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April Wrap Up

May 7, 2020
April 2020

This is the second part of my April Wrap up, the first focused on the books I read for the OWLs Read-A-Thon (here). I can't get over that I managed to read The Priory of the Orange Tree* this month. Look at the size of it! I mean granted I finished it at like half eleven on the 30th April but still. That's a lot of books when…

Books Reviews Young Adult Fiction

The Rules* by Tracy Darnton

April 27, 2020
The Rules by Tracy Darnton

I have never read a book that explores the idea of 'Preppers' and 'Prepper life' before. The Rules* was a first for me. To preface a 'Prepper' is someone who believes that there is going to be an event that ends civilisation as we know it, anything from an alien invasion or huge volcanic explosion. They plan for this in stockpiling essentials, having a self-sufficient home and quite…

Adult Fiction Books Reviews

In the Miso Soup by Ryu Murakami

April 22, 2020
In the Miso Soup by Ryu Murakami

I'd picked this up on a whim from work after spending so many years, literally years, walking past it picking it up and putting it back on the shelf.  I finally bought it, read it and I'm not entirely sure what I just read.  Hand on heart I enjoyed the book, the writing was very gripping as were the characters but it got very strange. To the point…

Books Wrap Ups

March Wrap Up

April 6, 2020
March 2020

This month I've had to split my Wrap up into two posts, this one is the books I've read be they fiction, graphic novels etc and then there will be another post of all the manga I've read in March. There was a lot, nine volumes of different series altogether. I feel very pleased with myself for how much I've read over the last month. Found a few…