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Book Review: The Goblin Emperor
I actually bought The Goblin Emperor for Rebecca for Christmas last year after reading Scott Lynch's recommendation . I let Rebecca read it first, of course, but grabbed it off her almost as soon as she'd finished it.  Expectations High! Not only did one of...
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Book Reviews: Readathon
This weekend, I took part in Dewey's 24-hour Readathon, so I read a lot of books! I thought I'd put them all in one place rather than crowding my blog with separate entries. These will be shorter reviews than normal, as I wrote them up during the readathon....
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Book Review: David Copperfield
For my birthday, my parents took me on a mini-holiday to Broadstairs in Kent. I didn't know much about it before we went, but Dad happened to mention that there was a Charles Dickens museum and that we'd probably go see it. Now, I haven't read a lot of Char...
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www.goodreads.com I'm very pleased to still be on a reading kick. I didn't quite get this book finished as fast as The City of Woven Streets but I did read it on my lunch break and while at home, which is always a good sign. Expectations Relatively high. I ...
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Book Report: The City of Woven Streets
http://www.emmiitaranta.com It's been a distressingly long time since I finished a book. I almost finished a reread of Devices and Desires - which I love - but then I just sort of stopped. Sometimes it happens, and I wish it didn't because when I start read...
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Book Report: Miss Pettigrew Lives for a Day
www.amazon.co.uk A birthday present from Dylan , I'm actually quite pleased with how quickly I got around to reading this. I have a habit of leaving present-books by the wayside in favour of books I've chosen myself.  Expectations I'd seen the film adaptati...
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Book Report: Devil's Cub
www.goodreads.com My first book in February seemed to go by very fast, probably because I finished The Summer Tree with four days still to go in January. That's fine, the further ahead I can get the better because then I might actually feel like I have time...
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Music Monthly
Towards the end of last year, I read a description of someone's music ranking system. Apparently they kept track of their top ten songs each day, and then made a list at the end of the year. I thought that sounded interesting and decided to give it a go mys...
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Book Report: The Summer Tree
www.goodreads.com Second January book (which means I am on track for 24 books this year despite the fact that my work life has become a whirlwind) is The Summer Tree by Guy Gavriel Kay. Let's get to it:  Expectations It must be at least a decade since I fir...
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Book Report: The Tortoise and the Hare
http://www.waterstones.com My first book of the new year was The Tortoise and the Hare by Elizabeth Jenkins, which I finished in six days. Ever since doing NotSoNaBooReaMo, I'm realising just how quickly I can finish books if I just devote a little time to ...
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