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Review: Life After Life by Kate Atkinson

I finally solved the dilemma of whether to review this book by the deadline without finishing it or to finish it and post the review late.  I compromised my principles in order to be able to do the novel the … Continue reading

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Dilemma

On Saturday, a package arrived for me.  I wasn’t expecting anything and assumed I had ordered something in error from my holding basket on Amazon.  But no!  I had entered a Waterstones’ draw to win an advance copy of Life … Continue reading

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50@50 review – numbers 21 to 30

Here’s my review of the next sections of my list. 21.Have a weekend break  – I have a weekend away booked for the end of this month.  I’m going down to the south coast for a line dancing weekend.  My elder daughter’s … Continue reading

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50@50 review: numbers 11-20

Here is my review of the second section of my 50@50 list. Write 50 blog posts – Including this one, I’ve managed to write 64 posts in 2012. Read 50 books – Earlier this week, I posted my list of the … Continue reading

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Books of the year

At the beginning of 2012, I set myself the challenge of reading 50 books and signed up to Goodreads, a website which makes it easy and satisfying to track your progress.  I generally stick to fiction; however, this year I … Continue reading

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Book review: Talking It Over by Julian Barnes

I read a novel by Julian Barnes about twenty years ago and really enjoyed it.  I lent it to someone who promised to give it back but never returned it.  For some inexplicable reason (was I waiting for the book’s … Continue reading

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Book review: Apartment 16 by Adam Nevill

There is something strange about apartment 16.  It has been empty for years and yet there are noises within.  When Apryl inherits a neighbouring apartment from her great-aunt, she discovers a series of disturbing journals and resolves to uncover the … Continue reading

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