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      Summer Supporter Giveaway   08/31/2020

      Going on a Summer Holiday (Sort Of...)     The summer giveaway for Patreon supporters is finally here and this time we're doing something a little bit different. I want supporters to tell me where you would go on holiday, if you could go anywhere. The winner will receive a bookish prize based on their answer!   Terms and conditions are as usual. Patreon supporters will be automatically entered into the giveaway and selected at random. As we're a little late this year the draw will be held on the second weekend of September. If you aren't currently a supporter but want to be involved in the giveaway you can sign up to support us here:   https://www.patreon.com/bookclubforum  
Ooshie

Ooshie's Book List 2017

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And a very late entry ... :lol:

 

BOOKS READ IN 2017

A Country Road, A Tree –  Jo Baker

A Family Romance –  Anita Brookner

A Private View –  Anita Brookner

A Spool of Blue Thread –  Anne Tyler

Autumn: A Folio Anthology –  Various

Behind Her Eyes - Sarah Pinborough

Black Water –  Louise Doughty

Cast Iron –  Peter May

Dark Fire –  C J Sansom

Days Without End – Sebastian Barry

Dead Man’s Walk – Larry McMurtry

Dissolution –  C J Sansom

Double Fault – Lionel Shriver

Eats, Shoots & Leaves - Lynne Truss

Eileen – Ottessa Moshfegh

End of Watch – Stephen King

Falling Slowly – Anita Brookner

Five Rivers Met on a Wooded Plain –  Barney Norris

Fraud –  Anita Brookner

I See You – Clare Mackintosh

Last Seen Alive – Claire Douglas

Latecomers – Anita Brookner

Mrs Dalloway –  Virginia Woolf

Ms Derby Requests – Sean Chapman (e-book)

My Name is Lucy Barton - Elizabeth Strout

Olive Kitteridge –  Elizabeth Strout

Playing with Fire – Tess Gerritsen

Rushing Waters – Danielle Steel

Slade House –  David Mitchell

Small Great Things – Jodi Picoult

SS-GB – Len Deighton

The Blood in the Moon – Sean Chapman (e-book)

The Blue Flower –  Penelope Fitzgerald

The Couple Next Door - Shari Lapena

The Dandelion Years – Erica James

The Drowned Boy – Karin Fossum

The Giver – Lois Lowry

The Hellbound Heart – Clive Barker

The Lake House –  Kate Morton

The Leftovers – Tom Perrotta

The Lesser Bohemians – Eimear McBride

The Mistletoe Bride – Kate Mosse

The Novel Habits of Happiness – Alexander McCall Smith

The Shining – Stephen King

The Sport of Kings – C E Morgan

The Swimming Pool – Louise Candlish

The Tobacconist – Robert Seethaler

The Waters of Eternal Youth – Donna Leon

The Widow – Fiona Barton

Uncle Silas – J Sheridan Le Fanu

What Belongs to You – Garth Greenwell

 

Most unexpectedly enjoyable - The Lesser Bohemians by Eimear McBride

Most disappointing  - The Leftovers by Tom Perrotta (a bit unfair, perhaps as my disappointment was mostly due to the book being nothing like the series, which I loved)

Disliked most - Eileen by Ottessa Moshfegh (all I can remember is that I found it a thoroughly unpleasant little book from beginning to end)

There was no overall favourite as I thoroughly enjoyed lots of my reading this year :)  If I had to pick just one book to keep and read again... no, can't do it, too hard!

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