Books I Read in January 2019

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Something a little new for me today. Instead of doing a full book review (my original intention) I thought I'd do a round-up of my January reads. Purple Hibiscus by Chimimanda Ngozi Adichie This is the first book I finished in January, and it was a good start to my reading year. I'd recently read … Continue reading Books I Read in January 2019

Fahrenheit 451 – #bookreview

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Blurb Montag is a fireman - but not in the sense we know. He lives in a dystopian world where books have been banned and knowledge is dangerous. Firemen, once protectors, are now charged with the destruction of books and the repression of knowledge. But one night, after his wife attempts suicide, he begins to … Continue reading Fahrenheit 451 – #bookreview

Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine – #bookreview

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Blurb The book is about Eleanor Oliphant, a thirty-year-old woman who lives her life by routine, she has worked at the same place since leaving university, and has lived in the same flat since leaving local authority care. She spends her weekends alone, not talking to anyone, with her weekly bottle of vodka. She doesn't … Continue reading Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine – #bookreview

Turtles All the Way Down by John Green

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"It's turtles all the way...down...You're trying to find the turtle at the bottom of the pile, but that's not how it works." ~ Turtles All The Way Down, John Green Turtles All The Way Down is a novel about friendship, growing up, and how a girl with (sometimes severe) OCD navigates the world and her … Continue reading Turtles All the Way Down by John Green

The Color Purple by Alice Walker

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“I think it pisses God off if you walk by the color purple in a field somewhere and don't notice it.” ― Alice Walker, The Color Purple The Color Purple is set in the deep American South between the wars. The central character is Celie, a black woman born into poverty, raped by her father, then … Continue reading The Color Purple by Alice Walker