WWW Wednesday #1

This is my first WWW Wednesday, I saw this by Bookworms Anonymous, who said it was started by MizB at A Daily Rythmand currently hosted by Taking on a World of Words. All you have to do is answer the three following questions

What are you currently reading?
What did you recently finish?
What do you think you will read next?

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So here we go with the first question

What are you currently reading?

Sycamore Drive: A Novel
Charles Michael Casper

sycamore drive

This is an ARC of a book I got from NetGalley, for a fair and honest review. The book is set in Boston and is about the child abuse of the catholic church in the area, I am about 40% of the way through and am enjoying it at the moment.

Audio Book

Mirror and the Light
Hillary Mantel
Ben Mills narrator

mirror and the light

This is the last book of the Wolf Hall trilogy, that tells the story of Henry VIII’s advisor Thomas Cromwell. which I got from the libary, which I am enjoying it so far

What did you recently finish?

Perpetual Check
F. Nelson Smith

perpetual check

This is a cold war thriller, set in the 1980’s about the illegal, sale of computer parts in to the Soviet Union, an enjoyable cold war spy novel.

What do you think you will read next?

My next book will probably be a comic version of Dante’s Inferno by Hunt Emerson with Kevin Jackson.

dante

So what is your WWW Wednesday answers either do your own on your blog or comment in the blog below on mine, like or follow.

Above all keep safe

5 Books and 5 Series to Read if you Have Nothing Else to Do

 

With the current status of what Is happening at the moment with corona virus, meaning that we all have a lot more time on our hands,so why not use this time to read the larger books in our TBR. As we will not have to carry them around with us so here are 5 books and 5 series I would recommend, when you do not have to carry the books around. Continue reading “5 Books and 5 Series to Read if you Have Nothing Else to Do”

Farther Brown Is The Book Better Than The TV Show

There is a debate, one sided in the book community on, if the book is better than the movie/tv show, and last year I read The Boys From Brazil by Ira Levin and watched the film and compared them  to see which was better (blog post). In January, I finished reading the short stories of Farther brown, and said I would compare the book and the TV show.

 

How I got into Farther Brown

Like most people in the UK when they are of work either sick, on holiday, or have a day of in the week I ended up watching day time television and on some of those days I watched the odd Farther Brown as it is on BBC 1 in the afternoon, also I had caught the odd episode on Alibi. Then a few years ago i had a number of Mental Health issues, which meant I was not working, this meant I was sat at home and so I got to see all the Farther Brown episodes, as I found it a comforting show. I know the idea of having some one murdered is comforting, and the killer was probably hung, but the crime was solved at the end of the show and you do not see many hangings in the show. Continue reading “Farther Brown Is The Book Better Than The TV Show”

Review Of The Long Path Home By Ellen Lindseth

I got The Long Path Home by Ellen Lindseth, for a fair and honest review form NetGalley

The Long Path Home, tells the story of Vi a burlesque dancer in Chicago who ran away from home when she was fifteen, after getting pregnant, by her sisters fiancée. The book opens after Vi has just finished a show, when Vi is taken to a a house with a hit man. While there instead of having sex with him Vi uses a drug to knocked him out and lays him out in such a way that, when he wakes up the hit man thinks he had had sex Vi then leaves only to find the next day that the person she drugged was shot and Vi is wanted by the police for the murder. The only hope Vi has of getting out of Chicago is arranged by her friend and boss Sal who Arranges for her to help protect the the daughter of a Mafia boss, who as run away to work with the USO to entertain the American troops in Europe. Continue reading “Review Of The Long Path Home By Ellen Lindseth”

Keep Me Afloat by Jennifer Gold Review

I got Keep Me Afloat by Jennifer Gold, from NetGalley for a fair and honest review

Keep Me Afloat, tells the story or Abbey a marine biologist who returns to her home town, 5 years after leaving when the research she is working on finishes. The problem with going home for Abbey, is she left because she was running away from her mistakes. Which means going back will open up old wounds as well as finding new ones. Continue reading “Keep Me Afloat by Jennifer Gold Review”

February Review

Well we are at the end of the second month of the year, while my mental health could have been better, it had got better throughout the month. I also joined NetGalley and BookSirens, which as I use an e-reader for reading books this gives me access to books that have not been released yet for a fair and honest review.

Continue reading “February Review”