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My Top Holiday Reads

What’s better than burying your head in a book, relaxing by the pool or water and feeling the warmth of the sun?

I’m fairly old school and still take actual books on holiday with me (I do have a kindle but I think there is just something lovely about physical books).   536 more words

#100WomenNovelists of the 20th Century: Jilly Cooper

Blog Post 9: Octavia (1977)

The moment I set eyes on Jeremy West I knew I had to have him. I was sitting in Arabella’s, watching a crowd of debs and other phonies undulating round the floor and thinking they were dancing, when suddenly the bamboo curtain was pushed aside and a blond man walked in and stood looking around for a waitress.

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100 Women Novelists Of The 20th Century

Джилли Купер "Прыгай!"

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The Light Between Oceans

Author: ML Stedman

Finished on: 12 May 2017

Where did I get this book: A book club read

My main frustration when I read The Da Vinci Code… 628 more words

FICTION//Riders-Jilly Cooper*

 Riders came out the year after I was born and I remember seeing it in the library and bookshops quite frequently (and probably being scandalised by THAT hand placement, which seems to have become smaller on the cover of the copy I was sent.) I never knew anyone who read it, though, and it never featured in my teenage book list. 305 more words


Reading Matters: April

“I love you. I’m glad I exist.”

I came to Amy’s party late and almost missed the boat. Amy died in March this year. Her recent prominence eminating from among other things, … 1,235 more words

Reading Matters