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Johanna's Christmas: A Festive Coloring Book for Adults

I was thrilled when my copy of Johanna’s Christmas: A Festive Coloring Book for Adults arrived but after closer examination I am left feeling a bit confused. 903 more words

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Black Milk: on motherhood and writing by Elif Shafak (translated by Hande Zapsu

Elif Shafak is a Turkish writer, one of the most well-known Turkish writers, famous for books like The Bastard of Istanbul, Honour and The Forty Rules of Love. 1,053 more words


Letters to my Fanny: Review

Title: Letters to my Fanny

Author: Cherry Healey

Publisher: Penguin Books

Release Date: 21st April 2016


“This book is a love letter, to my body. 370 more words


Public Library and other stories by Ali Smith

I seem to go through phases of feeling exhausted by reading, of wanting to read too much and too widely (though not deeply enough), and feeling pressured by the weight of it all. 1,007 more words

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book review: holding up the universe by jennifer niven

Publisher: Penguin Books (UK)
Release date: October 4, 2016
Genres: YA, Contemporary
Pages: 400
Rating: 4 stars
Goodreads Blurb:

Everyone thinks they know Libby Strout, the girl once dubbed “America’s Fattest Teen.” But no one’s taken the time to look past her weight to get to know who she really is.

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Girls' Night In

In 5 Words: Unfinished, uninspired and so cliché!

Girls’ Night In is a collection of 35 short stories written by women all in aide of the charity… 396 more words


Providence by Anita Brookner

Anita Brooker is another of those writers I’ve been meaning to read or revisit for a while. I liked her Booker Prize-winning novel, Hotel du… 1,294 more words

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