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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 Year in Review: 2016

2016 was a bit of a year.  From political decisions that shook the long-standing beliefs I’ve had about other people, to losing my Gran and many icons that I’ve grown-up loving (Carrie Fisher, George Michael, David Bowie), it’s one that I’ll be happy to see the back of. However, lots of pretty great stuff happened this… Continue reading A Year in Review: 2016

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Magic, Nostalgia & Fantastic Beasts

This past weekend, I went to see Fantastic Beasts & Where to Find Them. I’ll be honest and say I wasn’t really excited about seeing it. I felt like it was potentially a bit of a cash-grab, especially after being pretty unwhelmed by reading Cursed Child. However, a Potter-mad housemate and Eddie Redmayne’s face got me into my local cinema.… Continue reading Magic, Nostalgia & Fantastic Beasts