Monthly Archives: August 2013

Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn

Gone Girl is the story of Nick and Amy Dunne. They don’t have a perfect marriage, or life, and move to Nick’s hometown after they both lose their jobs in New York and Nick’s mum becomes ill. On their fifth … Continue reading

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The Summer We All Ran Away by Cassandra Parkin

I absolutely loved Cassandra Parkin’s short story collection New World Fairy Tales, so I was very excited to read this, her first novel. The Summer We All Ran Away is set in the ‘then’ and the ‘now’, centred around a … Continue reading

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Love That Dog by Sharon Creech

This is a gorgeous little book. It takes about five minutes to read, but I recommend slowing down, letting it linger, slurping a cup of tea. It’s pretending to be for children but it’s actually for grown-ups too. Love That … Continue reading

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The Best British Short Stories 2013 edited by Nicholas Royle

Putting together a collection like this feels like it would be pretty overwhelming. It’s just the sheer number of lit mags, prize anthologies and new collections published every year, and trying to filter out only British writers within them. I … Continue reading

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