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Books

2019 reading goals

I can not believe it…I read 50 books in 2018!! For me, that is huge!  I have always loved to read. I never used to count the actual amount; I definitely read much more when I was younger, and then my personal reading amount decreased when I started at university and was replaced with scientific […] Read more…

Ella Minnow Pea – Book Review

Ella Minnow Pea is a story that follows a girl who lives on the island of Nollop off the coast of South Carolina, which was named after the author of the well-known pangram, ‘The quick brown fox jumps over the lazy dog.’ Ella’s happy and simple life begins to change as the island’s council adopts totalitarian […] Read more…

How To Be Brave – Book Review

How To Be Brave by Louise Beech is a special find. It is an incredibly powerful and immersive read, and that is an understatement.  I read this as a buddy read with Stephen, who has become a regular buddy-read friend. Our discussions were stimulating and thought-provoking, and through our shared love of not only books […] Read more…