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My Audiobook Adventures

‪I have deteriorated further. My neck keeps subluxing and breaking away further in a particular direction and my skull rolls about independently on the pillow so I can’t ever keep it still or safe. It’s impossible to sleep with it moving around and bending the vertebrae close to snapping point. I’m rarely able to look […]

Best and Worst of 2018


These are my best and worst books, films, television programmes, sport and videos of 2018 […]

Book Club: January


Apologies that my choice of books for October, November and December of my virtual book club all turned out to be a bit rubbish. But finally! January has come up trumps. I wasn’t bored once while listening to The Handmaid’s Tale. Thank goodness for that. I was beginning to think that I had stopped enjoying […]

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 […]

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 […]