Throwback Thursday: June 2012

Throwback Thursday

#ThrowbackThursday

Revisiting what I posted 10 years ago
(my blog was born on September 29, 2010)
following the idea I found at The Chocolate Lady’s Book Review Blog
(click on this link or the logo to see where the idea started from,
and to post the link to your own post).

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Today, I’m revisiting June 2012.
I published 28 posts, 7 of these were reviews.

Of these books, here is the one that received most views:

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Bring Up The Bodies

A very solid historical novel for sure.
Reading the whole trilogy was a great experience:
Wolf Hall, Bring Up the Bodies, and The Mirror and the Light.

Another excellent book I read that month:

The Devotion of Suspect X

This was my discovery of Keigo Higashino.
I have read 2 more by him since, and 3 are no my TBR.

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HAVE YOU READ THESE BOOKS?
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My next post on this meme will be on September 8

Throwback Thursday: August 2011

Throwback Thursday

#ThrowbackThursday

Revisiting what I posted 10 years ago,
following the idea I found at The Chocolate Lady’s Book Review Blog
(click on this link or the logo to see where the idea started from,
and to post the link to your own post).

On the first Thursday of the month available on my site,
I’m planning to post about the previous month, 10 years before.

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Today, I’ll be revisiting August 2011.

I published 24 posts, 9 of these were reviews.
A lot of the other posts are part of the meme Wordless Wednesday.
I was also doing a reading challenge on The Art of the Novella.
And it’s that month that I started my long series of “I Love France” posts.

Here are the reviews which received most views:

  the dead   of mice and men

But here are today my favorite reads from that month.
If you haven’t read them yet, I highly encourage you to check my reviews (updated).
The book by Simon Van Booy was the very first one I received through Netgalley!

  Wolf Hall everything beautiful began after  

The Invetion of Hugo Cabret

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HAVE YOU READ THESE BOOKS?
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Next post will be on October 7

Book review: The Mirror and the Light

The Mirror and the Light

The Mirror and the Light,
by Hilary Mantel
Thomas Cromwell #3
Henry Holt and Co/Macmillan
3/10/2020
784 pages
Historical fiction

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Eight years have gone by since the publication of Bring Up the Bodies, the second book in the Thomas Cromwell series by Hilary Mantel. So I was a bit nervous, thinking I would be lost jumping in The Mirror and the Light, book three, so many years later. I was also a bit intimidated by the size of the book (784 pages. These days, I tend to avoid huge books, unless they are written by really excellent authors). As often, my fears were not justified.
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