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Read Around the World November 2020: Panama

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For November our adventure around the world took us to Panama but what did we learn?

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A Deadly Education by Naomi Novik

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A Deadly Education by Naomi Novik
UK Publication Date: 29th Sept 2020
Reviewed by: Book Worm
Rating: [★★★★]

This ARC was provided by Random House UK (via NetGalley) in exchange for an honest review.

The start of a great new series?

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And the 2020 Booker Winner is….

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Huge Congratulations to Douglas Stuart and well done to all the authors who made the Shortlist.

Booker 2020: Our Predictions for Winner

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We have decided on a winner and we are nearly unanimous in our decision

Book Worm’s Prediction: Clearly there is only one possible winner and that is The Shadow King. However the Booker judges never agree with me so Real Life will probably win.

Tracy’s Prediction: This year is harder than usual to predict (of course my record for predicting the winner is 0%). I think that the winner this year will be The Shadow King.

Nicole’s Prediction:  I didn’t like it, but I see only one clear choice and it’s The Shadow King.

Anita’s Prediction:  It would be easier for me to predict if I had actually read all six books, but I’m going with Real Life.   Timely, yet restrained.

Booker Shortlist 2020: The Shadow King by Maaza Mengiste

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The winner? You know the year is 2020 when a book about war is the least depressing book on the shortlist.

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Booker Shortlist 2020: Shuggie Bain by Douglas Stuart

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The winner – well it fits with most of 2020.

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The Betrayals by Bridget Collins

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The Betrayals by Bridget Collins
UK Publication Date: 12th November 2020
Reviewed by: Book Worm
Rating: [★★★]

This ARC was provided by Harper Collins UK (via NetGalley) in exchange for an honest review.

Welcome to the Grand Jeu…let the games begin.

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Booker Shortlist 2020: Burnt Sugar by Avni Doshi

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The winner? Not according to “our” popular opinion:

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Booker Shortlist 2020: This Mournable Body by Tsitsi Dangarembga

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Is this the one?

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Booker Shortlist 2020: Real Life by Brandon Taylor

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Could this one be our winner?

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