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February Reading Wrap-Up

Hola my friends, Romans and countrymen! The second month of the year is over and done with and I know that time is linear but why does it have to move so rapidly? 1,074 more words


The Uncommon Reader - Alan Bennett

I found this a charming and very pleasant read.  The premise is that the Queen, late in life, becomes an avid reader and in doing so reevaluates much of what she thought and how she thought it. 96 more words


on and off the shelves

If it was love I was looking for, I found it early in the year. That it should be a book comes as no surprise, at least not to me. 651 more words

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30 Day Book Challenge | Book 5


The Uncommon Reader is a really short & really fun book to read! It’s about the queen of England and she’s kinda obsessed with reading. 39 more words


Book Review : The Uncommon Reader by Alan Bennett

This was my Wishlist Wednesday book last week. It is a book about books, so I knew that I would like it. But unlike most books of this genre which tend to be non-fiction, it is a novel and it features a very real person, the Queen of England who is the uncommon reader in the title. 819 more words


The Uncommon Reader by Alan Bennett

At Windsor it was the evening of the state banquet and as the president of France took his place beside Her Majesty, the royal family formed up behind and the procession slowly moved off and through into the Waterloo Chamber. 523 more words

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Before I go to sleep by SJ Watson

This choice came about on the recommendation of Jacqui, who had herself come across it on a chance recommendation. It was generally considered a book that kept readers absorbed, even though the subject matter meant it couldn’t really be called an ‘easy’ read. 1,002 more words

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