Late Cuts

Late Cuts: Musings on Cricket by Vic Mark was highly recommended by a friend who is a Somerset fan through and through and eagerly anticipated by myself, a big fan …

Wisden on Yorkshire

Wisden on Yorkshire an Anthology by Duncan Hamilton is not for the faint hearted! [amazon_link asins=’B00NYI76WK’ template=’ProductLink’ store=’chrism-21′ marketplace=’UK’ link_id=’673702a9-85ea-11e8-8d89-17ec9aa61170′] It is however a book that any self respecting, cricket …

When Will There Be Good News

When Will There Be Good News by Kate Atkinson is probably the best Kate Atkinson book that I have read. In rural Devon, six-year-old Joanna Mason witnesses an appalling crime. …

Dead Simple

Possibly my favourite so far! Clever (but warped) back story of a prank gone wrong. Great characters, including the continuation of Detective Superintendent Roy Grace’s life. It is possibly the …

Looking Good Dead

Really enjoyed this book. Great (but sick) back story of snuff movies . Great characters, including the continuation of Detective Superintendent Roy Grace’s life. I don’t think I have any …

The Great Indoors by Sabine Durrant

Couldn’t tell you why I picked The Great Indoors by Sabine Durrant to read. Not exactly my normal choice of book, although that said I have tried to read anything …

Blackberry Wine by Joanne Harris

It took me a while to get round to reading Blackberry Wine by Joanne Harris. In fact I remember starting it once and it not grabbing me straight away. I …

The Road by Cormac McCarthy

I read The Road with a element of apprehension after a couple of people had told me it was depressing. Before I read it I checked put what Amazon had …

Amazon Mobile for iPhone

Native app for Amazon.com is a must-have for any shopping trip This was an interesting read over on Macworld, for anyone that likes Books, uses Amazon and has an iPhone! …

The Art Of Black & White Photography

The Art Of Black And White Photography ($44.95) looks at techniques for creating superb images in a digital workflow: Over the last few years, most books on photography emphasized explaining …

More Summer Reading

Just read four, somewhat different books, over the last couple of weeks as the summer binge continues!! We are in the middle of a exceptionally hot period at the moment. …

6 Of The Best

6 of the best – a phrase that will bring back memories for a number of the UK readers I imagine!!! A friend of Sands recently returned to live in …

Recent Books Read

I seem to have worked my way through a number of books since I last posted on books read. At least one was a recommendation from Gary, one was a …

Half of a Yellow Sun

This is a great book. It is the type of book that I really enjoy, as by telling the story it passes on some of the history of the place …

Bono on Bono

Bono on Bono is a interseting approach in that it is a series of conversations with a journalist friend across a year or so and touching on a wide range …

iWoz

I was excited when I got the iWoz book for Christmas, not because I was surprised as I had told Sands it would be a good book for her Mum …