Library is Open - This book is excellent

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mrs bouquet

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Library is Open - This book is excellent
« on: October 06, 2020, 14:57 »
By Mark Greaney  -  "The Gray Man".       He is a legend in the covert world, silently moving from job to job, accomplishing the impossible, then fading away.    He always hits his target   ..........

I came from the library with 10 books, they were heavy to carry, but must have books !! 

What are you reading, apart from seed catalogues.   :D  Mrs Bouquet
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Re: Library is Open - This book is excellent
« Reply #1 on: October 06, 2020, 15:02 »
Yesterday I finished the Shepherd's life by James Rebanks, which I thoroughly enjoyed.
 Today I've started on  chick-lit Here Come the Girls by Milly Johnson :)
Lesley x
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Re: Library is Open - This book is excellent
« Reply #2 on: October 06, 2020, 15:36 »
Just started reading Ellie Deans Cliffhaven series, covers WW11, based in south coast town.  According to my sister it's not great literature but the ideal thing to read on a miserable afternoon.  I have 18 books to read!

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« Reply #3 on: October 06, 2020, 18:52 »
Try some Lucie Whitehouse,  The Bed I Made is set here on the Island which is what made me read it.  She must have done her research well as I knew every thing she mentioned.  The one I have just finished is 'Before We Met'.  They start well and you get through chapters 1-20 and then 21-23 its one chapter at a time but chapter 24 it was one paragraph at a time.  I just had to go away and absorb what I had read.  Men don't come out very well in her books!

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Re: Library is Open - This book is excellent
« Reply #4 on: October 09, 2020, 13:41 »
Just finished Earthsea, 1st 4 books, waiting for Holbeach library to open so they can send Tales from Earthsea

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« Reply #5 on: October 09, 2020, 15:36 »
Is that the fantasy stories about things that .......   Sorry I don't do fantasy, but having said that, all novels are fanatsy.     Hope you library soon opens, ours have been open, albeit on a couple of afternoons only, for a few weeks now.  Mrs B

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Re: Library is Open - This book is excellent
« Reply #6 on: October 09, 2020, 20:55 »
Ursala Le Guin. BBC radio 4 ex did Tales from Earthsea.
My library is open, but several in Lincolnshire still closed.Still have loads at home to read

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« Reply #7 on: October 10, 2020, 07:07 »
Like Mrs. B.  our libraries are open, three afternoons a week.  You have to queue outside and they let three people in at a time.  Most of the reference sections are blocked off but you can ask if you want a book and can name it from these areas.  Only one person per aisle and your name, temperature and a phone number are taken.  Books returned are 'quarantined' for72 hours before being put back out. You go out a different door than you enter.  I will admit I was very grateful it re-opened as I really was scrapping the bottom of the barrel re-reading books on our shelves at home.

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Re: Library is Open - This book is excellent
« Reply #8 on: October 10, 2020, 10:12 »
Our library has just announced it is reopening - but I shan't be going because I don't want to go on a bus atm.
I'm lucky in that we have a book share along the terrace... A large plastic box where you put your read books in and take out those you fancy. It's working well :)
I make sure to wipe the books (and my hands) with sanitizer and then leave them the advised 72hrs before reading.



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