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Book Haul (08/15): Romance Novels

Book Haul (08/15): Romance Novels

If there is a way of going into town and coming home without buying any books then I don’t know it. I always say I’ll just pop in to have a look , then I’ll find one book I really want and then it’s all downhill from there. Good thing for bargain bookstores or I…

Book Haul (07/15): Charity Shop

Book Haul (07/15): Charity Shop

I am, quite unashamedly, a bookworm. I blame my mother for instilling in me a love for reading from an early age. I am a pretty fast reader so there are never really sufficient funds to fuel my book addiction. Add to that the fact that we currently rent and so are still prone to…

BROTW: Lady Oracle by Margaret Atwood

BROTW: Lady Oracle by Margaret Atwood

  I stumbled upon Margaret Atwood by pure accident years and years ago as a result of my past addictions with all things dystopian. I thoroughly enjoyed The Handmaid’s Tale and, as a burgeoning feminist, loved stumbling upon a female novelist that did not devote herself to romance or YA fiction.

BROTW: Shogun by James Clavell

BROTW: Shogun by James Clavell

You know, there’s a really superficial reason why I’ve chosen this book to review this week. What’s the reason? Well, remember  my outfit post? It turns out that the cover art for Shogun (and indeed that of the Japanese flag) is the same color scheme as my outfit. I know, I know. But on the…

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