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January Book Loot

Last month I thought it would be better not to post my monthly book purchases, simply because of laziness.  But then looking back on my monthly book loot posts in 2015, I learned that I bought around 104 books last year (a bit more, because I bought some books to give as gifts, etc).   310 more words


“I want my limits to be drawn by my own sensibilities, not by my melanin count” (Zadie Smith)

This post is my second contribution to #DiverseDecember, which was brought about due to there being no books by BAME authors on the World Book Night list… 1,133 more words


Thoughts on The Goldfinch by Donna Tartt

I just realized it’s Friday. I really thought it was still Thursday, but everyone was wishing a happy weekend so I had to check my computer date and, of course, it is Friday. 448 more words

Random Thoughts

May Book Loot

Unlike April, May was a great book-buying month!  I was able to buy 11 books – 7 brand new ones, and 4 second-hand ones.

Most of these I wrote about in an earlier post, about my ever-growing pile of… 142 more words