Tag Archives: Classic

August Reads 2015

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August reading went a little better than July but still a bit of a mixed bag. I’m hoping to find some game-changer books in September to perk up my reading. Sacred Games by Vikram Chandra This a behemoth of a book. An Indian saga, gangster story and detective story all rolled up into one. I loved… Continue reading August Reads 2015

The Time and Place Tag

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I’ve now seen a lot of my favourite Booktubers do this tag which originated with Jen Campbell (see her original video here) and I wanted to tackle it myself here on the blog. The idea of the tag is to talk about books which take you back to a specific time and place, and what… Continue reading The Time and Place Tag

The Classics Tag

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I have seen the classics tag a lot on YouTube and really enjoyed reading it. I believe the original tag was created by It’s a Books World so I’d recommend  checking that out too. And here’s my take on it! 1. An overhyped classic you really didn’t like Catcher in the Rye by JD Salinger.… Continue reading The Classics Tag

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