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Small Great Things a movie?

Small Great Things is being made into a movie! How exciting! You can see my book review by following the link above. Can we talk about how great this is please?  http://variety.com/2017/film/news/viola-davis-julia-roberts-small-great-things-1201973470/

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DiverseAThon: Reading Diverse Books

I have read quite a wide range of diverse books but always keen to read more.  One of the reasons why I enjoy reading diverse books instead of one genre or a genre I can identify with easily over and over again is that it provides you with a wider perspective of life.  I have…… Continue reading DiverseAThon: Reading Diverse Books

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Bookstagram Challenge!

Calling all Bookstagrammers or any one who fancies a challenge over the gloomy January period!  My favourite Bookstagram accounts and I have created a challenge which we will be hosting on Instagram! The challenge focuses on literature but you can use any genre. Let me know if you’re joining us! Follow me on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram

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Why You Should Re-Read A Book 

Last week, Julian Barnes wrote about how he viewed EM Forster’s A Passage to India quite differently when he re-read it as an adult which has led him to question the “speedy judgement” of his youth. This got me thinking about the benefits of re-reading a book.  I love a good re-read.  The reasons I love revisiting books are:…… Continue reading Why You Should Re-Read A Book 

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My picks from the Costa Book Awards Shortlist 2016

The Costa Book Awards’s shortlist has generated significant comment on how out of the 20 nominated authors – 14 are women.  Amazing. Here are the books that pique my interest and are firmly on the December TBR pile: The Essex Serpent by Sarah Perry.  Having won the Waterstones Book of the Year earlier this week and…… Continue reading My picks from the Costa Book Awards Shortlist 2016

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1 Month Anniversary Shout Out Post!

Wow – what a month!  I cannot believe I started this blog a month ago today! I am so grateful for all the lovely followers on the here Facebook, Twitter and Instagram you all make me continue doing what I am doing! With December coming up I am looking to do some Christmas themed posts.  Can anyone recommend me a…… Continue reading 1 Month Anniversary Shout Out Post!

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Top Ten Books To Buy Your Mum

Originally written for a Christmas gift guide, here are top ten books to buy your mum.  So, if your mum: enjoys historical novels: Wolf Hall and Bring Up The Bodies by Hilary Mantel.  I didn’t get on with these but I do understand why they were so popular.   likes nostalgic books: The Bone Clocks by…… Continue reading Top Ten Books To Buy Your Mum