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Standout reads of 2014

Top reads 2014 stamp

  2014 is already coming swiftly to a close and Goodreads tells me I’ve finished 71 books this year – a marked improvement on the 41 I read last year. So which books are the ones that still leave me

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Aged 30-44? 4 great reasons you should read YA fiction right now

Lotions & Potions by JustArd

Slate journalist Ruth Graham said this week that “adults should feel embarassed about reading literature written for children.” We probably shouldn’t tell her that the example of the kind of author we grown ups ought to read, Charles Dickens, appears on many

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Book Review: A Face Like Glass by Frances Hardinge

A Face Like Glass by Frances Hardinge My rating: 5 of 5 stars It was a very happy accident that I bought this book. I’d read ‘A Handful of Ashes’ from the brilliant Under My Hat story collection and mistakenly

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