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2019 in Books

A slightly belated annual roundup of the books I read in 2019… but a much happier one than usual – I completed my reading goal! I managed to miss out on my traditional summer reading slump, and so hit my … Continue reading

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The Starless Sea – Erin Morgenstern

And my final book of the year – a present to myself for finishing my reading challenge! I picked something I figured I’d enjoy and be able to plough through, something that definitely felt like a reward. And huzzah, I … Continue reading

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How to be Both – Ali Smith

I’ve been meaning to read an Ali Smith book for ages. However, that book was Autumn, which I’ve still not got round to acquiring. But! This one was great, so in fact this has served to give me a kick to … Continue reading

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Everything I Never Told You – Celeste Ng

After I enjoyed Little Fires Everywhere so much, obviously I wanted to read Ng’s first book. Oh how convenient, someone could lend it to me. Hurrah! *consumes voraciously* Because yeah, she’s just… really good. And this was no different in that … Continue reading

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Moonstruck Vol. 2: Some Enchanted Evening – Grace Ellis

I gave in and bought the second one. It was lovely, enjoyable fluff, so I figured I couldn’t really go wrong looking for more of it, could I? Ehhhhhh… well. I mean, it wasn’t bad exactly. It was just… eh. I … Continue reading

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The Wicked + the Divine Vol. 9: “Okay” – Gillen, McKelvie, Wilson, Cowles

I managed to read a comic series that GOT TO THE END. Like, the actual, planned end, not “oh, soz, guess no more Ody-C for you”. I have the full set nicely lined up on my bookshelf! How exciting is this! … Continue reading

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Gideon the Ninth – Tamsyn Muir

I loved it. This is about the fourth draft of this post, trying to find some vaguely amusing way of starting it, but honestly, cutting right to it – this book is fucking phenomenal. I kept coming across it on … Continue reading

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