Literary Life: April – June in Review

“Citizens of Earth, rejoice. Your Lord and Master stands on high.”

Oh, hi there. Doctor Who fans may understand the reference above. To avoid spoilers, the last two episodes have felt like a glorious reward for a season of ‘meh’, an investment paid off.

Anyway, welcome to a brief review of what I’ve been up to / reading since last I wrote. I’ve not been invested in the blog (or other people’s) for the last year, but I’ve made changes and my desire to act has returned.

Currently Reading:

The Lessons by Naomi Alderman


10+, a.k.a. too many to list.

I’ve Read:

  1. How To Be Human – Paula Cocozza
  2. The Trouble with Goats and Sheep – Joanna Cannon
  3. I’m Travelling Alone – Samuel Bjørk
  4. A New Treasury Of Poetry – Neil Philip
  5. The Sport of Kings – C.E. Morgan
  6. The Dark Circle – Linda Grant
  7. First Love – Gwendoline Riley
  8. The Power – Naomi Alderman
  9. Do Not Say We Have Nothing – Madeleine Thien
  10. Assassin’s Apprentice – Robin Hobb
  11. Pat of Silver Bush – L.M. Montgomery
  12. Kafka – Davind Zane Mairowitz
  13. No Country for Old Men – Cormac McCarthy
  14. Before I Go to Sleep – S.J. Watson
  15. The Life-Changing Magic of Not Giving a F**k – Sarah Knight
  16. How to Be Parisian Wherever You Are: Love, Style, and Bad Habits – Anne Berest
  17. The Owl Always Hunts At Night – Samuel Bjørk
  18. An Act of Silence – Colette McBeth
  19. Only We Know – Karen Perry

First Love, Do Not Say We Have Nothing, and Assassin’s Apprentice were the highlights of the last few months.

So, read anything good recently?

4 thoughts on “Literary Life: April – June in Review

  1. I hope you enjoyed Assassin’s Apprentice by Robin Hobb – it has been on my TBR for too long! I have recently read a run of great books, including: Monstrous Voices edited by David Thomas Moore, My Cousin Rachel by Daphne du Maurier and Sandlands by Rosy Thornton.


  2. Great to see an update. Hope you have enjoyed reading many of the books! 😀 I have been in the bad habit of watching Netflix instead of reading. I feel guilty about it and hope to change haha ?.


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