Lover of books, avid reader, Dickens enthusiast, wine drinker, knitter, writer, lover of all things Victorian, Northern lass moving back to the North, divorced.
The Story of Divorce
My current work in progress: Exploring the stories of the bigamists and bastards, feminists and fornicators that gave us the law of divorce as it exists today.
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Unsettled Ground by Claire Fuller My rating: 4 of 5 stars This book was a bit of a strange one for me. I really, really enjoyed the writing, but I found, by the end of the book, there was something deeply unsatisfying in how the story played itself out. Another book from the Women’s PrizeContinue reading “Unsettled Ground by Claire Fuller: An Unsettling Read”
The Midnight Library by Matt Haig My rating: 5 of 5 stars It has been a long time since I began and finished a book on the same day. This is the book that did it. The premise of the book is, in essence, quite simple – what if you were given the gift toContinue reading “The Midnight Library – A Book to Read in a Single Day”
I have just started reading this book: I wanted to curate my thoughts on it as I begin the journey of reading each of the very different contributions. It has taken me some time to pick the book up from my ever-growing TBR pile. I had been so looking forward to reading it, yet theContinue reading “This is how we come back stronger: the book and the postcard that came with it”
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