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I've been running a poll this week: How many books did you read in 2008?
There are 6 days to go so you can still participate.
Here are the results so far.
Postings in the last week
- Weekly Geek 2009-7: It's All in the Little Grey Cells, My Interview with Hercule Poirot
A different way to present a review.
- Books for Borders: Red Cross Victorian Bushfire Appeal
Borders are collecting good used books. There is also a link in this post to an article by Adrian Hyland.
- Winging Our Way to Left Coast Crime in 11 more sleeps
Off to Hawaii for LCC 2009. Will you be there?
- Review: AREA 7, Matthew Reilly
I've been listening in the car to this thriller for well over a month.
- Agatha Christie Reading Challenge Blog Carnival #2 is published
13 participants reviewed 14 Agatha Christie titles. If oyu read Agatha Christie then this should appeal.
- The last Carnival of Criminal Minds
The Carnival of Criminal Minds has run its course.
- Forgotten Book: SUCH IS LIFE, Joseph Furphy
Australian classic published in the early 20th century.
- Organise an online meeting for your book group
A synchronous online chat is something different to do, and the number of free options is increasing.
- Encompass - finding new authors
An interesting tool on the British Council website to help you find new authors to read, whatever the genre.
- Literature Maps - finding new authors
Another little tool to help you search for new authors.
- ACRC Update - 15 February 2009
Where I've got to in the Agatha Christie Reading Challenge.
- Review: ACRC#8, THE MYSTERY OF THE BLUE TRAIN - Agatha Christie
I've read this many times, watched the video, but it is one of those books where you always notice something different.
- Agatha Christie Reading Challenge Blog Carnival #2 posted
- The final Carnival of Criminal Minds
- 11th Edition: Book Review Blog Carnival
- now - THE PYRAMID, Henning Mankell
- sometime soon, perhaps never THE 19TH WIFE, David Ebershoff (I hate having unfinished books lying around. The longer I leave them, the less inclined I feel to continue with them)
- also listening to, maybe never finish either - CORDUROY MANSIONS, Alexander McCall Smith, ready for ch. 86
- in the car - PERFECTLY PURE AND GOOD, Frances Fyfield
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