Favourite Books of 2019

That time of year again, where I do my list of best books and movies. As usual, I've split my favourite books into fiction and nonfiction. Let's crack on. Nonfiction 5. Jump! by Daniel Engber Engber's short book is about the attempts to create parachutes as aviation began to take off (pun intended). He captures a … Continue reading Favourite Books of 2019

Book Review: Raven Black by Ann Cleeves

As is family tradition, my dad passed this book on to me after he finished reading it and for a while it just sat in my "to read" pile. I think often when you're given a book there's less enthusiasm to crack on with it, the books you've chosen for yourself are more attractive prospects. … Continue reading Book Review: Raven Black by Ann Cleeves

Book Review: Death on the Nile by Agatha Christie

After Murder on the Orient Express, this is probably Hercule Poirot's most famous case and further evidence that travelling with the Belgian sleuth is inadvisable. Fellow passengers on trains and planes have bought the farm while travelling with Poirot, and here death visits while he's on a Nile cruise. Poirot is in Egypt for a … Continue reading Book Review: Death on the Nile by Agatha Christie