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1001 Books Roundup: October 2019

Who are the winners and losers this month?

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Read Around the World: Germany


In October our world trip took us to Germany just in time for the famous Oktoberfest a 2 week folk festival held every year in Munich – did someone mention a beer tent….

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1001 Books: Beloved by Toni Morrison


Why was this booked banned and do I agree with the decision?

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And the Winner is….


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Tomorrow by Damian Dibber


A story about an immortal dog waiting patiently for his owner do I really need to tell you to have the tissues handy?

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Booker Prize 2019: Our Predictions for Winner

So who do we think will win?

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Booker Prize 2019 Shortlist: 10 Minutes 38 Seconds by Elif Shafak

10 minutes

Written in her second language could this be the book to steal the Booker?

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Booker Prize 2019 Shortlist: Quichotte by Salman Rushdie


This is the 5th time Rushdie has made the shortlist.

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Booker Prize 2019 Shortlist: Orchestra of Minorites by Chigozie Obioma


The first time in 5 years that an African writer has made the shortlist.

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The Grace Year by Kim Ligett


The Grace Year by Kim Liggett
Published in: 2019
Reviewed by: Book Worm
Rating: [★★★]

This book is being compared to lots of other dystopian fiction (Netgalley = The Handmaid’s Tale & Lord of the Flies; Goodreads = The Handmaid’s Tale & The Power) but which comparison suits it best and which comparison do I feel they missed?

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