January 2022 TBR

Can someone tell me where 2021 went? How it went so quickly and also why it took sooooo long? I thought that I would be a little more ahead, but I am not. Again…

Suddenly it is TBR time again. You know the drill, he is an unfeasibly large list that I will be picking my books from:


Finishing Off (Still!)

Lotharingia – Simon Winder

Sea People- Christina Thompson

On The Marsh – Simon Barnes

Another Fine Mess – Tim Moore

Elephant Complex – John Gimlette

Opened Ground – Seamus Heaney

Thicker Than Water – Cal Flyn

Tall Tales and Wee Stories Billy Connolly

Nests – Susan Ogilvy

A Thing Of Beauty – Peter Fiennes


Blog Tours

None this month


Review Copies

The Fairy Tellers – Tales Nicholas Jubber

The Cure For Sleep – Tanya Shadrick

Astral Travel – Elizabeth Baines

The Germans and Europe – Peter Millar

Britain Alone – Philip Stephens

We Own This City – Justin Fenton

Spaceworlds –  Ed. Mike Ashley

The Power of Geography – Tim Marshall

Finding the Mother Tree – Suzanne Simard

The Four Horsemen – Emily Mayhew

The Spy who was left out in the Cold – Tim Tate

The Devil You Know – Gwen Adshead & Eileen Horne

Letters from Egypt –  Lucie Duff Gordon

The Sea Is Not Made Of Water – Adam Nicholson

Above the Law – Adrian Bleese

Somebody Else – Charles Nicholl

Scenes from Prehistoric Life – Francis Pryor

The Turkish Embassy Letters – Mary Wortley Montagu

Survival of the City – Edward Glaeser & David Cutler

Wish You Weren’t Here – Gabby Hutchinson Crouch

Black Lion – Sicelo Mbatha

The Babel Message – Keith Kahn-Harris

Biography of a Fly – Jaap Robben

The Heath – Hunter Davies

An English Farmhouse – Geoffrey Grigson


Library Books

The White Birch – Tom Jeffreys

Planetfall – Emma Newman

After Atlas – Emma Newman



Opened Ground – Seamus Heaney

History of Forgetfulness – Shahe Mankerian


Challenge Books

Wintering – Katherine May

An English Farmhouse – Geoffrey Grigson

Biography of a Fly – Jaap Robben

Nests – Susan Ogilvy

Thirteen Ways to Smell a Tree – David George Haskell

The Night Lies Bleeding – M.D. Lachlan

Divided – Tim Marshall

The Wonderful Mr Willughby – Tim Birkhead

The House of Islam- Ed Husain

Asian Waters – Humphrey Hawksley

Blue Mind – Wallace J. Nichols

21 Lessons for the 21st Century- Yuval Noah Harari

The Restless Kings- Nick Barratt

To Obama- Jeanne Marie Laskas

What We Have Lost – James Hamilton-Paterson


Clearance Books

Our Game –  John Le Carré

The Tailor of Panama – John Le Carré

Year of the Golden Ape – Colin Forbes

Dreaming in Code: – Scott Rosenberg


Photo Books

Lost Dorset: The Towns – David Burnett


All Year Reads

Word Perfect – Susie Dent

A Poem For Every Night Of The Year – Allie Esiri


Er. That’s it. I think…

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  1. kaggsysbookishramblings

    Wow! As I always think when I see one of your TBR lists, good luck…

    • Paul

      Thank you!

  2. Liz Dexter

    Ha, yes, I echo Kaggsy! Have fun, too!

    • Paul

      Thank you, Liz

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