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Books Wrap Ups

December Wrap Up

January 1, 2019

The astute among you will have noticed that a November Wrap Up was missing last month...that was because I read hardly anything to warrant a wrap up. Honestly, December wasn't much better! This years University reading has certainly been a slog... I can't believe how much I enjoyed this! I read it so quickly and was shocked. I missed the story when I had to put it down,…

Books Non-Fiction Reviews

Hiroshima by John Hersey

December 17, 2018

I didn't think this book would grip me the way it did. I knew very little of the A-Bomb drop on Hiroshima, only that it happened if I'm honest, but Hersey's account opened my eyes. He recounted real peoples experiences from the moments before the drop, during, directly after and many years after. It's unbelievable to think that one moment could have such an impact across time. When…