I knew this month would come, but I didn't expect it to be May, a month that saw very little travel and not much of a social life.
Because there was work. Too much work.
I'm pretty determined not to make the same mistake in June, if only because I really missed not reading as much. The photo above of two stacks of books represents my "To Read" and my "Read" piles and I hope to make the currently shorter pile much taller before the year is out.
Reading is good for me in more ways than I can explain. Which is possibly why I need to read more.
So, three books in May. One novel, one novella and one non-fiction book about the London Underground.
Hover over the dots to read extracts of my reviews or read the in full over on Goodreads .
1. The Hundred-Year-Old Man Who Climbed Out of the Window and Disappeared by Jonas Jonasson
2. The Uncommon Reader by Alan Bennett
3. Underground, Overground: A Passenger's History of the Tube by Andrew Martin
P.S. If you're a French speaker who reads in English, here's a review of Shy Feet in French . I just love the translation of the title "Des Pieds Timides". One day I hope to have the book translated... one day... In the meantime, get the ebook for less than £3.00/$5.00 here .
Read reviews from January , February , March and April .
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Frances M. Thompson
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