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The Girl With All The Gifts by M.R. Carey

This is a zombie novel. I do love a post-apocalyptic futuristic story but I am usually fairly indifferent to zombies. I would say that this is different because the writer goes some way to explaining what has caused the zombification … Continue reading

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Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn

I read this for a book group, otherwise I would not have picked it up. I was not particularly keen to read it, mainly because blockbuster novels are usually quite rubbish, what with the general public having such poor taste … Continue reading

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Bad Feminist by Roxane Gay

This is a collection of essays, if I did not know the title of the book and if someone had asked me what the unifying theme of the collections was, I may have struggled to tell them. This book is … Continue reading

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Stories I Only Tell My Friends: An Autobiography by Rob Lowe

I do not usually listen to audiobooks but this one was recommended to me, and I am sure that listening to Rob Lowe read this himself makes the stories so much better than reading them. I am a little too … Continue reading

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Take Shelter – movie review

Take Shelter – 2011 – movie review This is a psychological thriller / drama revolving around a small family living in some awful middle-of-nowhere town somewhere in (possibly the Midwest?) the US. The family is a mother, father, daughter and … Continue reading

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