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2020 Mid-Year Reading Review and Statistics

What with the pandemic still very much ongoing, BL acting up again, MR’s and Char’s resulting posts re: BookLikes, the BL experience, and moving back to Goodreads, this feels like a somewhat odd moment to post my half-yearly reading stats.  I hope it won’t be the last time on this site, but I fear that […]

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Agatha Christie: Towards Zero & Ordeal by Innocence

Reading Progress Updates 1%: Audible.de has “double feature” deals on a bunch of the Hugh Fraser / Agatha Christie audios at the moment, so for this buddy read I decided to use one of my credits for those (even though I already have the CD versions of both, but what the heck, it’s Christie and […]

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Halloween Bingo 2019 PreParty — Question for 08/09 (Day 9): Book Suggestions for the New Squares? Part 2

DARK ACADEMIA Somehow, British universities and public schools seem to provide a particularly fertile ground for this sort of story: * Dorothy L. Sayers: Gaudy Night (Oxford University) * Agatha Christie: Cat Among the Pigeons (private girls’ school) * Nicholas Blake: A Question of Proof (public school) * Edmund Crispin: The Moving Toyshop (Oxford University) […]

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Summer Reading 2019

  So, summer reading is shaping up as rather busy this year:   First of all, there is Summer of Sherlock, for which my reading list is already as long as a whole year’s worth of reading would have been for me once upon a time.  I’ll also be watching the two Rivals of Sherlock […]

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