Great books to give a friend

I tend to find that the summer and autumn a very birthday-heavy seasons and I love taking the opportunity to give my friends not only something that I love, but also something that I think they’ll love. With that in mind, I’ve made a list of 10 books that I would give, have given or…

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Review: Eat, Pray, Love by Elizabeth Gilbert

One woman’s search for everything A writer’s honest and humble memoir of her travels to Italy, India and Indonesia as she sets out to find pleasure, spirituality and balance… Divided into three sections, totalling 108 short chapters (for some meaningful reason which I’ve forgotten since reading about it), this non-fiction read starts at the beginning…

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Review: Grace and Fury… the new Hunger Games?

“In a world where women have no rights, one wrong move could cost them their lives” I’m not afraid to admit that I love a bit of YA, especially when it’s a series, and why should I be? They’re fast-paced, well-written and allow me to escape back to my teenage years (when life was a…

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Books I want to read this summer

Although the summer is a little far away for me still, as I am currently knee-deep in my MA dissertation and will be for the foreseeable future, I thought it would be a good idea to start planning my summer TBR (if only to procrastinate and look forward to better times)! For any of you…

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Review: How to be both by Ali Smith

“A renaissance artist of the 1460s. A child of a child of the 1960s. Two tales of live and injustice twist into a singular yarn where time gets timeless, knowing gets mysterious, fiction gets real – and all life’s givens get given a second chance.” Split in to two distinct sections, this book follows George,…

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My Top 5 Reads

Hi there! Since this is a new blog, I thought I’d give you an insight to the kinds of books that I like to read, to let you see if this is a blog you might be interested in following. I hope so!   1. All the light we cannot see by Anthony Doerr. This…

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Monthly Favourite: May

Eleanor Oliphant is completely fine by Gail Honeyman “Eleanor Oliphant leads a simple life. She wears the same clothes to work every day, eats the same meal deal for lunch every day and buys the same two bottles of vodka to drink every weekend. Eleanor Oliphant is happy. Nothing is missing from her carefully timetabled…

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