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Mark Haddon The Red House
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Mark Haddon – The Red House Review

Mark Haddon – The Red House is a book I’ve wanted to read for a long time now. I touched briefly upon it in my Reading List July 2019 post, but I love Mark Haddon’s work. The Curious Incident of the Dog in the…

July 10, 2019
Books to read in 2019
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9 Books to Read in 2019

Here are a few books I have read and enjoyed recently, that I think any female in their twenties and thirties will also like. I feel like these are must-read books in 2019.…

July 2, 2019
Convenience Store Woman Sayaka Murata
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Convenience Store Woman – Sayaka Murata

I picked up Convenience Store Woman a little while ago after hearing excellent things about it online. It’s short – about 150 pages, so I read it over the course of a day or so at the weekend. It follows the story of Keiko…

July 1, 2019
The Cactus Sarah Haywood Convenience Store Woman Sayaka Murata The Red House Mark Haddon
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Reading List July 2019

I read quite a lot these days. I’m not really sure how I manage to cram it in. I work 9 hour days, I gym about five times a week and see friends a few times a week too. I guess I’m not in…

June 24, 2019
This is going to hurt Adam Kay
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This is Going to Hurt – Adam Kay review

Finally, a non-fiction book review. This is Going to Hurt is written by Adam Kay, a junior doctor who works on the frontline of the NHS. This documents his day-to-day life in the NHS. It does not shy away from detailing exactly what goes…

June 9, 2019
The Lido
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The Lido – Libby Page Review

The Lido to me, is about trying to find your place in a massive city such as London, where everyone seems to be in their own little world. The Lido follows the story of 26 year old Kate, who finds herself in an unlikely…

June 4, 2019
Normal People Sally Rooney
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Book Review – Normal People by Sally Rooney

Normal People follows the story of Marianne and Connell, two young and slightly awkward teenagers from different backgrounds living in Sligo, Ireland. It follows their lives and their “will they – won’t they” relationship. It’s almost a coming of age novel as you witness…

May 22, 2019
Heartburn Nora Ephron
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Book Review – Heartburn by Nora Ephron

Heartburn follows the story of Rachel, a mother of one expecting her second child, who has recently discovered that her husband is in love with another woman. Rachel has a love of cooking and is the author of many cook books, and this is…

May 22, 2019