Last year, I had great fun reviewing the year gone by according to this end-of-the-year-survey @Perpetual Page Turner. This year, too I am going to do the same.Number Of Books You Read: 84Number of Re-Reads: FiveGenre You Read The Most From: Mystery1. Best Book You Read In 2014?(If you have to cheat — you can … Continue reading Reading 2014: End of year book survey
Tag: Favourite Reads
A Baker’s Dozen: Top 13 Reads (Mystery) of 2012
Last year, I had decided to do a feature called Twelve Best. The idea was to post a list of my favourite reads. However, due to a lack of time and commitment, I could not do it more than once. This year, I am determined to make it a regular feature, though now titled: A … Continue reading A Baker’s Dozen: Top 13 Reads (Mystery) of 2012
Top Ten Tuesday: Favourite Books since Blogging
With time at a premium nowadays, I hardly get time to participate in memes. But when I saw that the current Top Ten Tuesday post required one to list one's favourites since one started blogging, I couldn't resist it.So, here goes in alphabetical order:The Clock in the Hat-Box by Anthony GilbertThe jury is convinced that … Continue reading Top Ten Tuesday: Favourite Books since Blogging
H is for Hamlet, Revenge! by Michael Innes
Michael Innes (J.I.M Stewart) is one of my favourite Golden-Age writers and there was a time when I read his books one after the other till I ran through all the titles the various libraries (I frequent) had on their shelves. After all these years, the titles and the plots are a little hazy but … Continue reading H is for Hamlet, Revenge! by Michael Innes
Crime Fiction Pick of June
Crime Fiction Pick of the Month is a monthly meme hosted @ Mysteries in Paradise where one cites one's favourite crime read(s) of that particular month. Well, my vote goes to John Dickson Carr's The Eight of Swords which not only has a decent mystery but plenty of humour too.
February: Pick of the Month
Crime Fiction Pick of the Month is a monthly meme hosted by Mysteries in Paradise. The idea is to list your favourite crime read of the month. Well, I read three mystery books in February, all good, but my vote goes to The Story of Ivy by Belloc Lowndes, first published in 1927.
Favourite Crime Read
Kerrie @Mysteries in Paradise has started a new meme in which one picks one's favourite crime read of the month.Well, I read four novels last month, all mysteries, but my pick is A Coffin for Dimitrios by Eric Ambler, first published in 1939.