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Top Ten Tuesday: Favorite New-to-Me Authors that I Read in 2016!

Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly meme hosted by The Broke and the Bookish. Since it’s the last month of the year they have the best topics because they reflect what happened in the last year. 448 more words


BookTube: Favourite Books (November 2016)

Complete with perhaps the most unflattering thumbnail that ever was.

Top Ten Books

What are your 10 all-time favourite books, and why? asked The Book Club last week on Facebook. Most people said their favourites changed according to mood and time of day, and I agree. 254 more words

december book list !!

okay – so before you start thinking this a list of december vibe reads, nope, it’s not. this is not a christams-y book list either and the only reason this has december is because, well it’s december right now and i’m posting in december and i thought, why not?  814 more words


A warm embrace

I usually turn to a bit of comfort reading at this time of year, and a firm favourite are the Mountjoy novels. Perhaps Unaccustomed Airs, which features a wintry house, a dash to Budapest and Christmas feasts, or Divine Comedy, which has choral music and velvet enough to get anyone ready for Carols from Kings. 41 more words


simulation by hand

A rather weird question on X validated this week was about devising a manual way to simulate (a few) normal variates. By manual I presume the author of the question means without resorting to a computer or any other business machine. 318 more words


More Happy Than Not by Adam Silvera Book Review

Is it possible to say that I love this book enough times? Probably not anytime soon.

“In his twisty, gritty, profoundly moving debut—called “mandatory reading” by the New York Times—Adam Silvera brings to life a charged, dangerous near-future summer in the Bronx. 1,042 more words