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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!   Thanks to everyone who…

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The Ginger Man turns 60!

This month, JP Donleavy’s picaresque classic The Ginger Man turns 60! Since its first publication in 1955 over 40 million copies of the novel have been sold and to celebrate this milestone, The Lilliput Press have issued a new hardback edition with a foreward by none other than Johnny Depp, who has been a longtime…

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Val Penny's Book Reviews

By Crooked Cat author, Val Penny

a hot cup of pleasure

There is nothing more satisfying than reading a book while sipping a hot cup of tea.

warm days will never cease

A classic is a book that has never finished saying what it has to say. – Italo Calvino

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