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July reads 2017

I’m in the middle of three books at the moment, so August’s wrap-up will, in theory, have a whole lot of stuff. But, for now, the three I finished in what was a very busy month: Stay With Me by … Continue reading

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Oddly specific book recommendations #1: Shoeburyness

According to the Meaning of Liff, ‘Shoeburyness’ is: the vague uncomfortable feeling you get when sitting on a seat that is still warm from somebody else’s bottom I think what you need in that situation is either an extremely immersive … Continue reading

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June reads 2017

Bitch Planet Triple Feature #1 (comics, fiction) This is three short stories that take place within the universe of the main Bitch Planet series. I really like getting snippets of people and stories outside of the main narrative in dystopias, … Continue reading

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May reads 2017

Slowly slowly being able to read more… Bitch Planet #10 by Kelly Sue DeConnick & Valentine DeLandro (comics, fiction) It’s impossible to spoiler-free review a series as it gets further down the line, so I’ll just say, as usual, that … Continue reading

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Book recommendations for Mental Health Awareness Week

A few novels, comics, and a zine that look at mental health in a variety of ways: The Shock of the Fall by Nathan Filer (novel) This book does that thing I find annoying where it hints at Something Bad … Continue reading

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April reads 2017

I’m slowly finding ways of reading more again and I’m so enjoying it. Probably twice as many pages read as last month, but, more importantly, I’m regularly carving out little spaces where I’m not too exhausted. Winner. Do Not Say … Continue reading

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March reads 2017

I only finished two books this month, which is the least I’ve read in a very long time. On Friday evening I considered pushing through my exhaustion to read another one because two ‘wasn’t enough for someone who has a … Continue reading

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