May Book Review Round Up

A mixed bag this month – I’ve switching from non-fiction to crime fiction. You can check out my full reviews and book details on the 2017 Book Reviews web page.

**** “Mother’s Day” by Frankie Bow

**** “Ask the Parrot” by Richard Stark

****1/2 “The Drowning Pool” by Ross MacDonald

***1/2 “The Best travel Writing, Volume 11” by James O’Reilly et al (ed)

April Book Review

The emphasis on non-fiction this month was unintentional, these were the books I grabbed from the “to read” pile.

***  “Savage Obsessions” by Glen McNamara

**** “Bury my heart in Bermondsey: Memoir of a funeral director” by Barry Albin Dyer

****1/2 “Role Models” by John Waters

***** “There is no excuse for ugliness” by Clive Blazey

**** “The Road to Little Dribbling” by Bill Bryson

 

 

March Book Review Round Up

Another mixed bag, both in terms of genre and quality.

**** “Mr Love and Justice” by Colin MacInnes

**1/2 “Project Emergence” by Jamie Zakian

**** “Fantastical Beasts and Where to Find Them” by J.K.Rawling

***** “They Shoot Horses, Don’t They?” by Horace McCoy

**1/2 “Uncommon Character: Stories of Ordinary Men and Women Who Have Done the Extraordinary” by Douglas Feavel 

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