My Week in Books – 9th May 2021


On What Cathy Read Next last week

Blog posts

Monday – I published my review of historical crime mystery The Heretic’s Mark by S. W. Perry as part of the blog tour. I also shared my Five Favourite April 2021 Reads.

Tuesday This week’s Top Ten Tuesday topic was My Most Recent 5 Star Reads

WednesdayWWW Wednesday is the opportunity to share what I’ve just read, what I’m currently reading and what I plan to read next… and to have a good nose around what others are reading.  I also shared my review of Ariadne by Jennifer Saint as part of the blog tour. 

Thursday – I shared my review of My Sister, The Serial Killer by Oyinkan Braithwaite.

Friday – I published my review of historical adventure Wayward Voyage by Anna M Holmes as part of the blog tour and my publication day review of A Hundred Million Years and a Day by Jean-Baptiste Andrea, translated by Sam Taylor.

Saturday – I summoned up the energy for a clear out of some of the books on my Goodreads To Read shelf as I went DownTheTBRHole.  

Sunday –  I published my review of A Ration Book Daughter by Jean Fullerton as part of the blog tour.

As always, thanks to everyone who has liked, commented on or shared my blog posts on social media.

New arrivals

The Readers' RoomThe Readers’ Room by Antoine Laurain, translated by Emily Boyce & Jane Aitken (review copy, courtesy of Gallic Books) 

When the manuscript of a debut crime novel arrives at a Parisian publishing house, everyone in the readers’ room is convinced it’s something special. And the committee for France’s highest literary honour, the Prix Goncourt, agrees. 

But when the shortlist is announced, there’s a problem for editor Violaine Lepage: she has no idea of the author’s identity. As the police begin to investigate a series of murders strangely reminiscent of those recounted in the book, Violaine is not the only one looking for answers. And, suffering memory blanks following an aeroplane accident, she’s beginning to wonder what role she might play in the story … 

On What Cathy Read Next this week

Currently reading

Planned posts

  • 20 Books of Summer 2021 Sign-Up
  • Top Ten Tuesday: Books With Nature on the Cover
  • Waiting on Wednesday
  • Book Review: My Dark Vanessa by Kate Elizabeth Russell
  • Blog Tour/Book Review: The Assistant by Kjell Ola Dahl
  • Book Review: The Scapegoat by Daphne du Maurier

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