Books I want to read this autumn

Wow, I can’t believe how fast this summer went and that it’s time to talk about my next seasonal TBR! Sadly, I didn’t make it through all the books I listed in my ‘Books I want to read this summer’ blog post so some of these you’ll recognise from that post, but I did make…

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Monthly Favourite: August

Rebecca by Daphne du Maurier Last night I dreamt I went to Manderley again… Rebecca had sat on my shelves for about 3 years before I got round to actually reading it. Every time I looked at it, I thought “I would love to read that at some point but not right now”, and reached for…

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Women in translation month: my suggestions

With August as women in translation month (and since I am a female translator myself), I thought I’d have a rummage on my shelves and see what I’ve got hiding away! Interestingly, it appeared that if the book was originally written by a man, it was more likely that it would be translated into English…

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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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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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