Friday Book Share #8

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It’s been quite a while since my last blog post! I’m so sorry, Christmas is getting too stressful to get any time off 😦 but here I am again! And you know what time it is…?

It’s #FridayBookShare time! This is a tag created by Shelley Wilson which helps us recommend books to our friends.

Do you want to join in? That’s easy! Just complete the following for a book of your choosing:

First line of the book.

Recruit fans by adding the book blurb.

Introduce the main character using only three words.

Delightful design (add the cover image of the book).

Audience appeal (who would enjoy reading this book?)

Your favourite line/scene.

So what book do I have in store today?

CAT’S CRADLE

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Friday Book Share #7

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It’s Friday again! Which means it’s time for #FridayBookShare, a wonderful tag created by Shelley Wilson. This tag lets us tell people about wonderful books we love, and is there anything better than talking about our favourite books?

So why don’t you recommend a book too? What you need to do, if you want to share it, is complete the following for a book of your choosing:

First line of the book.

Recruit fans by adding the book blurb.

Introduce the main character using only three words.

Delightful design (add the cover image of the book).

Audience appeal (who would enjoy reading this book?)

Your favourite line/scene.

So what is the book I have prepared for you today? Get ready for…

FEN, by DAISY JOHNSON

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Friday Book Share #6

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It’s Friday again! Which means it’s time for #FridayBookShare, a wonderful tag created by Shelley Wilson. This tag lets us tell people about wonderful books we love, and is there anything better than talking about our favourite books?

So why don’t you recommend a book too? What you need to do, if you want to share it, is complete the following for a book of your choosing:

First line of the book.

Recruit fans by adding the book blurb.

Introduce the main character using only three words.

Delightful design (add the cover image of the book).

Audience appeal (who would enjoy reading this book?)

Your favourite line/scene.

I mentioned in my last post that I have just finished reading Imperium, by Robert Harris; and, since I’m about to finish the second book in the saga, which I am enjoying immensely, I thought I would recommend it, too! So, without further preamble, let’s recommend…

LUSTRUM, by ROBERT HARRIS

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Friday Book Share #5

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I may be busy packing up and preparing a lecture that is sure to turn into nervous blabbering, but that doesn’t mean I don’t have to share some books with you! And Friday Book Share is the perfect way to do just that.

Shelley Wilson created this tag to help us recommend books to our friends by telling them what we love about them. There is no way I’m not doing it!

Do you want to do it too? You just have to choose a book and fill in the following:

First line of the book.

Recruit fans by adding the book blurb.

Introduce the main character using only three words.

Delightful design (add the cover image of the book).

Audience appeal (who would enjoy reading this book?)

Your favourite line/scene.

And today’s book will be…

THE NAME OF THE WIND

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Friday Book Share #4

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It’s been a while, but the tag is book: it’s Friday Book Share time!

This is a tag created by Shelley Wilson which helps us recommend books to our friends by telling them what we love about our favourite books. It’s absolutely lovely!

Does that sound amazing? You can do it too! Just complete the following for a book of your choosing:

First line of the book.

Recruit fans by adding the book blurb.

Introduce the main character using only three words.

Delightful design (add the cover image of the book).

Audience appeal (who would enjoy reading this book?)

Your favourite line/scene.

And this time, I have chosen…

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Let’s begin!

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Friday Book Share #3

It’s Friday! And that can only mean one thing…

It’s #FridayBookShare time! This is a tag created by Shelley Wilson which helps us recommend books to our friends

Do you want to join in? That’s easy! Just complete the following for a book of your choosing:

First line of the book.

Recruit fans by adding the book blurb.

Introduce the main character using only three words.

Delightful design (add the cover image of the book).

Audience appeal (who would enjoy reading this book?)

Your favourite line/scene.

So what book do I have in store today? It’s none other than The Colour of Magic, in the wonderful Discworld series!

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#FridayBookShare 2

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It’s Friday again! Which means it’s time for #FridayBookShare, a wonderful tag created by Shelley Wilson. This tag lets us tell people about wonderful books we love, and is there anything better than talking about our favourite books?

So why don’t you recommend a book too? What you need to do, if you want to share it, is complete the following for a book of your choosing:

First line of the book.

Recruit fans by adding the book blurb.

Introduce the main character using only three words.

Delightful design (add the cover image of the book).

Audience appeal (who would enjoy reading this book?)

Your favourite line/scene.

Today, I will introduce you to one of the trilogies that captivated and influenced me the most during my teenage years: The Chronicles of the Dragonlance!

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