Monthly Archives: February 2015

Double review: ‘Florence and Giles’ & ‘The Girl Who Couldn’t Read’ by John Harding

Florence & Giles is narrated by Florence, a 12-year-old girl in the 1890s living with her younger brother Giles. They are orphans, and under the care of an uncle who lives away and doesn’t believe girls should learn to read, … Continue reading

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Sweet Home by Carys Bray

I haven’t read a short story collection in ages and I can’t believe I left this sitting on my shelf for so long. Sweet Home is a collection of stories about childhood, parenthood, and loss. Some have a magical realism … Continue reading

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Who I’m watching: Booktube recommendations #2

I wrote a post a little while ago talking about how I’ve gotten more into watching booktube (people on youtube who talk about books), so I thought I’d give you some more recommendations, particularly as I often see people say … Continue reading

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January Reads 2015

I read a weird mix of books in January – jumping around genres. I also didn’t read at all for a couple of weeks in the middle because of moving / health shenanigans, so I’m surprised by the amount I … Continue reading

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