A Winner and a Finalist

So, we have a winner for October’s Reading Roulette and it is…..drum roll please……The Sisters Brothers by Patrick de Witt.


Voting was very close and I have a feeling that I might try and squeeze The Thirteenth Tale and The Hound of the Baskervilles into October’s reading plans as well!

october Reading Roulette


Thanks to everyone who voted, the review should be on the blog in the next few weeks.

I’d also like to thank anyone who voted for me in the Irish Blog Awards, because I have just found out that 746 Books has made it to the finals!


I am a finalist in the Arts & Culture category for this year’s Blog Awards and am completely surprised and delighted. The public vote was 30% of the overall score, so thanks to anyone who took the time to vote for me. I am also in great company and you can check out the shortlist in all the categories here.

The ceremony is on 22 October in Dublin which I’m hoping to attend, so keep an eye out to see how I get on!


Reading Roulette The 746

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I am a 40 something book buying addict trying to reduce the backlog one book at a time!

28 Comments Leave a comment

  1. I keep meaning to read The Thirteenth Tale – I think I’m hoping I’ll forget the story from the TV adaptation a couple of years ago. And I rather enjoyed Bellman and Black, the follow-up. Congratulations on being a finalist – I voted, and you deserved it thoroughly, as it’s a great blog!


  2. Congrats on being a finalist!
    The Sisters Brothers is an interesting read. I didn’t see your poll and would have voted for The Thirteenth Tale but my one extra vote wouldn’t have swung it. Enjoy 🙂


  3. I do hope you get to make it to the ceremony! I’ll be rooting for you. 🙂
    All of those books on your list sound good – can’t wait to hear what you think of them. Sisters Brothers is the only one I’ve read. But, I’ve had the Thirteenth Tale on my list forever.


  4. Congratulations, Cathy, and good luck.
    I’ve had both The Sisters Brothers and The Thirteenth Tale on my TBR forever. I hope you like them both, so that your reviews inspire me to dig them out of the pile and finally read them.


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