Morning all and welcome to the last Sunday in January. It’s hard to believe the month is almost over, but given time goes quicker the older you get and I’m not getting any younger, it’s probably no surprise. Still, for me, it’s been quite a good month – getting my first freelance jobs was a big and brilliant thing. This week, it was also a tiring thing as I took on two jobs afraid to say no. I am sure that will change as I become more confident the work will come and I figure out my limits but it meant this week I had later nights that I have had for a while. Still, it’s better than week-in-week-out 9:5 so I’m not complaining (honest!).
The work did impact the blog a little bit, with posts early in the week but then nothing until Saturday, with my stacking shelves post – which was nice and short because I only picked up two books this week.
Perfect Girlfriend is especially pleasing because I won it in a giveaway and I don’t win very often. With the rest of my posts, I introduced my latest read, The Death House by Sarah Pinborough, which I have finished and really enjoyed, and I published two reviews.
Perfect Death by Helen Fields I actually read forever ago, as this is one of my favourite series, but I couldn’t review it till its release this week. Set in Edinburgh, Fields has created two great detectives and some great stories with very clever killers – I can’t recommend this book and this series enough.
Murder in Little Shendon by A. H. Richardson is a book that you really shouldn’t judge by it’s cover because, lets be honest, it’s not that nice to look at. But it’s a good cosy. Fun to read with plenty of red herrings. I don’t read a lot of cosy mysteries but this make me think that I should read more.
And that’s it for me this week. What about you? What have you been up to, reading and otherwise?
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