I was expecting S.T.A.G.S to be a dark boarding school tale with a hint of horror and was thoroughly looking forward to reading it. Greer has received a scholarship to attend the prestigious school whilst her single father is working abroad. She’s from Manchester and…
Grief is the Thing with Feathers
A family in London is faced with the death of the two boys’ mother, the husband’s wife. In the depths of their grief, a visitor arrives in the form of a giant crow. Grief is the Thing with Feathers is a surreal book but also…
I wonder if there’s much overlap between readers of nature fiction and those interested in alcoholism. The Outrun has been recommended to me a lot and I liked the idea of reading about Orkney, even if I wouldn’t normally pick up a memoir about addiction….
Do I read the books bought on bookshop crawls?
With another bookshop crawl on the horizon I wanted to take a look at how much I’d actually read out of the books bought on previous crawls. The crawls are great social occasions and there isn’t actually any pressure to buy books in every shop…
Read the World: Italy When the Red Fever came, it killed only the adults. On the island of Siciliy, young Anna and her little brother Astor are left orphaned. Before her death, their mother wrote The Book of Important things, with instructions on how to…
#24in48 Day Two
Time spent reading: 16 hours approx Books finished: 4 Pages read: 993 Woo, a successful reading weekend completed! A chunk of today was taken up with Scully’s birthday celebrations, so as expected I didn’t read as much as yesterday. I could carry on going until…
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P&O brochure through the door and they have the cheek to call their UK cruises "staycations". Stop it.Follow