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A Month in Books: August

August definitely saw me getting my book reading mojo back, and I’m hoping this will carry me through to the end of the year (only 6 books behind my Goodreads challenge…so do-able hopefully?). Unbecoming by Jenny Downham (2015, David Fickling Books) Jenny Downham wrote one of my favourite young adult novels, Before I Die, and so… Continue reading A Month in Books: August

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A Month in Books: March & April

I’ve had a much better reading month(s) in March and April, even if I am (still) falling behind my reading goals.  The past two months involved books about pop stars, dystopian realities and finally reading one of the most hyped-about novels of the last year. Swing Time by Zadie Smith (2016, Hamish Hamilton) I was very… Continue reading A Month in Books: March & April

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Two Months in Books: January & February

This isn’t really how I wanted to start my 2017 reading year, but here I am, rolling together two months of reading. So far this year, I’ve read six books meaning I’m already two behind my Goodreads challenge which is causing me more angst than I really care to admit. However, I’ve read a real… Continue reading Two Months in Books: January & February

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A Month in Books: July

The perks of having three weeks off work last month is definitely the fact that I polished off quite a lot of books, and a couple in particular were just fab (and then there was one rather large disappointment). Behind the Beautiful Forevers by Katherine Boo (2012, Portobello) India is a country whose current state I… Continue reading A Month in Books: July

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A Month in Books: June

Having spent many months moaning about feeling pretty underwhelmed by my reading experiences; this month, perhaps aided by the fact that I was on holiday and just wanting to avoid the disaster of the ~real world~ I am finally back on track with my Goodreads goal and really ploughed through the following (and really enjoyed… Continue reading A Month in Books: June