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July 2020 Reading Roundup

July was a curiously diverse month, reading-wise. I tackled a sci-fi epic, an autobiography, the latest YA novel in the Hunger Games series, and a

My Life in Books

[Tag] My Life in Books

Firstly, I’d like to thank Helen at Finally Got Around to It  for tagging me in for this post. She’s a book blogger who enjoys

8 Literary Quotes About Adventure Waldo Emerson

8 Quotes About Travel by Writers

Great literature can transport you anywhere. But if you have the opportunity to do so, traveling is good for the soul. It offers perspective –

Hedgehogs Then

Reflections Upon the Furlough

I’ve been on furlough since the end of March, but on Monday 13th July I’m finally returning to work. Plenty has happened over the course

Reading Roundup June 2020

June 2020 Reading Roundup

The month of June was fairly sparse in terms of reading time, so it’s a very short roundup this time. However, from non-fiction to sci-fi,

Daniel Peterson Interview

A Conversation with… Daniel Peterson

Following my review of The Playmaker Project (spoilers – it’s very good!), Daniel Peterson and I got together to discuss life, his influences, and of course,

May 2020 Reading Roundup

May 2020 Reading Roundup

May 2020 was my first month on NetGalley. I also read my favourite book of the year so far! A Portrait of the Artist as

A Beginner's Guide to Absurdism

What is Absurdism?

“At any street corner the feeling of absurdity can strike any man in the face.” Albert Camus, The Myth of Sisyphus The Beginner’s Guide to