Tag Archives: reading

Don’t judge a book by its cover…

I spent a lovely afternoon giving away copies of Guards! Guards! to people visiting the Brunswick Festival in Hove. It was great to have so many lovely conversations about books and reading. City Reads is essentially a city-wide book group, … Continue reading

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Constantly re-determine!

So, here I am again. A whole 10 months since my last post, which was MEANT to be a re-start. Well, let’s see what happens this time – I’m not going to give up on myself as being ‘a blogger’ … Continue reading

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The Graveyard Book by Neil Gaiman

One good thing with being off work sick, is the chance to catch up with some reading.  Not as much as I’d like (too much sleeping, too easily distracted by facebook) but the chance to finish one book and start … Continue reading

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A different kind of reading…

I’ve just started back at university to do my teacher training. I’ve been lamenting to myself for a couple of days that I’m not going to have so much time for reading now (Anna Karenina has temporarily been returned to … Continue reading

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Unseen Academicals by Terry Pratchett

I’m amazed, that having been a lover of magic, wizards and the fantasy genre in general from almost as soon as I could read that Terry Pratchett is relatively new to my list of favourite authors. Pratchett has been in … Continue reading

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Room by Emma Donoghue

I just returned from a week’s holiday – I managed to leave Anna Karenena by my bed, but luckily had a back-up book and having sped through that read the book my boyfriend bought along too! Room by Emma Donoghue … Continue reading

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Anna Karenina – the first 72 pages

And now for something completely different! I’m never quite sure how to define ‘literature’ as opposed to other novels, poems and plays that are not considered ‘literary’, but I feel safe in saying that anything written by Leo Tolstoy is … Continue reading

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