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Best books of 2017

At only 44 books (plus about 3 academic books), I read less this year than I have for a long time, but I’ve done so much outside book-life that I don’t really mind. For everyone, doing more of something has … Continue reading

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December reads 2017

The Princess Diarist by Carrie Fisher (non-fiction) Most of this book is about Carrie Fisher’s affair with Harrison Ford during the filming of the first Star Wars film. The blurb suggests the book has more about her experience of the … Continue reading

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November reads 2017

I read most of this in the first couple of weeks of November and then my reading took a nose dive because I was just too tired in the evenings to do much more than Netflix & bed. I’ve got … Continue reading

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September reads 2017

The Goldfinch by Donna Tartt (novel) I spent most of the month reading this off and on, but I’m still finding it difficult to articulate what I think about it. There were times when I thought it was incredible, both … Continue reading

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Oddly specific book recommendations #2: breaking up with someone you love cos it just isn’t right

It’s hard to be broken up with, especially if you think the relationship is going well so it comes as a bit of a shock. But these recommendations are for the breaker-upper. Because breaking up with someone that you love … Continue reading

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August reads 2017

The Glorious Heresies by Lisa McInerney (novel) I enjoyed this while I was reading it but it hasn’t stayed with at all. I like that the different story threads gradually come together (all centered around one somewhat accidental murder), I … Continue reading

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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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