Another cliche monthly wrap up introduction but July was hands down the quickest month of 2018 so far. It has been a bit of an up and down month in my personal life but it flew by so fast. August…

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The Kiss Quotient by Helen Hoang Even though I say I will read pretty much any genre of book, romance is one I never reach for.  I’ve never been a huge lover of romcoms, purely because I find them too…

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The Great Believers – Rebecca Makkai* This year, I’ve found myself gravitating towards books that I would have been intimidated by in 2017. By that, I mean books that are longer than 300ish pages and that tackle strong social topics.…

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July is here and we are currently experiencing a heatwave. It is so refreshing to have the sunshine sticking around for more than three days in Scotland – is this what others would call a summer? June was a super…

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Heart Berries by Terese Marie Mailhot If you read my recent Mid Year Reading Goals post, you’ll know that reading more non-fiction is high on my agenda for the rest of 2018. It was a genre I seemed to be tackling…

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My first blog post of every year is usually my goals for the year ahead. This year was an exception as I decided at the beginning of January to have a real social media detox. I lasted three weeks without…

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Summer is the season of reading for me and I seem to get through more books in the next few months compared with the rest of the year. Reading outdoors is one of my favourite things to do so even…

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2018 has been flying by recently but my god, wasn’t May a long month? I don’t know if it is just me who feels this way, but I felt like May went on for an eternity. When I sat down…

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Our Kind Of Cruelty – available digitally and as a hardback Although my go-to genre is contemporary fiction, now and then I crave a good thriller in my life. When I say thriller, I mean I want something dark, twisted…

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My trusty e-reader has been in my life for five years now, and despite loving the feel of a physical hardback, my kindle has been one of the best purchases I’ve ever made. I know what you’re thinking – quite…

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One huge reason why I love doing monthly round-up posts is that even when I think I haven’t read that much, I’m always pleasantly surprised to see how many books I managed to get through. April was such a quick…

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