Fun for Monday: My Life in Books Tag

I’m not quite following the rules for this tag as set out by the literaryelephant because it was too hard to complete the sentences using only titles of books I’ve read this year, so I broadened it out to any books I’ve read. This was a lot of fun to do though, can I tempt anyone else to have a go?   In high school I was: one of the Redshirts i.e. no name and no speaking part     I will never be: Half a King … or half a queen either     People might be surprised that: … Continue reading Fun for Monday: My Life in Books Tag

Just One Damned Thing After Another by Jodi Taylor

I was in the mood for no-thinky fun when I picked this up, and that is exactly what I got. Just One Damned Thing After Another is light, makes no demands of the reader except the suspension of disbelief and zips along at a cheerful pace (multiple deaths notwithstanding). It’s the first in a series, and while I don’t think I’ll be carrying on with it, it’s a good start for anyone looking for more than a one book deal. Our heroine is historian Dr Madeleine Maxwell, (Max to her friends), who at the start of the book goes for … Continue reading Just One Damned Thing After Another by Jodi Taylor