Monthly Archives: May 2015

May Reads 2015

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A mixed bag for the month of May… Dragon Fire by Charles Ashton (Bind up of Jet Smoke & Dragon fire, Into the Spiral and The Shining Bridge) I’m going to be totally honest. This was one of the most confusing books I have ever read! I found that absolutely nothing made sense, but I… Continue reading May Reads 2015

Tolstoy and the Purple Chair by Nina Sankovitch

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Never have I felt so much like a book was written for me. Tolstoy and the Purple Chair is a memoir by Nina Sankovitch who, following the death of her sister, embarks on a year of reading to read herself back into living the life she wants to live. I love to read books about… Continue reading Tolstoy and the Purple Chair by Nina Sankovitch

Half a King and predictability

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I recently picked up Half a King by Joe Abercrombie because I was really interested in a fantasy book with a disabled main character and I thought it would make a good holiday read. In many ways it did, it was fast paced, fun but dark with some great characters. It is a young adult… Continue reading Half a King and predictability