My Week in Books – 29th August 2021

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On What Cathy Read Next last week

Blog posts

Monday – I published my review of The Late Train To Gipsy Hill by Alan Johnson.

Tuesday This week’s Top Ten Tuesday topic was Books I Wish I Could Read Again For The First Time.

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. 

Thursday – I shared my publication day review of Planet of Clay by Samar Yazbek, translated by Leri Price.

Friday – I published my review of Snow Country by Sebastian Faulks.

Saturday – I shared my thoughts on The Unfortunate Englishman (Joe Wilderness #2) by John Lawton, book 19 of my 20 Books of Summer 2021.

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


New arrivals

Daughters of War CoverDaughters of War (Daughters of War #1) by Dinah Jefferies (eARC, HarperCollins)

France, 1944. Deep in the river valley of the Dordogne, in an old stone cottage on the edge of a beautiful village, three sisters long for the end of the war.

Hélène, the eldest, is trying her hardest to steer her family to safety, even as the Nazi occupation becomes more threatening.

Elise, the rebel, is determined to help the Resistance, whatever the cost.

And Florence, the dreamer, just yearns for a world where France is free.

Then, one dark night, the Allies come knocking for help. And Helene knows that she cannot sit on the sidelines any longer. But bravery comes at a cost, and soon the sisters’ lives become even more perilous as they fight for what is right. And secrets from their own mysterious past threaten to unravel everything they hold most dear…


On What Cathy Read Next this week

Currently reading

Planned posts

  • Blog Tour/Book Review: The Beloved Girls by Harriet Evans
  • Book Review: Gallowstree Lane by Kate London
  • WWW Wednesday
  • My Five Favourite August Reads
  • Book Review: The Senator’s Darkest Days by Joan E. Histon
  • #6Degrees of Separation
  • Blog Tour/Book Review: The Hidden Child by Louise Fein

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