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Read Around the World: Taiwan


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Welcome to January and our first round the world trip of 2020. This month we visited Taiwan so what have we learnt and what did we read?

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The Island by Ragnar Jónasson


My New Year’s Resolution is to catch up with all the ARCs I need to read and review so how was my first ARC of the year?

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Book vs TV Adaptation: Dracula


Netflix and the BBC offer a new take on an old favourite but have they pulled it off?

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An early look at upcoming 2020 books.

I hit an ARC jackpot at Edelweiss last month and got to read some of the most anticipated books of 2020.  The only one I didn’t get that I wanted was The Glass Hotel (come on Knopf!)

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Still Alice by Lisa Genova


Still Alice by Lisa Genova
Published in: 2007
Reviewed by: Book Worm
Rating: [★★★★★]

My first 5 star read of 2020 and it’s one I think everyone read because knowledge is power.

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Welcome to 2020


I hope you all received great bookish gifts like me during the festive period, for those of you whose festive periods come at different points of the year I am wishing you many great books to look forward to. Read more

1001 Books Roundup: December 2019

This months winners and losers…

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Read Around the World: Togo


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In December our read around the world trip took us to Togo so what have we learnt about this fascinating country?

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1001 Books: The Memory of Fire Trilogy by Eduardo Galeano

For the last quarter of 2019 I have been plunged into the world of Latin America and its colonisation by Europe. Instead of the usual sanitised history Galeano brings us the story from the point of view of the first people and trust me it is very different from the history I was taught at school.

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Read Around the World 2020


For those of you who had been wondering if we were continuing reading around the world next year the answer is “hell yeah” for those of you who want to get planning already read on…

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