My 10 Favourite Books of 2016

As ever split into fiction and nonfiction. Fiction first. 5. Deception Point by Dan Brown Brown isn't the best writer and some of the characterisation and dialogue is wooden but you can't deny he crafts an easy pageturner and I ploughed through this. 4. Lady Killer by Ed McBain When the detectives get a note … Continue reading My 10 Favourite Books of 2016

Book Review: Deception Point by Dan Brown

I've only read one Dan Brown novel before, The Da Vinci Code, and quite enjoyed it. Sure it was largely forgettable but there's no denying that Brown knows how to craft an incredibly effective page turner and for me this book falls into the same territory- not a great book but a gripping read while … Continue reading Book Review: Deception Point by Dan Brown

Book Review: The Football Neutral: Season 2013/14 by Jim Smallman

I adored this book, and found myself really wanting to go out and take in a football match (it has been far too long). The book is a collection of blogs that comedian Jim Smallman wrote after deciding that while he was on the rode he may as well enjoy his Saturday afternoon away from … Continue reading Book Review: The Football Neutral: Season 2013/14 by Jim Smallman