Jo Blackburn’s Profile

Sign in to Goodreads to learn more about Jo.

Creative Painting...
Rate this book
Clear rating

Jo Blackburn Jo Blackburn said: " "I am constantly delving in and out of this book,its so inspiring! The examples of what can be achieved by this medium are incredibly beautiful. I 'dabble' in pastels myself and I shift from thinking I will be as good as the featured artists, to why ...more"

progress:  On page 121. Dec 13, 2011 01:32PM

The Queen's Sorrow
Jo Blackburn is currently reading
bookshelves: currently-reading
Rate this book
Clear rating

Outside the Ordin...
Jo Blackburn is currently reading
by Dori Ostermiller (Goodreads Author)
bookshelves: currently-reading
Rate this book
Clear rating


Jo's Recent Updates

Jo Blackburn and 4 other people liked Julie Lees's review of Eloise:
Eloise by Judy Finnigan
"‘Eloise’ is a first novel by she of ‘Richard and Judy’ fame, Judy Finnigan.

It tells the story of a woman grieving for the loss of her friend, the eponymous Eloise, who has died, prematurely, at the age of forty-five from cancer.

The atmospheric bac..." Read more of this review »
It's Only Rock 'n' Roll by Jo Wood
"One thing she doesn't address is her plastic surgeries and it's obvious she's had them. What a depraved life the Rolling Stones lead. I had read in another book on Mick Jagger what an insulated from reality life it really is, and she does get into..." Read more of this review »
Jo Blackburn is now following Anita Shreve's reviews
Jo Blackburn voted on a poll
Do you know HTML?

She voted for: Yes
" Did it with my dad, it's HIS fault - he has alzheimers! "
6/20 questions correct (30.0%) in 7 mins 12 secs
Take this quiz »
Creative Painting with Pastel by Carole Katchen
Rate this book
Clear rating
" Never mind all that blurb! When are you going to write another great book like the Hippopotamus?? I could do with a good laugh Stephen x "
When God Was a Rabbit by Sarah Winman
" Go for it Dena! Couldn't have said it better myself!! "
Jo Blackburn wants to read
That Woman by Anne Sebba
Rate this book
Clear rating
More of Jo's books…
Mary Shelley
“the companions of our childhood always possess a certain power over our minds which hardly any later friend can obtain.”
Mary Shelley, Frankenstein

Jess C. Scott
“When someone loves you, the way they talk about you is different. You feel safe and comfortable.”
Jess C. Scott, The Intern

“The things you do for yourself are gone when you are gone, but the things you do for others remain as your legacy.”
Kalu Ndukwe Kalu

Robert Fulghum
“We’re all a little weird. And life is a little weird. And when we find someone whose weirdness is compatible with ours, we join up with them and fall into mutually satisfying weirdness—and call it love—true love.”
Robert Fulghum, True Love

Ally Condie
“Growing apart doesn't change the fact that for a long time we grew side by side; our roots will always be tangled. I'm glad for that.”
Ally Condie, Matched

1,310 books | 81 friends

Mona Abbas
1,187 books | 25 friends

4,149 books | 170 friends

1,015 books | 238 friends

438 books | 5,612 friends

2,945 books | 203 friends

Bert Mu...
54 books | 3,089 friends

418 books | 42 friends

More friends…
The Color Purple by Alice WalkerWomen, Sex And Astrology by Sarah BartlettStill Waters by Jennifer LauckBlackbird by Jennifer LauckThe Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe by C.S. Lewis
Best Books Ever
35,915 books — 137,932 voters
Beautiful Disaster by Jamie McGuireWicked by Addison MooreVex by Addison MooreOf Poseidon by Anna BanksAlmost Paradise by Laurie Hanan
Best Cover Fall/Winter 2011
405 books — 1,629 voters


Quizzes and Trivia

questions answered:
0 (0.0%)

0 (0.0%)

0 (0.0%)

3130810 out of 3130810


best streak:

questions added:

Polls voted on by this member