All posts tagged: Book Reviews

It’s All A Point of View

Well, I’ve finished rushing around for the morning, doing laundry, buying groceries, and doing various plant watering duties. I’m sat in the office, at my desk, with a favourite cup of Moroccan mint tea scenting the air, and I’m wondering what today’s post should be about — certainly not the humdrum mundanities of most Monday mornings. So I went surfing the Blog-O-Sphere to see what everyone else was talking about (books, of course) and, as I haven’t finished the book I started late last week (The Fire Court) I have no review to offer. But I did stop in over the weekend at Reading Under the Blankie (which is a great name and I wish I had thought of that) where Norrie had been having something of a discussion, or maybe, non-discussion? About book rating systems and what does everyone use. Of course, anyone that stops by to read her reviews knows she uses hearts instead of stars, which is perfect. Others use 1-5 stars to rate, some prefer to be a little more in-depth, …

Month of May Roundup

Like many seem to do, I thought to do a month of May round up where I summerise what I read, what I did, and the fact that we’re already in the six month of the year. Eek! There were lots of articles about writing and grammar, a few about my dental dilemma, which, by the way, went fine (for those of you who really want to know). I had the root removed and ended up with 3 stitches in my gum, and will now have a missing molar. Such is life! I posted a short story of mine, which a few of you enjoyed, making me feel I might post some more. But the most read posts were, of course, my book reviews and English 101 primers. Always good to know who is interested in what. Especially as I started this blog to chart my Permanent Residency application. Which, while that progress may of interest to me, isn’t what draws in the readers: books are. So, what books did I read, that one is …