Silent Sunday 29.11.20
Nov29

Silent Sunday 29.11.20

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The Chain by Adrian McKinty
Nov27

The Chain by Adrian McKinty

I bought The Chain by Adrian McKinty because I’d seen that it was popular. It is a thriller about a missing child and I always enjoy thrillers about missing children. (I did actually slightly overdose on them a few years ago, it felt like every book I was reading was about a missing child, so I had to step back from them.) I’ve actually read far fewer thrillers than usual this year too, so it was nice to get back into a...

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Herbert and Henry – not going so well
Nov24

Herbert and Henry – not going so well

We were so excited to get Herbert the baby guinea pig after six long weeks with only one guinea pig. Henry was definitely suffering for being alone and I was worried about him. Strangely, I would never have chosen Herbert myself, as I’ve never really liked all white animals. Yet somehow this little ball of fluff was instantly loved by the whole family, even my husband and younger son who aren’t really bothered about the...

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Silent Sunday 22.11.20
Nov22

Silent Sunday 22.11.20

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The Story of a New Name by Elena Ferrante
Nov20

The Story of a New Name by Elena Ferrante

The Story of a New Name is the second book in the Neopolitan Quartet by Elena Ferrante. I read the first part, My Brilliant Friend, in the summer and really enjoyed it. So I rushed out and bought books 2 and 3, then for some reason didn’t get round to reading them. Since reading The Story of a New Name I have also bought the final book in the quartet. The Story of a New Name is set in Naples in the early 1960s and continues the...

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