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Reading Matters Moves

Kim’s wonderful book site, Reading Matters has moved and can now be found here.  It also has a new and rather modern look.  But above all, it’s the content that … Continue reading

September 15, 2014 · 2 Comments

The Book Q and A

Spotted at Margot Kinberg’s fine blog – The Book Q & A.  I found the questions very interesting and thought I’d give it a go.  The following is not confined … Continue reading

August 26, 2013 · 8 Comments

Maxine Clarke – Petrona – a tribute to a dedicated crime fiction reader

With great sadness, some of us learned today that Maxine Clarke of the Petrona blog passed away this morning. Maxine was well known to many on and via the net, … Continue reading

December 17, 2012 · 20 Comments

Guesting for a top five of 2012…

I was asked to contribute to Luca Veste’s Top Five picks for 2012 on his blog Guilty Conscience.  (Thank you, Luca.)  Click on the pic to see what I selected…

December 10, 2012

Spamming: inadequately

I didn’t publish this piece of spam commenting, but I thought I’d share it for the amusement.  If you want to have any chance of getting your site link published … Continue reading

October 3, 2011 · 3 Comments

Recommending Book Blogs #3

A day late, but this is the end of September choice.  Moving into the territory of books of all genres, if you haven’t come across Reading Matters yet, where have … Continue reading

October 1, 2011 · 2 Comments

My Life as a Book, 2011

Taking books that I have read during the last year, I am joining in with the Pop Culture Nerd ‘my life as a book’ meme for 2011. Here are my … Continue reading

September 4, 2011 · 4 Comments

Recommending Book Blogs #2

This month’s end of month ‘Recommending Book Blogs’ series focuses on Petrona: Mainly about reading with an accent on crime fiction from around the world.  Started back in December 2005, … Continue reading

August 31, 2011 · 8 Comments

Some crime news…

Mike Ripley’s September Shots Mag column, Getting Away with Murder is now up. A big welcome to newbie crime blog on the block: Mean Streets.  Brought to you by novelist … Continue reading

August 31, 2011 · 1 Comment

Do catch up you foodie crowd!

Some, who have been writing about books and reading since the mid-noughties will remember the old bookmarks-at-dawn-debacle circa 2006.  (The ‘professional’ aggressor, one Ms Cooke, asserted ‘Deliver us from these … Continue reading

August 11, 2011 · 2 Comments