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The 5 saddest books I have ever read

There are books on this list that make me cry every time I read them, books that made me bawl my eyes out the first time but now don’t ever have quite the same effect and books that don’t actually make me cry but are just so melancholy and despondent all the way through that they deserve a place. 751 more words


Desert Island Books

As I’m new to blogging I thought I’d do a simple one to ease myself in. Basically a list of my favourite eight books.

I don’t know how familiar most people are with the concept of Desert Island Discs but having been raised in a Radio 4 kind of family it’s something I often think about. 1,012 more words


Book review: The Book of Secrets

Voigt, Cynthia. The Book of Secrets. . Ill. Jacopo Bruno. Knopf. 2014. $16.99. 355p. 978-0-307-97684-0. Ages 9-13: Max’s parents are still missing after their disappearance in… 146 more words

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