Sorting through the boxes from last year’s house move, I came across all the books that had been sent to me over the past years (more than I care to remember – the years not the books). All had of course been caring and lovingly stored and finding them has brought back some great memories.
With a misty-eyed gaze into the past I recalled many memories associated with long ago blog posts, bloggers, and life events. Of all those books, the ones my eyes looked for straight away were those of Mr Stephen Baum, AKA Bumba, who is still blogging today, and one of the few original readers of this blog, left after the almost ten years of my writing.
Bumba was the first author who ever approached me with the offer of a free book (Up in the Bronx) in exchange for an honest review. Having skim read my original review – not wanting to read deeply in case I cringed so hard I couldn’t type this – I will leave it up to any interested reader to pass verdict on its vintage, or lack thereof. All three reviews can be found in the relevant author page. Continue reading “Baum’s Books”