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    My second Isolation to be read pile

    In April I shared with you a series of books I was reading and going to read over the lockdown period. Ten weeks in and things aren’t back to normal. I doubt they ever will be. But for the time being, it means I’m getting a fair bit more read. This month’s reads May was taken up with finishing The Book of Dust Volume 1 by Phillip Pullman. It took longer than I expected, as did the Hunger Games trilogy. So I’ve only really started on this pile of reads in the last week. So I guess these will get me through June and July. Non-fiction first I try to…

  • Challenges

    British Books Challenge 2015

    So every year I join challenges and every year I forget about them. I am ashamed to admit to this but it is the truth and I should face it. I am determined to make 2015 better but I know that with a stupid amount of personal stuff expected to happen next year I am inclined to say that it will fail once again. I will still give it a try though and I will try it by just completing one challenge, my favourite challenge – the British Books Challenge. This challenge, hosted by the lovely Clover at Fluttering Butterflies, involves reading at least 12 books during the year by a…