A Song for the Dark Times – Ian Rankin

A Song for the Dark Times by Ian Rankin

Early this year, I went through a time of reduced income. That means I haven’t been able to catch up on the reading I would like. A Song for the Dark Times, by Ian Rankin is one of those books. It’s been out since the beginning of summer, but I’ve only just got around to reading it …

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July 2019 Reading Round Up

The end of July 2019 means I’ve been at these monthly reading round ups for 17 months. I know a year and a half would be a more usual time frame to mark but I like to be a little different. 2019 Roundups January, February, March Fiction, March Non-Fiction, April, May, June This month I’m …

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May 2019 Reading Round Up

May 2019 A Knock on the Door

Another month has gone by. This has been an odd month for me. A couple of unexpected bills meant that I didn’t get around to as many restaurants this month as I usually do. As a result my May 2019 reading round up is only my third post of the month. Things are looking up …

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April 2019 Reading Round Up

April 2019 was Easter month, and that means that my reading slowed down a bit as I had a busy time through until the end of Holy Weekend. Still, I managed five books this month. This might be the most diverse month I’ve had in a while. I’ve got one thriller, one sport biography, a …

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November Reading Round Up*

*I have the star at the end of the title because I skipped an October Round Up and a couple of the books in this month’s round up were October selections. Most of my reading for November is in the area of crime fictions and mainly from two writers. I also have a couple of …

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Rebus – In a House of Lies – Ian Rankin

Two Friday nights ago, I had a treat. I got the chance to meet one of my favourite writers, Ian Rankin. Rankin was in Winnipeg at McNally Robinson Booksellers, to celebrate the launch of his most recent Rebus novel, In a House of Lies. Before I write about the book itself, I’m going to say a little …

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September Reading Round Up

September has been a bit of mixed-up month for me. The first part of the  month was back to church time after the summer. The second part of the month, I’ve been on holidays. My reading has also been mixed-up. At one point I had at least six books on the go at once. I’ve …

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