Craig Lancaster – Edward Adrift

It’s been a few years since we last checked in with Edward, and so far, he’s having a shitburger of a year. He was fired (or should I say involuntarily separated) from his job at the Billings Herald Gleaner, his new best friend Donna moved away with her son Kyle, Dr Buckley has retired, and possibly worst of all, Edward’s dragnet tapes have broken, stopping his usual nightly 10pm tradition. Everything is turned upside down for...

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Craig Lancaster – 600 Hours of Edward

There are a lot of books in this genre, and I’ve definitely read a fair few, but I never get tired of them. The book revolves around a man called Edward Stanton. He has aspergers and lives his life around a very strict routine. Waking at the same time almost every day, eating the same meals every week, and of course, his daily 10pm episode of Dragnet (only the colour episodes). A few reviews said that this book was repetitive and that it...

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Review: Graeme Simsion – The Rosie Project

This book was received from the Goodreads First Reads program, where you can enter a giveaway for the chance to win an advanced copy of many books. I believe by the time I received this book, it had already been released in shops, but it made me very happy that mine says ‘Advance Reading Copy’ on the back, and for an extra bonus, it’s autographed too! The book centers on Don Tillman, a very smart but socially awkward professor...

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Now Reading: Daniel Tammet – Born on a Blue Day

This book is the first of four books that my cousin Hannah lent me when she found out about my challenge to read 100 books in a year. I love reading books that other people suggest – they are usually books that you wouldn’t think of reading but most of the time you find something great. This one looks really good, it’s the memoir of Daniel Tammet , a man with Savant Syndrome (an extremely rare form of Aspergers) who according...

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