29 Aug 2015


With reviews of books such as Lynda La Plantes Prime Suspect and more recently Sophie Hannah's Hurting Distance and Robert Muchamore's Maximum Security  I thought it might be nice to formally introduce you to Leanne. TT


My name is Leanne and I live in the little leafy town of Ryton, in the Tyne Valley. I work with with Mr T and have counted the Terrys as good friends for almost a decade now.

I have a full blown obsession with literacy - in particular the importance of reading. I've been an avid reader since I was a tiny girl and I truly feel that it has shaped my life.

I will be lucky enough to be popping up on Tracy's wonderful blog every so often as a guest reviewer, so it's probably about time I told you lovely folks a bit more about myself. As I could happily waffle on all day, I felt it may be slightly less torturous for you if I made two lists ...

Things I love and value above all others:
  • My long suffering other half, Joe
  • My awesome family and friends
  • My Bedlington Terrier, Willow
  • All books - in particular crime, historical fiction and cosy murder mysteries
  • The authors Sharon Bolton, Mari Hannah, MC Beaton & Richard Montanari
  • The smell of new books
Things I hate:
  • Arrogance
  • Bullying
  • Racism & fascism 
  • Wasps
  • Flying
  • Celery
  • Animal cruelty
  • Parsnips
  • Rudeness - in particular individuals who have a lack of manners
  • Sharks
  • Negativity
  • Being too hot
  • Blood.


Kelly said...

Nice to "meet" you, Leanne, and thanks for sharing these things. I know this is primarily a book blog, but I'd love if you shared a photo of Willow with us sometime. Bedlingtons are such neat looking dogs!

Brian Joseph said...

This is a neat post.

A list of likes and dislikes is, in my opinion a great way to express oneself, especially to a new audience.

I share many of the likes and dislikes listed here. I do not think that I have ever had aChicken and Leak Pie but I am getting hungry just thinking of one :)

So many books, so little time said...

Hey Leanne, I think a picture of your dog & this would be perfect. Based on your likes and dislikes I think we would get on grand

Lainy http://www.alwaysreading.net

Gina R said...

A pleasure to meet you! ^-^

Leanne said...

Cheers, folks!

Kelly & Lainy (love the name)- I've sent Tracy a couple of pictures of Willow, so she should be appearing on the blog soon :)

Brian - you simply MUST try chicken and leek pie - it's amazing!!

L xx

Tracy Terry said...

Thanks Leanne, I'll be sure to share those photos soon.

Not a fan of chicken and leek pie for obvious reasons, I do however love a good leek pudding.

Bo said...

Welcome! I look forward to reading your posts!