Books that left an impression in 2020

2020 seems to be the year that never ends – but don’t wish it away just yet, because today is my birthday! This year, instead of choosing ‘top’ books I’m making a list of books that I read that left a lasting impression. Given that I read 20+ books more than 2019, that’s not an... Continue Reading →

REVIEW: The End of Epidemics by Jonathan D. Quick with Bronwyn Fryer

In brief: The most comprehensive book you need on epidemics and how to prevent them from occurring. The good: Incredible detail without sugar coating. The not-so-good: In the current pandemic, it can be confronting to read about the missed opportunities. Why I chose it: I am on a mission to read all the epidemic/pandemic books.... Continue Reading →

Mailbox Monday and What I’m Reading: 6/7/20

We've been doing our spring cleaning a little early here, despite apparently being in the depths of winter! Stuff is everywhere, including books. That doesn't stop me adding to the pile though – If I Can't Have You by Charlotte Levin (available 14th July) arrived from Pan Macmillan. Constance develops an infatuation with a colleague,... Continue Reading →

REVIEW: Box Hill by Adam Mars-Jones

In brief: Colin is eighteen when he trips over Ray on Box Hill and starts a relationship with him. The good: It's sad, happy and mesmerising. The not-so-good: A quick read. Why I chose it: Sounded like a good read. Thanks to Scribe for the copy. Year: 2020 Pages: 151 Publisher: Scribe Publications Setting: England... Continue Reading →

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