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A couple of steps back…

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Once again, its been a while since I blogged. I know I am beginning to sound like a broken record, but it has been an eventful year so far. When I wrote my last blog post back in February, I … Continue reading

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The Wolf Gift by Anne Rice

I’ll start this review with a simple declaration. Anne Rice is my favourite author. Ever. It doesn’t matter whether she writes about witches, vampires, angels or even Jesus. I’ve read everything she’s written. Everything. I’ve even read her less known … Continue reading

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11.22.63 by Stephen King

  This book won’t knock my favourite Stephen King novel from its top spot. But did I enjoy it? Yes. Most definitely. Now, don’t go thinking this is traditional King genre. It’s not. There is no horror in sight, although … Continue reading

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The Sense of an Ending, by Julian Barnes

This book stared at me, slim and effortlessly attractive, from the bookshelves of my favourite Manchester bookstore. I had heard the praise for writer Julian Barnes and everyone knows that The Sense of an Ending won the 2011 Man Booker … Continue reading

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Loving the World Book Night concept

I’m currently reading Sarah Waters, The Fingersmith which a twitter friend sent to me, courtesy of World Book Night. I think the concept behind World Book Night is genius. The objective? Get more people to read. How? Hand out books … Continue reading

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