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  • Bout of Books Read-a-Thon

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    So, I’m attempting the Bout of Books Read-a-Thon again.  Again, you ask, but I don’t remember the first attempt?!  That’s because last time went so disastrously badly that I sheepishly swept all evidence under the rug (in other words, I only read a few chapters of The Trees).  But I am back, and more eager […]

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  • First Lines Friday: 19th August

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    First Lines Fridays is a weekly feature for book lovers hosted by Wandering Words. What if instead of judging a book by its cover, its author or its prestige, we judged it by its opening lines?  If you want to make your own post, feel free to use or edit the banner above, and follow the […]

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  • Norwegian Wood: Halfway Checkpoint

    Halfway Checkpoint Norwegian Wood

    Reading Status: Page 161 August’s Words & Geeks read has been Norwegian Wood by Murakami.  My only previous experience of the author was The Strange Library, which actually really underwhelmed me, so I was hopeful yet cautious when I started this book. I’m currently halfway through, and I’m left thinking “this Murakami is surely not […]

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  • Book Review: Killing and Dying by Adrian Tomine

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    Title: Killing and Dying Author: Adrian Tomine Genre: Fiction, Graphic Novel, Short Stories INFO | Goodreads BUY | The Book Depository Killing and Dying is a collection of six short stories about relationships, identity and loss – and indeed, the title can apply to all three at time. It is quite an eclectic assortment of stories. […]

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  • First Lines Friday: 5th August

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    First Lines Fridays is a weekly feature for book lovers hosted by Wandering Words. What if instead of judging a book by its cover, its author or its prestige, we judged it by its opening lines?  If you want to make your own post, feel free to use or edit the banner above, and follow the […]

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