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December 2017

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Review of the book year: 2017

Review of the book year: 2017

I pledged to read 45 books this year, and ended up reading 56 books (although Thomas rules dictate that if it’s got an ISBN number it goes on the list!). I also pledged to finish writing the Mr Tumnal sequel, The Imaginary Wife…

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“mushrooms should have pink gills, and should peel easily from the edges of the disc to the centre” . I’m sure there’s more to identifying the difference between mushrooms and toadstools than the #ladybirdbooks???? What to Look for in Autumn would have me believe… #amreading

“mushrooms should have pink gills, and should peel easily from the edges of the disc to the centre” . I’m sure there’s more to identifying the difference between mushrooms and toadstools than the #ladybirdbooks???? What to Look for in Autumn…

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The enchantment of words

The enchantment of words

The Lost Words by Robert Macfarlane, Jackie Morris This a spell book of words. It is a book that you have to curl up in the armchair and pour over. It is a book that you can’t just just read, but touch and…

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Magical Realism at its quietest best

Magical Realism at its quietest best

The Night Circus by Erin Morgenstern  From its opening lines, “The circus arrives without warning […] Opens at Nightfall / Closes at Dawn”, this book and the story within it is an enticing prospect. Circuses are magical places in any normal world. Like…

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