I was halfway through this last time we spoke. I watched The Good Wife on Friday night and noticed that Alicia was watching Gregory Peck in the movie. Sales figures for the book have rocketed by 6,600 % since February. I guess I’m not alone then. I have a bad habit of reading too quickly, … Continue reading To Kill A Mockingbird. Harper Lee.
Off the top of my head: The rain has stopped. That’s something. And the wind; our youngest trees are leaning 45 degrees towards northeast. That’s what the Gulfstream will do for you. I wonder is that why we Irish seem to brace a little, lean forward with a wary smile, as if waiting for the … Continue reading It lightens up towards the end…
I have tried to maintain a media blackout while I read this. To be honest, it wasn’t as difficult as I expected. Just one comment scrolled by on Facebook and I gave it a wide berth. I’ve opted to write this before I google. I am no scholar; I can only tell you whether I enjoy … Continue reading Go Set A Watchman. Harper Lee.
‘Home is where the books are.’ Richard Burton. The best books are the ones that you don’t just read. They are the ones that you live through. I find it impossible to part with those books. It’s as if a bit of me is embedded in them. As a result, my Husband has spent two … Continue reading Bookroom.
I bought this book for Teenage Boy last year but he set it aside saying it wasn’t his thing. Game Of Thrones has taken possession of my son. Teenage Girl said, ‘It’s very good but it’s a book for ten-year-olds’. She was less than impressed by her class reading list this year. It is the … Continue reading Wonder by R.J. Palacio.