Monthly Archives: July 2010

Review Policy

I’ve taken some advice from fellow bloggers and have added a review policy to by blog. Hopefully this will entice publishers and authors to contact me with books to review. Let me know what you think: Rereading this now, it … Continue reading

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The Yugo: The Rise and Fall of the Worst Car in History – Jason Vuic – Book Review

The Yugo: The Rise and Fall of the Worst Car in History – Jason Vuic, copyright 2010. Publisher: Hill and Wang Pages: 262 (including notes and index) Source: Personal Collection – Purchased New You will not find me reviewing many … Continue reading

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Thursday 13 – July 29, 2010

Thursday 13 The purpose of this meme is to get to know everyone who participates a little bit better every Thursday. You can find the unofficial Thursday 13 page here. The 13 Book Blogs I Enjoy Reading the Most (Not … Continue reading

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W…W…W…Wednesdays – July 28, 2010

W…W…W…Wednesdays is a weekly meme hosted by Should Be Reading To play along, just answer the following three (3) questions… * What are you currently reading? * What did you recently finish reading? * What do you think you’ll read next? … Continue reading

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The Telling of Lies – Timothy Findley – Book Review

The Telling of Lies – Timothy Findley, copyright 1986. Publisher: Penguin Canada Pages: 311 Source: Personal Collection – Purchased New I have to be upfront with you. I am a huge fan of Timothy Findley; he is, by far, my … Continue reading

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Monday Musings – July 26, 2010

This week’s musing asks… Do you review books? If so, for who? If not, have you ever thought about doing so? Why, or why not? Unfortunately, the only books I review are my own personal copies for my book blog. … Continue reading

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The Loneliness of the Long-Distance Runner – Alan Sillitoe – Book Review

The Loneliness of the Long-Distance Runner – Alan Sillitoe, Copyright 1959. Publisher: Vintage International Pages: 176 Source: Personal Collection – Purchased New I have to be upfront about this. I am not much of a fan of short story collections. … Continue reading

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Thursday 13 – July 22, 2010

Thursday 13 The purpose of this meme is to get to know everyone who participates a little bit better every Thursday. You can find the unofficial Thursday 13 page here. The 13 Authors I Have Most Recently Read: 1. Timothy … Continue reading

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W…W…W…Wednesdays – July 21st, 2010

W…W…W…Wednesdays is a weekly meme hosted by Should Be Reading To play along, just answer the following three (3) questions… * What are you currently reading? * What did you recently finish reading? * What do you think you’ll read next? … Continue reading

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I Do Not Come to You by Chance – Adaobi Tricia Nwaubani – Book Review

I was really excited to start reading Nigerian author Adaobi Tricia Nwaubani’s debut novel, I Do Not Come to You by Chance. The book won the 2010 Commonwealth Writer’s Prize for best first novel in the Africa category and this … Continue reading

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