Category Archives: reading experience

What I read in June and July 2017

I’m going to do two months in one wrap up because I really only read one book in June. June and July were not great reading months. They were the months of moving house. New flat to set up, old … Continue reading

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Changes…

The time has come. I’ve been waiting to announce this for quite a while now. And today is the day I can finally make it official! I’m going to be leaving the book business behind. For good. I’m starting a … Continue reading

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2016 – a reading year in review

Not unlike the previous year, 2016 has been filled with changes and new achievements for me. First of all, this was my first year of being a fully-fledged bookseller with my own section to manage and all-new responsibilities. This, of course, … Continue reading

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A quick update

My last post was four months ago. I hate that I haven’t been writing anything on here for such a long time. Everyone knows how it is when life is simply packed with things you have to do… there’s rarely … Continue reading

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Review: Azar Nafisi – Reading Lolita in Tehran

Azar Nafis – Reading Lolita in Tehran 4.5 out of 5  The reason why I became interested in this book is that it deals with literature and literary criticism. I hoped Nafisi would give me an impression of how western literature is … Continue reading

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Top 5 Wednesday – Top Books dealing with Mental Health/Illness

In no particular order… although the book that impressed me the most when I first read it was Girl, Interrupted. It made me think about mental illness and and how there have always been illnesses that are categorized as “male” … Continue reading

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2015 Reading Challenge – Mission Accomplished

It’s the eleventh day of the eighth month of this year and I have completed my reading challenge! I’ve read 40 books this year. Actually I’m rather proud of myself. Last September I started my first ever full-time job and … Continue reading

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What I read in June

In hindsight my reading in June was pretty fantasy-heavy… oh well. I’ve already posted reviews of Captive Prince and The Seed Collectors so I won’t go into detail about these two here. Follow the links for detailed reviews. Captive Prince … Continue reading

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The Seed Collectors by Scarlett Thomas – a reading experience

[This is just me trying to make sense of what I read. If you want to know what this book is about you probably won’t get much out of my review. Sorry.] This is going to be a tough one. … Continue reading

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What I read in January

2015 is one month old  and I’m doing my best to keep up the posts around here. So, without further ado, here’s what I read in January. You by Austin Grossman 3 out of 5 stars A novel about the game industry of the … Continue reading

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