Category Archives: F1 Book Club

F1 Book Club – Round 10 – Britain

Life is sweet for chocolate maker Chloe Lyon

‘Chocolate Wishes’ by Trisha Ashley was my choice for this week’s book club.

Why?

Well, for one I wanted to read something I actually enjoyed this week. And for another, I love Trisha Ashley’s books.

You got me, I love Chick-Lit. Continue reading

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F1 Book Club – Round 9 – Austria

Time for this week’s ‘F1 Book Club’.

For the Austrian read, I chose ‘The Collected Novellas of Stefan Zweig’ which I borrowed from my local library.

Stefan Zweig was an Austrian author, who died in 1942 in a suicide pact with his second wife in Petropolis, Brazil.

At the height of his career in the 1920s and 1930s he was one of the most celebrated authors in the world.

But what did I think? Continue reading

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F1 Book Club – Round 7 – Canada

📚 This week’s F1 Book Club sees me review ‘Mauve Desert’ by Nicole Brossard. The challenge 21 races, 21 countries, 21 books. This is the 7th book I’ve read. What did I think? … Mauve Desert by Nicole Brossard Book:    … Continue reading

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F1 Book Club – Round 5 – Spain

We’ve reached Spain and this week I have read the following book: Book:    The Shadow of the Wind Author: Carlos Ruiz Zafon ISBN:     9-781-474-609-883 One cold morning in 1945, a man brings his 10-year-old son Daniel to a labyrinthine library … Continue reading

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F1 Book Club – Round 4 – Azerbaijan

Welcome to Azerbaijan. I can’t believe I actually managed to find a book set in Baku and written by someone from Azerbaijan. Book:    Solar Plexus: A Baku Saga in Four Parts Author: Rustam Ibragimbekov ISBN:     9-781-782-671-169 Solar Plexus is a … Continue reading

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F1 Book Club – Round 3 – China

Welcome to China and this delightful book, ‘Bronze & Sunflower’, that is suitable for both adults and children. Book:    Bronze and Sunflower Author: Cao Wenxuan ISBN:     9-781-406-348-460 Bronze has not spoken a word since a terrible fire swept through his … Continue reading

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F1 Book Club – Round 2 – Bahrain

We’re in Bahrain, and for this week a short story set in the sunshine. Book:    The Pearl Thief Author: Noor Al Noaimi ISBN:     9-781-511-812-160 This is a lovely little short story about Hassan. A poor Bahraini islander, who finds himself … Continue reading

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