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A Reading Diary : A Year of Favourite Books by Alberto Manguel

Title: A Reading Diary: A Year of Favourite Books
Author: Alberto Manguel
Publisher: Canongate
ISBN: 978-1841958217
Genre: Non-Fiction, Memoirs, Books, Reading
Pages: 272
Source: Personal Copy… 391 more words


Review: The Well - Catherine Chanter.

There’s something odd about The Well. In Britain, where water is sparse, The Well is almost overflowing, the only seeming target of the rain, and Ruth and her family are under constant suspicion – why them? 337 more words

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Review | The Humans - Matt Haig

Paperback (Canongate, 294 pages)

First published 2013; this edition published 2014

Rating on Goodreads: 4 stars

“Our hero, Professor Andrew Martin, is dead before the book even begins. 320 more words


Review - Academy Street by Mary Costello

This book is a little life, and a moving one. We follow Tess from her childhood West of Ireland to her adult life in New York. 353 more words


Review - In Real Life by Chris Killen


Today’s the publication day of Chris Killen‘s new novel In Real Life. I had never heard of Chris Killen until Becca from… 307 more words


Review: Life of Pi - Yann Martel.

Everyone surely knows the basics of the story by now, but I’ll recap: a cargo ship sinks, and all that remains is one lifeboat in the Pacific, inhabited by a hyena, zebra, orangutan, a 450-pound Bengal tiger and sixteen-year-old boy named Pi. 288 more words

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Review: Lolito - Ben Brooks.

Lolito is what happens when fifteen-year old Etgar breaks up with his first love Alice after she cheats on him, and he turns to the online chat community for some solace. 232 more words

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