Monthly Archives: November 2014

The Girl With All The Gifts by M.R. Carey

This is one of those books that’s hard to review completely without spoiling it, as the major ‘reveal’ happens fairly early on but also shapes the bulk of the novel. So I’m going to just post the blurb to describe … Continue reading

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Keep the Aspidistra Flying by George Orwell

It’s weird that I consider Orwell one of my favourite writers but I’ve only read three of his books. So I decided to pick up one of his lesser-known novels, and it’s a good one. Gordon has a lot of … Continue reading

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Bird Box by Josh Malerman

In Bird Box, a person only has to glimpse something, though nobody is quite sure what that something is, to suddenly lose their minds, kill anyone near them, and then kill themselves. The book switches between Malorie in the present, … Continue reading

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October Reads 2014

I didn’t blog much in October because my internet is broken (currently stealing coffee shop wifi!), but I did manage to get some reading in. I read a few good novels, one very average one, and a whole bunch of … Continue reading

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Limestone Wall by Marlene Lee

Limestone Wall is about living in the past and trying to reconcile it with your present, and about grief for lives never lived and people never really known. It follows recently widowed Evelyn, as she returns to her childhood home … Continue reading

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