My Week In Books (w/e 6th Feb 2022) #booklove #bookupdates #MeAndMyBooks

Hello and welcome to another update of books I have read this week. It felt like a slower reading week, but I have been watching stuff for a change. I am currently binging on Amazon Prime’s Reacher series. There have been a few versions of this series, but I do have to say Alan Ritchson is possibly my favourite Jack Reacher…

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And I swear it has nothing to do with the fact that he has to have several changes of clothing!!!!!

I also watched the new Dune, I am a real fan of the 1984 David Lynch version…


there have been others that are ok. I was a bit dubious about the new Denis Villeneuve one, but it is brilliant. I have watched it twice already and it has only been here for 2 days.

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Now on to the books I have read…

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I do love the cover of The Hemlock Cure by Joanne Burn and it was the cover that caught my eye when I first saw it on NetGalley. This is the story of the plague of 1665/6 and the Derbyshire village of Eyam. I really enjoyed this book. It is a mix of historical fact and fiction, superstition and mistrust. At times this is quite dark and mysterious. Keep an eye out for my review later this week.

From a slow start, Echo by Thomas Olde Heuvelt turned out to be a very mesmerising read. I was so glad I stuck with it as it was a fab read. See my full review HERE.

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Once again Lindsey Hutchinson has created a wonderful historical fiction/ saga story with The Runaway Children. Life isn’t easy, some have it better than others. Just because you live in a house, with clothes and food doesn’t make it a home or a safe place. A full review will be out next week, it is a heartbreaking story that fans of historical fiction and family saga’s will enjoy.

There we are, another week done and dusted.

Have a great week ahead,

Stay Safe and Happy Reading

Yvonne xx

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10 thoughts on “My Week In Books (w/e 6th Feb 2022) #booklove #bookupdates #MeAndMyBooks

  1. “And I swear it has nothing to do with the fact that he has to have several changes of clothing!!!!!”

    Uh huh. Not sure who you’re trying to convince there ๐Ÿคฃ.

    The Hemlock Cure and I did not get on at all. I was so disappointed.

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    1. So I wasn’t very convincing then? ๐Ÿ˜‰ It filled the gap that Witcher left though ๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿคฃ

      I did see your review of The Hemlock Cure and I was a bit worried as I know we have similar tastes in reading, it really worked for me . But we can’t all like all the books we read xx

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      1. Still havenโ€™t seen the second season of The Witcher. I need more plot ๐Ÿ˜. Definitely checking out Reacher later, even though Iโ€™ve never read the books.

        We canโ€™t and Iโ€™m glad your experience was different from mine. ๐Ÿ˜˜

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  2. I saw Dune twice at the cinema! Can’t wait for part 2! I did watch the David Lynch version recently but didn’t like it that much, although it does look and feel more like the book.

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    1. I watched Lynch’s version years ago several times, and agree that it is more with the book., although it is also many years since I last read that as well! It is only when I watched it recently I realised how dated it feels. This new one is great visually and I think this is what makes it work so well.

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      1. Yes it was so amazing to see on the big screen! And the music is fantastic. I love it that science fiction films can finally do the books justice, the special effects etc always liable to be disappointing for older films.

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