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DNF @ 30% (approx).
"Illiterate" (read: dyslexic) working class home help kills her well-meaning but utterly clueless up...
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Around the World in 80 Books Mostly by Female Authors: Master Update Post
[World map created with Mapchart.net] The aim: To diversify my reading and read as many books as p...
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Love All, aka Cat's Cradle: Sayers Does Drawing Room Comedy
When I bought this joint edition of Busman’s Honeymoon and Love All, the obvious pièce de résistance...
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Busman's Honeymoon: A Lethal Play, or, Sayers's Last Word on Peter and Harriet
“PETER (frowns): You know, Harriet, this is one of those exasperatingly simple cases. I mean, it’s n...
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Good news
So far Booklikes has run very fast for me today, which made me suspicious. So I tried to check up on...
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Please do me a favor
If you are still active on BL and if you are in our backup GR group, please head over there and post...
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Dickon
This weekend's "let's-forget-the-pandemic" buddy read wasn't the first time I read Josephine Tey's s...
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Reading progress update: I've read 8%.
"The murder -- if it was murder -- of a man like Lord Comstock was an event of world-wide importance...
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Snakes and Ladders, 2020 Edition - TA's Master Tracking Post: DONE!
Tracking courtesy of Charlie and Sunny, as always, of course! SPACES AND DICE ROLLS 1. Author...
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Reading progress update: I've read 100%.
So what happened at the end there, Val? Why that infernal rush? Did you suddenly become aware that...
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Reading progress update: I've read 100%.
Well, it turns out RL kept me busy for much longer yesterday than I'd anticipated, so I really only ...
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Reading progress update: I've read 41 out of 206 pages.
Aaand we're off to our next forget-the-pandemic weekend read! A corpse has been discovered as a sur...
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Please pick my final Snakes & Ladders book! -- UPDATED: Decision time.
Looks like we have a winner! So, Val McDermid's fifth Karen Pirie book it is ... I am really glad...
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"Midsomer County": A bit of English "Litscape" (Part 1)
... for Jennifer('s Books), Moonlight Reader, Portable Magic, and every other fan of the Midsomer Mu...
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