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Book club: October review


Audiobook: Last Song Before Night by Ilana C. Myer Length of audiobook: 17 hours 48 minutes Narrator: Alison McKenna (Irish accent) Genre: Fantasy Audiobook description on Audible: A high fantasy following a young woman’s defiance of her culture as she undertakes a dangerous quest to restore her world’s lost magic. Her name was Kimbralin […]

Jenny’s virtual book club


In early September I had a mini-stroke (thankfully there were no lasting effects or damage from this; I was lucky), followed by the worst 3 weeks of my life, in which I had 10 severe uterine haemorrhages and heavy bleeding in-between the haemorrhages. I am almost passing out all the time from hypovolemia and […]

Audiobook review: The Final Empire (Mistborn Book 1) by Brandon Sanderson

Length of audiobook: 24 hours 40mins Narrator: Michael Kramer (American accent) Genre: Fantasy Audiobook description on iTunes: A thousand years ago evil came to the land and has ruled with an iron hand ever since. The sun shines fitfully under clouds of ash that float down endlessly from the constant eruption of volcanoes. A […]

What role have books played in my life?

Books were read to me before I can even remember, before my first memories of life. I wonder what impact they had on me and on my growing brain. Were the stories being woven into my subconscious? It’s bizarre that even though my memories from that age are gone, when I see the front […]