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The Girl You Left Behind by Jojo Moyes

I can count on my hand how many books I’ve read in reference to The Great War or The War to End All Wars. Too few, most of the attention is centered around the WWII, unsurprisingly. 441 more words

She Left Me the Gun: My Mother's Life Before Me by Emma Brockes

In my experience, the pain of losing someone never really goes away; you just learn to live with it. Emma Brockes, a journalist, writes a memoir about her mother, her mother’s childhood, and her journey through grief. 766 more words

Saturday's Random Five || v. 10

Said goodbye to March and welcomed April with warm hugs! Literally warm hugs kay init kaayo ang panahon! Maybe because it’s already the summer season?! Oh well, I’ve come to learn new things (and updates) this week. 344 more words

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Book log 2015: 13) Sarah Pinborough -- The Death House

This is my nominee for the 2015 novel Hugo.

Yes, I liked it that much. I bought this YA speculative fiction novel when I saw Gollancz tweet an opening day offer, because I’d greatly enjoyed one of Pinborough’s tie-in novels and wanted to read more by her. 296 more words

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Anne Sexton - A Biography

I read the book from cover to cover. She is like all the crazy creative women I love (Maya!) Lousy at being a mom, and a wife. 159 more words

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Current Read: The Devil's Elixir by Raymond Khoury

As part of my #2016goals, I have to read at least one book per month. I’m done with one book last month and now that it’s February, I’ve got myself Raymond Khoury’s  323 more words


Books read in Jan 2016

In keeping with my goals for reading more this year….

The books I read in January are (*drumroll*)

  1. The Girl in the Spider’s Web – David Lagercrantz…
  2. 156 more words
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