Reading wrap-ups! Category

Short reviews of each book I read in a month!

Reading Wrap-Up: February 2017!

Reading Wrap-Up: February 2017!

How Much the Heart Can Hold is a collection of seven short stories, by seven different authors, each exploring a different concept of love. The Hollywood-style, over-the-top…

Reading Wrap-Up: January 2017!

Reading Wrap-Up: January 2017!

This was my first book for the New Year, and was also my first five star read of 2017! There was a lot of hype surrounding Homegoing which…

Reading Wrap-Up: December 2016!

Reading Wrap-Up: December 2016!

The Spy tells the story of Mata Hari, born in the Netherlands in 1876, married to a Dutch Colonial Army Captain in the Dutch East Indies at…

Reading Wrap-Up: November 2016!

Reading Wrap-Up: November 2016!

Autumn, by Ali Smith, is a stunning novel, the first in a quartet following the seasons, that is a quiet but powerful meditation on ageing, memories, family, society…

Reading Wrap-Up: October 2016!

Reading Wrap-Up: October 2016!

All The Birds In The Sky is an unusual story within the realms of science fiction-fantasy-magical realism… it’s really a bit quirky (read: very, very weird)! Set in what…

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  • New book review up on my blog. Link in bio!
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Lincoln in the Bardo, and why I didn't finish it!
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#unpopularopinion !
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Link to blog in bio.
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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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You might just save a life.
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  • My thoughts on the shortlist- on my blog now! Link in bio.
  • Please tell me I'm not the only one... this book is so boring!
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I'm so disappointed!
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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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