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Feeding the Stack

One of these books is not like the others, one of these books does not belong…I’m looking at you, Jane Gardam, all brand spankin’ new in a stack of charity shop purchases! With the frequency of my book purchases -mostly from Oxfam- on the rise, my old adversary, The To-Read Stack of Total Devastation is making […]... Read More
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Reading as a Soothing Balm

I am officially over the stress-induced migraines, thank you very much.  In an effort to slowly restore myself, I visited my local Oxfam charity bookshop yesterday.  I haven’t been in the habit of buying books lately, preferring to save a buck by trawling the local library instead, but for £1.99 I don’t think my Market […]... Read More
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More books on top of the ones I have yet to read? Sure, why not!

I’ve fallen a bit behind on my reading because of reasons all having to do with Netflix, but I’ve just recently finished Ransom Riggs’s third book in the Miss Peregrine’s Peculiar Children series, Library of Souls.  Do I dare watch the movie adaptation of Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children, now that I’ve read the […]... Read More
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Shelf Love: Halloween Picks 2016

Whoa, it’s the day before Halloween, and I haven’t posted anything remotely Halloween-related yet!  I usually maintain a lukewarm attitude towards the occasion; I enjoy the decorations, seeing kids and adults dressed up in the most awesome and imaginative costumes, the movies on t.v. – speaking of which, I’m sad that this year I won’t be […]... Read More