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(Superlate) August Round-Up

In August I missed my mid-month round-up! read 13 books There were some really good books in August, maybe some of my favourites of the year, so far. Some notable reads Naomi Novik Spinning Silver I’ve been eagerly waiting for … Continue reading

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July 2018 Round-Up

Shocking progress after the mid-month report – I only managed to finish two more books. Both were well worth reading. Melissa Dahl’s Cringeworthy: How to Make the Most of Uncomfortable Situations (non-fiction; a look at awkwardness, awkward situations, why we feel awkward, … Continue reading

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(Belated) June 2018 Round-Up, Book Haul and Mid-Year Expense Report

I didn’t manage to finish any books after the mid-month round-up, so my June count remains at 9 books. What I did manage to finish: two conference papers, a book chapter I’ve been struggling with for 6 months, and a … Continue reading

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May 2018 Round-Up

Number of books read in May: 14 Amount of money spent on books in May: BND202.99 (Amazon UK, Book Depository, Best Eastern) Books of note: Emily Fridlund History of Wolves (Atmospheric, sinister, deeply sad for its depiction of how limited … Continue reading

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April Round-Up (On track for 2018 goal!)

In April I read 12 books, which is a pretty solid effort! More importantly, that means that at the end of the first third of 2018 I’ve read 50 books. Math tells me that that means I’m on track to hit my … Continue reading

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March Round-Up

I’m hoping to finish another book on the flight tonight (I’ve got Sheryl Sandberg’s Lean In locked and loaded), but I feel that may be optimistic. So I’m going to check-in now: At the end of March, I’ve read 16 books. It’s … Continue reading

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February Round-Up – zombies and mermaids and dragons oh my

Tried my hardest to come back from a pretty poor start to the month, but I did not manage to break into the double digits in February, tapping out at 9 books. I am halfway through Zen Cho’s Spirits Abroad, a collection … Continue reading

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