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Made in Saturn
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Books for January 2020

A monthly feature where I do a round up of the books I’m most excited to read (or have already read and think you should be excited for). Fiction, non-fiction, and children’s books are all included. Fiction Bunny (9781788545440) by Mona Awad Darkly humorous gothic horrors are always welcome. Deviation (9781782273905) by Luce D’Eramo Flirtation …

Radicalized
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Books for December 2019

A monthly feature where I do a round up of the books I’m most excited to read (or have already read and think you should be excited for). Fiction, non-fiction, and children’s books are all included. Fiction The Naseby Horses (9781999630560) by Dominic Brownlow This sounds as though it’s going to be hauntingly beautiful And …

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Books for November 2019

A monthly feature where I do a round up of the books I’m most excited to read (or have already read and think you should be excited for). Fiction, non-fiction, and children’s books are all included. Fiction Ness (9780241396568) by Rob McFarlane and Stanley Donwood A modern Green Man tale, and Max Porter rates it. …

There's Room for Everyone
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Books for October 2019

A monthly feature where I do a round up of the books I’m most excited to read (or have already read and think you should be excited for). Fiction, non-fiction, and children’s books are all included. Fiction Starve Acre (9781529387261) by Andrew Michael Hurley Sounds like a great haunting tale set in the Yorkshire moors. …

The Deathless Girls
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Books for September 2019

A monthly feature where I do a round up of the books I’m most excited to read (or have already read and think you should be excited for). Fiction, non-fiction, and children’s books are all included. Fiction The Testaments (9781784742324) by Margaret Atwood A long-awaited return to Gilead. After the Flood (9780008319557) by Kassandra Montag …

A Pocketful of Stars
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Books for August 2019

A monthly feature where I do a round up of the books I’m most excited to read (or have already read and think you should be excited for). Fiction, non-fiction, and children’s books are all included. Fiction The Nickel Boys (9780708899410) by Colson Whitehead Sounds as though this will be another hard read but hopefully …

The Last Spell Breather
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Books for July 2019

A monthly feature where I do a round up of the books I’m most excited to read (or have already read and think you should be excited for). Fiction, non-fiction, and children’s books are all included. Fiction The Wind that Lays Waste (9781916465633) by Selva Almada Literary fiction set in the north of Argentina. Bunny …

Writing Tips

Margaret Atwood’s Ten Rules

Take a pencil to write with on aeroplanes. Pens leak. But if the pencil breaks, you can’t sharpen it on the plane, because you can’t take knives with you. Therefore: take two pencils. If both pencils break, you can do a rough sharpening job with a nail file of the metal or glass type. Take …

Green Valley
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Books for June 2019

A monthly feature where I do a round up of the books I’m most excited to read (or have already read and think you should be excited for). Fiction, non-fiction, and children’s books are all included. Fiction My Name is Monster (9781786896353) by Katie Hale A novel about isolation, power and relationships The Night Circus …

Pilgrim
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Pilgrim

I started Pilgrim reading very little of the information that came with it and immediately felt embroiled in the little town in Yugoslavia in the 80s, the atmosphere and behaviour of the residents and the officials reminded me of my times in Yugoslavia in the early 80s before the break up. Both warm and welcoming …

Lies Sleeping
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Books for May 2019

A monthly feature where I do a round up of the books I’m most excited to read (or have already read and think you should be excited for). Fiction, non-fiction, and children’s books are all included. Fiction The Farm (9781526605252) by Joanne Ramos I have this on my shelf and will be reading it soon, …

Pog
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Books for April 2019

A monthly feature where I do a round up of the books I’m most excited to read (or have already read and think you should be excited for). Fiction, non-fiction, and children’s books are all included. Fiction Wakenhyrst (9781788549561) by Michelle Paver A new thriller from one of the best ghost story writer ever. Doggerland …

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