Update: Books Before 30 – Help!

My Books Before 30 list is looking a little sparse; I have checked six off my list now, finishing The Wasp Factory and Rebecca this year, I need some further recommendations to keep me motivated. I would love some more suggestions (non-fiction as well as fiction) so if you could comment with your favourite books I could add that would be marvellous; you can see what I have already read here.

Literary Life: October in Review

I am not usual one for these sorts of post, but I have been informed that a more personal touch is generally a pleasant way of engaging readers. So, in the spirit of wanting to engage people and actually listening to advice, this is October’s overview. I have seen quite a few blogs that I follow post monthly overviews (Judith and Charli for example) and in the case where I have missed, or want to ………

Before I am 30; a Reading Goal – Part 2

I have not come a long way since my last post; two books have now been crossed of the list, one which I loved, and another I could not finish. The first, Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austin, was marvellous; more enjoyable that expected. In contrast Dune by Frank Herbert, while fascinating and beautiful constructed, failed to keep me occupied long enough to get into it the story. I ended up reading a chapter at ………