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September Round Up: The Muslim Woman’s Double Bind

13 books in September! 12 female-authored 2 Bruneian novels (The Last Bastion of Ingei and Jewel: An attempt at a halal romance – review for The Scoop here) 3 books on Islam 1 book on Erotic Stories for Punjabi widows (I just love … Continue reading

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August round-up, fresh September start

So, since the mid-month check-in, I have managed the lofty completion of one more book, bringing August’s grand total to 8! Which is…exactly the same number I managed last year. Is August just not a reading month? We’ll see next … Continue reading

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July round-up

This round-up is coming a little late, because I was on holiday! And read absolutely nothing while I was away – I started the graphic novel/comic Watchmen while on the flight out, but didn’t get very far in. So in … Continue reading

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Mid-month check in and a Soekarno-Hatta International Airport Book Haul

The second half of the year has not so much kicked off, reading-wise, as it has ambled off. So far this month, I’ve read 4 books, the most recent being Meg Howrey’s The Wanderers, which I finished on the flight … Continue reading

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June Round Up and a Book Haul

Halfway through the year! I didn’t manage to hit my June goal – I fell one book short, and hit 17, which I’m still pretty happy about. I’ve covered most of the stand-out reads in June in this post. I’m … Continue reading

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May round-up! (In which I read a lot of male authors)

In May I read 14 books. I think breaking out of my 12 books a month rut is worth a celebration, so lets crack out a graph! Ah, life is much better with a cheery graph. Apparently in May 2016 … Continue reading

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April Round-Up

April reads capped out at 12, which is frankly pretty poor! So, not much to round up here. 2 male authored reads (so, 20%) 1 non-English read 4 Muslim bits of fiction No worries, we go onwards and upwards into … Continue reading

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