This year, I signed up to complete the Popsugar reading challenge and I thought as the first three months are out of the way (and I'm already behind...!) I would share my progress and thoughts on the novels I have read this year!
Anthony Peardew has spent half his life collecting lost objects, trying to atone for a promise broken many years before. Realising he is running out of time, he leaves his house and all its lost treasures to his assistant Laura, the one person he can trust to reunite the thousands of objects with their rightful… Continue reading Review: The Keeper of Lost Things
TRIGGER WARNING: Death, Suicide, Grief The police say it was suicide. Anna says it was murder. They're both wrong. One year ago, Caroline Johnson chose to end her life brutally: a shocking suicide planned to match that of her husband just months before. Their daughter, Anna, has struggled to come to terms with their loss… Continue reading Review and Giveaway: Let Me Lie
When a mysterious package is delivered to Robin Ellacott, she is horrified to discover that it contains a woman's severed leg. Her boss, private detective Cormoran Strike, is less surprised but no less alarmed. There are four people from his past who he thinks could be responsible - and Strike knows that any one of… Continue reading Review: Career of Evil
And then there was the word Dust with a capital D, as if it wasn't ordinary dust but something special . . .
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The lovely Mollie tagged me in this a while ago... She's fabulous and I highly recommend you check out her blog and general existence. Actually, must send mega props to Mollie, as she also tagged me in a post that will become my next post as well! Keeping me on my toes... Plus, she keeps me amused by not forgetting me when I go quiet on Twitter and Snapchatting me pictures of cats. #winner
So here are my answers to Mollie's questions!
Last night, I was reading Matt Haig's Reasons to Stay Alive (review & giveaway coming soon), and he describes depression in the way Churchill did - as a black dog. Just as a I began to drift to sleep, my brain latched on to that metaphor, and my latest poem was born. Luckily, I wrote this one down... I will never stop being surprised by the power of words.
A (non-exhaustive) list of things I hope to achieve... Hold me to it!