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Lemony Snicket – The Wide Window

After escaping from the clutches of Count Olaf yet again, but forced to leave Uncle Monty’s house by his unfortunate demise, the Baudelaire children find themselves on Damocles dock, being put into a taxi by Mr Poe to take them… Continue Reading →

Lemony Snicket – The Reptile Room

Before reading this book, I looked at some of the reviews on Goodreads and it seems like a lot of people complaining that this book (and the series) are quite similar to the first book. Well, its a children’s book… Continue Reading →

Lemony Snicket – The Bad Beginning

These books take me back to my childhood, we read them as a family as they came out, but I’m not sure now that I ever actually reached the end of the series. As the Netflix series has just been… Continue Reading →

Anne Brontë – Agnes Grey

I realised recently that I have never read anything by Anne Brontë, and I decided that I had to remedy that situation. She seems to be the most overlooked of the Brontë sisters, hidden away behind her sister’s bigger novels;… Continue Reading →

Sue Perkins – Spectacles

I didn’t really know much about Sue Perkins apart from the things I’ve seen her in on TV, but this book was being advertised on Kindle at 99p, and as I had really enjoyed the things I’d seen her in,… Continue Reading →

Paula Hawkins – The Girl on the Train

I can’t believe I’m so far behind the trend on this book. I heard everyone raving about it when it first came out, and I was in the middle of other books so I didn’t read it. Then the film… Continue Reading →

Robert Seethaler – A Whole Life

You know you’ve found yourself a keeper when your fiancé goes to London and you say ‘bring me back a souvenir’, and rather than bring you back some Union Jack emblazoned tat, he goes to the British Library and buys… Continue Reading →

Giovanna Fletcher – Billy and Me

I’ve been following Giovanna Fletcher on Twitter and Instagram for quite some time, but never got around to reading her books. But as I was still in hospital when I finished reading Me Before You, I decided to buy this… Continue Reading →

I joined the library!!

God knows why I didn’t do this before with the amount of books that I read, but this weekend I finally re-joined the library! I’d been a member since I was about 3 years old; so young that my library… Continue Reading →

Review: Kayleen Barlow – I Am No Bird

Disclaimer: I was sent a copy of this book by the author, Kayleen Barlow. I stayed up until 2am last night reading this book, I couldn’t stop reading and had to know how it finished. It did take me a… Continue Reading →

Now Reading: Jonathan Franzen – The Corrections

This is another of the books that I got for Christmas – part of a set of two by Jonathan Franzen. The descriptions of them on The Book People looked really good, so I’m really glad my brother bought them… Continue Reading →

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