July 2024 TBR

A tiny bit late in posting this as I couldn’t log into my blog for a day or so. All sorted now so here I am. The TBR seems to be getting longer again, rather than shorter, but I am ploughing through the books bit by bit. Here is the list for this month:


Still Reading

Nature Writing for Every Day of the Year – Ed. Jane McMorland Hunter

A Cloud a Day – Gavin Pretor-Pinney

A Year Of Garden Bees & Bugs: 52 stories of intriguing insects – Dominic Couzens & Gail Ashton

Peat and Whisky: The Unbreakable Bond – Mike Billett


Challenge Books

Labyrinth (Languedoc, #1) – Kate Mosse

Sepulchre (Languedoc, #2) – Kate Mosse

Heartburn – Nora Ephron

Cartes Postales from Greece – Victoria Hislop

Silverview – John Le Carre


Review Books

Bloom: From Food to Fuel, the Epic Story of How Algae Can Save Our World – Ruth Kassinger

Blue Mind: How Water Makes You Happier, More Connected and Better at What You Do – Wallace J. Nichols

The House Divided: Sunni, Shia and the Making of the Middle East – Barnaby Rogerson

Cornish Horrors: Tales from the Land’s End – Ed. Joan Passey

Scenes from Prehistoric Life: From the Ice Age to the coming of the Romans – Francis Pryor

Hunt for the Shadow Wolf: The Lost History of Wolves in Britain and the Myths and Stories That Surround Them – Derek Gow

In All Weathers – Matt Gaw

The Long Unwinding Road: A Journey Through the Heart of Wales – Marc P. Jones

Hedgelands: A Wild Wander Around Britain’s Greatest Habitat – Christopher Hart

Brazilian Adventure – Peter Fleming

Brandy Sour – Constantia Soteriou, Lina Protopapa (Tr)

Enchanted Islands: A Mediterranean Odyssey – A Memoir of Travels through Love, Grief and Mythology – Laura Coffey

The Station – Athos: Treasures and Men – Robert Byron

One Fine Day: A Journey Through English Time – Ian Marchant


Library Book

How Bad Are Bananas?: The Carbon Footprint of Everything – Mike Berners-Lee

Wild Service: A Culture Of Connection And Care – Nick Hayes (Ed)

The Rosewater Redemption – Tade Thompson

The Half Bird – Susan Smillie

Sticky: The Secret Science of Surfaces – Laurie Winkless

All My Wild Mothers: A Memoir Of Motherhood, Loss And An Apothecary Garden – Victoria Bennet


Other Books

There and Back: Photographs from the Edge – Jimmy Chin

Ultra-Processed People: Why Do We All Eat Stuff That Isn’t Food … and Why Can’t We Stop? – Chris van Tulleken

The Unauthorised Biography of Ezra Maas – Daniel James



The Boy from the Chemist is Here to See You – Paul Farley


Any that take your fancy from that list?

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  1. Liz Dexter

    Looking good, mine has gone badly bigger yet again and I now have four review books to get through and feeling guilty. Hope the new job is going well by the way!

    • Paul

      My TBR only ever gets bigger!! It is, much more relaxed than the previous one…

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