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Threats to Humans

Top 10 Threats to Mankind

I cannot stop talking about the book “Oryx and Crake” by Margaret Atwood. It just keeps me thinking about the end of the species… 583 more words

Oryx and Crake by Margaret Atwood

I finished this book, set it down and, pardon the language, said, “the fuck did I just read?”

I was joined a few minutes later by someone who is well read. 1,122 more words

Science Fiction And Fantasy

Signed Margaret Atwood giveaway - Reading my rainbow

Today I challenged myself to spend the summer holidays sorting out my teetering piles of books; getting reacquainted with the ones at the back and trying to have a bit of a (gentle) cull by releasing a book a day. 304 more words


The Handmaid's Tale- Margaret Atwood :43/52


This book was on a list of books so depressing that people abandoned it halfway. Being a sucker for dark, deep and depressing, I immediately picked it up. 620 more words

52 Books In 2014

Top Ten Tuesday: Most Owned Authors

This week, The Broke and the Bookish is talking about the authors we own the most books from. I’m going strictly by physical books, because I’m too lazy to go through my kindle books, but I don’t think it would change things too much. 167 more words

Top Ten Tuesday

Orxy and Crake

Finally finished another book.

I really like this passage about Jimmy feeling’s for the women he has sex with: “He figured out pretty soon that he was an extra for these lovers — not to be taken seriously, but instead to be treasured like some child’s free gift dug out of a box of cereal, colourful and delightful but useless: the joker among the twos and threes they’d been dealt in their real lives. 51 more words