an American poet, memoirist, and civil …

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The Skeleton Road by Val McDermid

I have read several books by Val McDermid over the years and I have enjoyed them. The Torment of Others and Fever of the Bone are reviewed on this site: https://bookreviewstoday.info/2013/05/16/torment-of-others-by-val-mcdermid/, https://bookreviewstoday.info/2015/03/03/fever-of-the-bone-by-val-mcdermid/. She is a noted Scottish crime writer, whose writing has won many awards. McDermid is best known for a series of suspense novels featuring Dr. Tony Hill. However, …

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The Road to Little Dribbling by Bill Bryson

I have read several books by Bill Bryson, Made in America is reviewed here: https://bookreviewstoday.info/2013/04/05/made-in-america-by-bill-bryson/. So, when I noticed his new novel The Road to Little Dribbling was out, I made a point of purchasing it. This book is a follow-up to Bryson’s book Notes from a Small Island, which I enjoyed. The Road to …

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