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1001 Books Round-Up October 2020

This months losers and losers…in all honesty this was a very average month.

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Read Around the World October 2020 North Korea

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Map can be found here.

For October we visited one of the most secretive countries in the world.

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Sisters by Daisy Johnson

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Sisters by Daisy Johnson
Published in: 2020
Reviewed by: Book Worm
Rating: [★★★]

This ARC was provided by Vintage Jonathan Cape (via NetGalley) in exchange for an honest review.

One word review – Claustrophobic, two word review Menacingly Claustrophobic.

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The Water Dancer by Ta-Nehisi Coates

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The Water Dancer by Ta-Nehisi Coates
Published in: 2019
Reviewed by: Book Worm
Rating: [★★★★]

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

One word review – Powerful

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Afterland by Lauren Beukes

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Afterland by Lauren Beukes
Published in: 2020
Reviewed by: Book Worm
Rating: [★★★]

This ARC was provided by Penguin UK – Michael Joseph (via NetGalley) in exchange for an honest review.

Imagine a world without men…or at least not many of them. Good place?Bad Place?

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The Trials of Koli by M.R.Carey

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The Trials of Koli by M.R Carey
Published in: 2020Reviewed by: Book Worm
Rating: [★★★★]

This ARC was provided by Little Brown Book Group UK (via NetGalley) in exchange for an honest review.

Does book two leave up to the expectations set in book one?

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1001 Books Round-Up September 2020

This months winners and losers

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Read Around the World September 2020: Luxembourg

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September saw us make our merry way across Europe to visit one of the smallest countries in the world Luxembourg Read more

Before the Coffee gets Cold: Tales from the Café by Toshikazu Kawaguchi

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Before the Coffee gets Cold: Tales from the Cafe by Toshikazu Kawaguchi
Published in: 2020
Reviewed by: Book Worm
Rating: [★★★★]

This ARC was provided by Pan Macmillan (via NetGalley) in exchange for an honest review.

What would it take to make you want to time travel?

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The Booker Prizes – Shortlist

Gasp. Shudder. No Apeirogon or Love and Other Thought Experiments?

Have you read any of these? What are your thoughts?

I guess I should feel grateful that The Mirror and the Light didn’t make the list.