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The Mutability of Story - Rabbit Back Literature Society by Pasi Ilmari Jaaskelainen

I read this book over Christmas. I thought the Finnish setting and wintry backdrop might somehow be enhanced by the festive period. Boy was that wrong. 638 more words


Top Ten Tuesday: Books I'd Love to Read if I Had a Book Club

Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly feature hosted by The Broke and the Bookish. I have never been part of a bookclub. I didn’t really need one whilst I was at university as I had more than enough reading/discussion of books through my course, and now I live in the country and could not get to one regularly. 619 more words


Top Ten Tuesday: Top Ten Books I'd Love To Read With A Book Club

Top Ten Tuesday is a meme hosted by The Broke and the Bookish, featuring a different top 10 theme each week. This week’s topic is about books we’d like to  read with a book club. 852 more words

Top Ten Tuesday

On Reading

Reading improves your own writing. Even knowing this, sometimes I have been resistant to picking up books to read. Won’t reading eat up my writing time? 471 more words


Jonathan Day 26 - Happy Australia Day!

I have a busy week so will have to apologise now for short blog posts, token exercise efforts and lack of comments on your efforts! 43 more words

Coming to a (small) screen near you! Part 1- The Book of Negroes by Lawrence Hill

Huh? “What is The Book of Negroes?” you say. “I’m sure I’d have remembered a book with that title!” Therein lies the story. Lawrence Hill, a Canadian author, published… 354 more words


The Reading Project: Book Three

Three down, thirty-seven to go…

A little background: I spent my junior year of college studying British history at the University of Reading in Reading, England and those ten months changed me.   340 more words