Books I’ve Read: Varia

Over the past few weeks, during a dose of shingles, I’ve been raiding the Kindle store for cheap or free books to give me something easy to read. Here are my brief thoughts on a few of them. Dea...

Books I Have Read: Cloud Atlas

I think this is a first for me; I don’t think I’ve ever seen a movie and then decided that I really wanted to read the book it was based on. I have to say that I wasn’t disappointed ...

Books I’ve Read: Homeland

 This is the follow up to Little Brother, which I read last year, but didn’t mention on the blog. In short, it is a science-fiction novel set in the near future which deals with the way in whic...

Books I Have Read: The Moon of Gomrath

In my first year of senior school, one of the books we read in English lessons was The Weirdstone of Brisingamen by Alan Garner. I suppose it was a bit like a bleaker version of one of the Harry Pott...

Books I have Read: Sins of the Father

Sins of the Father is currently available on Kindle for less than a pound. It’s not a bad thriller, not great, but perfectly good for reading by the pool or while watching the rain fall in Skye...

Books I Have Read: Murder in Malmo

I read Murder in Malmö shortly after reading and enjoying Meet me in Malmö by the same author. All I can say is that if Torquil MacLeod wants to keep on churning out mystery novels with alliterat...