Look What Milly Picked Up…

Is second hand or charity bookshop trawling worth it?

Book Review: In the Distance by Hernán Díaz (2/5) — Taking On a World of Words (Reblog)

I had no idea what to expect out of this book because, as usual, I didn’t read anything about it before picking it up. I liked to do that with book club books because I like being surprised. Maybe I wouldn’t have been waiting for something to happen for so long if I’d known that […]

Book Review: In the Distance by Hernán Díaz (2/5) — Taking On a World of Words

*Buy the book here.

Book Review # 206: Anxious People — The Pine-Scented Chronicles (Reblog)

Our Daily Concerns Swedish writer, Fredrik Backman’s literary career has certainly taken an upward trajectory. The phenomenal and critical success of A Man Called Ove (2013, originally published in Swedish as En man som heter Ove) has made him a household name, not just in his native Sweden but all over the world. His study […]

Book Review # 206: Anxious People — The Pine-Scented Chronicles

*Find the book here.

Milly Reynolds’ New Ebook Due Out Shortly — ‘Left Luggage’

*Buy the first in the Mike Malone Murder Mysteries series here.

Book Review # 204: After the Banquet — The Pine-Scented Chronicles (Reblog)

Of Love and Politics Japanese literature is one of the vastest and most diverse in the world of literature. Its influence extends beyond Japan and has been in existence for centuries. Lady Murasakami Shikibu’s The Tale of Genji is recognized as one of the earliest published novels. Two Japanese writers – Yasunari Kawabata and Kenzaburō […]

Book Review # 204: After the Banquet — The Pine-Scented Chronicles

*Fascinating, I should know more about Japanese literature. Find this book here.

… but this is also interesting — and this.

September Kindle ebook Haul — by Milly Reynolds

*Some Milly Reynolds’ books.

‘The Warehouse’ by Rob Hart — Book Review by Milly Reynolds

*You may buy the book here.

Book Review: Such A Fun Age, Kiley Reid — The Book Lovers’ Sanctuary (Reblog)

“I don’t need you to be mad that it happened. I need you to be mad that it just like… happens.” I have been holding fire on reviewing this book for a few weeks because it is a – a difficult, problematic novel in my view. A novel which is almost good, almost dealt with […]

Book Review: Such A Fun Age, Kiley Reid — The Book Lovers’ Sanctuary

*Reblogged by Francis Barker 2020, who also love books…

Mini Charity Shop Book Haul — by Milly Reynolds

Find ‘The Rest of us just live here’ here.

Find ‘The Mermaid and Mrs Hancock’ here.

Find ‘After Dark’ here.

‘A Thousand Ships’ Book Review — by Milly Reynolds

*You can buy the book here.

10 Popular YA Novels I’ve Never Read (Reblog)

The Perks of Being a Wallflower by Stephen Chboksy I’m not entirely even sure what this book is about. I think it’s a coming-of-age story? And they …

10 Popular YA Novels I’ve Never Read

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