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Five Unforgettable Fictional Fathers. It’s Father’s Day!

Five Unforgettable Fictional Fathers. It’s Father’s Day!

It’s Father’s Day this weekend, so what better time to share five unforgettable fictional fathers! Some are beloved, some are incredibly unlikeable, but they have all made…

Father’s Day Gift Ideas!

Father’s Day Gift Ideas!

Father’s Day is fast approaching, so I have come to the rescue with gift ideas for those hard-to-buy-for men in your life. Here are five books that…

Links I Love #1!

Links I Love #1!

Here are ten links from around the web I have enjoyed recently. There are recommendations on podcasts and poetry, suggestions on books about race, feminism, the refugee…

Three Books of Poems on Cats. It’s International Cat Day!

Three Books of Poems on Cats. It’s International Cat Day!

It’s International Cat Day! And because cats and poems go together like birds and musical theatre, I am celebrating with some poetry! Here are some poems from…

Five Star Predictions ⭐️

Five Star Predictions ⭐️

Today I am sharing five books from my shelf that I haven’t yet read, but am expecting to love. A five star book for me is one…

Shout-Out! Five Favourite BookTubers!

Shout-Out! Five Favourite BookTubers!

BookTube, the YouTube for book-talk, is a wonderful resource to widen your bookish horizons and discover new books to read. It is also the resource responsible for…

Six Wonderful Works of French Literature For Bastille Day!

Six Wonderful Works of French Literature For Bastille Day!

Bonjour! It’s July 14 – Bastille Day! To celebrate all things French, here are six wonderful works of French literature!

5 Weird But Wonderful Books You Should Read With a Wine (or Three): It’s National Wine Day!

5 Weird But Wonderful Books You Should Read With a Wine (or Three): It’s National Wine Day!

May 25. It’s National Wine Day! I’ll forgive you if you weren’t aware. After extensive research, it is a little unclear to me what nation exactly will…

Five Books For Winter Reading!

Five Books For Winter Reading!

Top Five Wednesday is a Goodreads group that each Wednesday shares lists in response to a different topic. The topic this week is “summer reads.” As we are coming…

Five Books With Memorable Mums, for Mother’s Day!

Five Books With Memorable Mums, for Mother’s Day!

It’s Mother’s Day! Let’s celebrate by shining a light on some of the more memorable mums I have read recently! Who are your most memorable fictional mothers?

Five Stunning Book Covers #1!

Five Stunning Book Covers #1!

Of course, we all know it’s what is inside that counts. But it doesn’t hurt when the covers of our precious books are beautiful to look at!…

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Lincoln in the Bardo, and why I didn't finish it!
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The Anti-Cool Girl by Rosie Waterland.
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Rosie first came to fame as the writer of the popular and hilarious recaps of Australia's The Bachelor on Mamamia.
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I highly recommend this book and her podcast called Mum Says My Memoir Is A Lie.
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I am almost half way and think I will put it down for now. I may end up finishing it if it does win the Booker 😳
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