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Ten More Small But Perfectly Formed Publishers Who Will Send Books to Your Home2020/04/06
Ten Small But Perfectly Formed Publishers Who Will Post Books to You Home2020/03/30
Paperbacks to Look Out For in April 2020: Part Two2020/03/23
Paperbacks to Look Out For in April 2020: Part One2020/03/16
Books to Look Out For in April 2020: Part Two2020/03/09
Books to Look Out For in April 2020: Part One2020/03/02
My Wishlist for the Women's Prize for Fiction 20202020/02/26
Paperbacks to Look Out For in March 2020: Part Two2020/02/24
Paperbacks to Look Out For in March 2020: Part One2020/02/17
Books to Look Out For in March 2020: Part Two2020/02/12
Books to Look Out For in March 2020: Part One2020/02/03
Paperbacks to Look Out For in February 2020: Part Two2020/01/27
Paperbacks to Look Out For in February 2020: Part One2020/01/20
Books to Look Out For in February 2020: Part Two2020/01/13
Books to Look Out For in February 2020: Part One2020/01/06
My Life in Books (2019 Edition)2020/01/01
Paperbacks to Look Out For in January 2020: Part Two2019/12/30
Paperbacks to Look Out For in January 2020: Part One2019/12/27
Books to Look Out For in January 2020: Part Two2019/12/23
Books to Look Out For in January 2020: Part One2019/12/20
Books of the Year 2019: Part Four2019/12/16
Books of the Year 2019: Part Three2019/12/13
Books of the Year 2019: Part Two2019/12/11
Books of the Year 2019: Part One2019/12/09
Paperbacks to Look Out For in December 20192019/11/18
Books to Look Out For in December 20192019/11/11
Paperbacks to Look Out For in November 20192019/10/21
Books to Look Out For in November 2019: Part Two2019/10/18
Books to Look Out For in November 2019: Part One2019/10/07
Paperbacks to Look Out For in October 2019: Part Two2019/09/30
Paperbacks to Look Out For in October 2019: Part One2019/09/23
Books to Look Out For in October 2019: Part Two2019/09/16
Books to Look Out For in October 2019: Part One2019/09/09
Paperbacks to Look Out For in September 20192019/08/19
Books to Look Out For in September 20192019/08/12
Paperbacks to Look Out For in August 20192019/07/22
My 2019 (Man) Booker Wish List2019/07/17
Books to Look Out For in August 2019: Part Two2019/07/15
Books to Look Out For in August 2019: Part One2019/07/08
Paperbacks to Look Out For in July 20192019/06/10
Books to Look Out For in July 20192019/06/03
Paperbacks to Look Out For in June 2019: Part Two2019/05/27
Paperbacks to Look Out For in June 2019: Part One2019/05/20
Books to Look Out For in June 2019: Part Two2019/05/13
Books to Look Out For in June 2019: Part One2019/05/06
Paperbacks to Look Out For in May 2016: Part Two2019/04/29
Paperbacks to Look Out For in May 2019: Part One2019/04/22
Books to Look Out For in May 2019: Part Two2019/04/15
Books to Look Out For in May 2019: Part One2019/04/08
Paperbacks to Look Out For in April 2019: Part Two2019/03/25
Paperbacks to Look Out For in April 2019: Part One2019/03/18
Books to Look Out For in April 20192019/03/11
My Wish List for the Women's Prize for Fiction 20192019/02/27
Paperbacks to Look Out For in March 2019: Part Two2019/02/25
Paperbacks to Look Out For in March 2019: Part One2019/02/18
Books to Look Out For in March 2019: Part Two2019/02/11
Books to Look Out For in March 2019: Part One2019/02/04
Paperbacks to Look Out For in February 2019: Part Two2019/01/28
Paperbacks to Look Out For in February 2019: Part One2019/01/21
Books to Look Out For in February 2019: Part Two2019/01/14
Books to Look Out for in February 2019: Part One2019/01/07
Reading Bingo 20182018/12/31
Paperbacks to Look Out For in January 2019: Part Two2018/12/24
Paperbacks to Look Out For in January 2019: Part One2018/12/17
Books to Look Out for in January 2019: Part Two2018/12/14
Books to Look Out for in January 2019: Part One2018/12/12
Books of the Year 2018: Part Four2018/12/10
Books of the Year 2018: Part Three2018/12/07
Books of the Year 2018: Part Two2018/12/05
Books of the Year 2018: Part One2018/12/03
Books to Look Out For in December 20182018/11/26
The Peters Fraser and Dunlop Sunday Times Young Writer of the Year Award 2018 Shortlist2018/11/05
Paperbacks to Look Out For in November 20182018/10/29
Books to Look Out For in November 2018: Part Two2018/10/22
Books to Look Out For in November 2018: Part One2018/10/15
Five Novels I've Read about Immigrants 2018/10/08
Paperbacks to Look Out For in October 20182018/09/24
Books to Look Out For in October 20182018/09/10
Paperbacks to Look Out For in September 20182018/08/27
Books to Look Out For in September 2018: Part Two2018/08/20
Books to Look Out For in September 2018: Part One2018/08/13
Five Novels I've Read About Books 2018/08/06
Paperbacks to Look Out For in August 20182018/07/30
Books to Look Out For in August 2018: Part Two2018/07/23
My 2018 Man Booker Wish List2018/07/18
Books to Look Out For in August 2018: Part One2018/07/16
My One-Hundred-Book Library2018/07/09
Paperbacks to Look Out For in July 20182018/07/02
Books to Look Out For in July 20182018/06/29
Paperbacks to Look Out For in June 2018: Part Two2018/05/28
Paperbacks to Look Out For in June 2018: Part One2018/05/21
Five Novels About Food2018/05/18
Books to Look Out For in June 2018: Part Two2018/05/14
Books to Look Out For in June 2018: Part One2018/05/07
My Blog's Name in Books2018/05/01
Paperbacks to Look Out For in May 2018: Part Two2018/04/30
Paperbacks to Look Out For in May 2018: Part One2018/04/23
Books to Look Out For in May 2018: Part Two2018/04/20
Books to Look Out For in May 2018: Part One2018/04/16
Six Degrees of Separation - From Memoirs of a Geisha to Capital2018/04/13
Paperbacks to Look Out For in April 2018: Part Two2018/03/30
Paperbacks to Look Out For in April 2018: Part One2018/03/19
Books to Look Out For in April 20182018/03/12
Six Degrees of Separation - From The Beauty Myth to Waiting for Rober Capa2018/03/03
My wish list for the Women's Prize for Fiction 20182018/02/28
Paperbacks to Look Out For in March 2018: Part Two2018/02/26
Paperbacks to Look Out For in March 2018: Part One2018/02/19
Books to Look Out For in March 20182018/02/12
Six Degrees of Separation - From Lincoln in the Bardo to Villette2018/02/06
Paperbacks to Look Out For in February 2018: Part Two2018/01/29
Paperbacks to Look Out For in February 2018: Part One2018/01/22
Books to Look Out For in February 2018: Part Two2018/01/15
Books to Look Out For in February 2018: Part One2018/01/08
Six Degrees of Separation - From The No. I Ladies' Detective Agency to Prodigal Summer 2018/01/06
My Life in Books (2017 Edition)2017/12/29
Reading Bingo 20172017/12/27
Paperbacks to Look Out for in January 2018: Part Two2017/12/20
Paperbacks to Look Out for in January 2018: Part One2017/12/18
Books to Look Out for in Janaury 2018: Part Two2017/12/15
Books to Look Out for in January 2018: Part One2017/12/13
Books of the Year 2017: Part Four2017/12/11
Books of the Year 2017: Part Three2017/12/08
Books of the Year 2017: Part Two2017/12/06
Books of the Year 2017: Part One2017/12/04
Six Degrees of Separation - From It to Mrs Hemingway2017/12/02
Five Australian Novels I've Read2017/11/27
Books to Look Out for in December 20172017/11/13
Six Degrees of Separation - From Less Than Zero to The Yellow Wallpaper2017/11/06
Paperbacks to Look Out for in November 20172017/10/23
Books to Look Out for in November 20172017/10/16
Six Degrees of Separation - From Like Water for Chocolate to Les Liaisons Dangereuses2017/10/11
Five Short Story Collections I've Read2017/10/02
Paperbacks to Look Out for in October 20172017/09/18
Books to Look Out for in October 20172017/09/11
Six Degrees of Separation - From Wild Swans to The Invisible Woman2017/09/02
Paperbacks to Look Out for in September 2017: Part Two2017/08/28
Paperbacks to Look Out For in September 2017: Part One2017/08/21
Paperbacks to Look Out for in August 2017: Part Two2017/07/31
Paperbacks to Look Out for in August 2017: Part One2017/07/28
My Man Booker 2017 wish list 2017/07/24
Books to Look Out for in September 20172017/07/14
Books to Look Out for in August 20172017/07/12
Six Degrees of Separation - From Pride and Prejudice to Under the Invisible Life2017/07/05
Six Degrees of Separation - From Picnic at Hanging Rock to A Vindication of the Rights of Women2017/07/01
Paperbacks to Look out For in July 20172017/06/19
Books to Look Out for in July 20172017/06/14
Six Degrees of Separation - From Shopgirl to Shotgun Lovesongs2017/06/03
Paperbacks to Look Out for in June 2017: Part Two2017/05/29
Paperbacks to Look Out for in June 2017: Part One2017/05/22
Books to Look Out For in June 20172017/05/15
Paperbacks to Look Out for in May 2017: Part Two2017/04/24
Paperbacks to Look Out for in May 2017: Part One2017/04/17
Books to Look Out for in May 20172017/04/14
Paperbacks to Look Out for in April 2017: Part Two2017/03/29
Paperbacks to Look Out for in April 2017: Part One2017/03/20
Books to Look Out for in April 2017: Part Two2017/03/13
The Books that Built the Blogger2017/03/07
Books to Look Out for in April 2017: Part One2017/03/06
My wish list for the Baileys Women's Prize for Fiction 2017 2017/03/01
Paperbacks to Look Out for in March 2017: Part Two2017/02/27
Paperbacks to Look Out for in March 2017: Part One2017/02/20
Books to Look Out for in March 2017: Part Two2017/02/13
Books to Look Out for in March 2017: Part One2017/02/06
Paperbacks to Look Out for in February 2017: Part Two2017/01/30
Paperbacks to Look Out for in February 2017: Part One2017/01/23
Books to Look Out for in February 2017: Part Two2017/01/16
Books to Look Out for in February 2017: Part One2017/01/09
Reading Bingo 20162016/12/30
Paperbacks to Look Out for in January 2016: Part Two2016/12/28
Paperbacks to Look Out For in January 2017: Part One2016/12/23
Books to Look Out for in January 2017: Part Two2016/12/21
Books to Look Out for in January 2017: Part One2016/12/19
Books of the Year 2016: Part Four2016/12/16
Books of the Year 2016: Part Three2016/12/14
Books of the Year 2016: Part Two2016/12/12
Books of the Year 2016: Part One2016/12/09
Paperbacks to Look Out for in December 20162016/11/28
Books to Look Out for in December 20162016/11/21
Found on the Shelves2016/11/07
Paperbacks to Look Out for in November 20162016/10/24
Books to Look Out For in November 20162016/10/17
Paperbacks to Look Out for in October 20162016/09/26
Eighteen Days in Central Europe and Two Books2016/09/23
Books to Look Out for in October 20162016/09/21
Paperbacks to Look Out for in September 20162016/08/22
Books to Look Out for in September 20162016/08/15
Books Read (But Not Reviewed) in July 20162016/08/01
Paperbacks to Look Out for in August 20162016/07/25
My Man Booker wish list 20162016/07/19
Books to Look Out For in August 2016: Part 22016/07/18
Books to Look Out For in August 2016: Part 12016/07/11
Books Read (But Not Reviewed) in June 20162016/07/07
Paperbacks to Look Out For in July 20162016/06/29
Books to Look out For in July 2016: Part 22016/06/27
A (Mostly Wet) Week in Herefordshire and One Book2016/06/22
Books to Look Out For in July 2016: Part 12016/06/20
Books Read (But Not Reviewed) in May 20162016/06/01
Paperbacks to Look Out For in June 20162016/05/30
Books to Look Out For in June 2016: Part 22016/05/23
Books to Look Out For in June 2016: Part 12016/05/16
Books Read (But Not Reviewed) in April 20162016/05/02
Paperbacks to Look Out For in May 2016: Part 22016/04/29
Paperbacks to Look Out For in May 2016: Part 12016/04/25
Books to Look Out For in May 2016: Part 22016/04/18
Almost Three Days in Nice and One Book2016/04/13
Books to Look Out For in May 2016: Part 12016/04/11
Just One Book Read (But Not Reviewed) in March 20162016/04/04
Paperbacks to Look Out For in April 20162016/03/28
Books to Look Out For in April 2016: Part 22016/03/21
Books to Look Out For in April 2016: Part 12016/03/14
Books Read (But Not Reviewed) in February 20162016/03/02
My wish list for the Baileys Women's Prize for Fiction 20162016/02/29
Paperbacks to Look Out for In March 20162016/02/22
Books to Look Out For in March 20162016/02/15
Happy Birthday Quick Reads!2016/02/08
Books Read (But Not Reviewed) in January 20162016/02.01
Paperbacks to Look Out For in February 2016: Part 22016/01/25
Paperbacks to Look Out For in February 2016: Part 12016/01/18
Books to Look Out For in February 2016: Part 22016/01/15
Four Days in Vienna and One Book2016/01/13
Books to Look Out For in February 2016: Part 12016/01/11
Books Read (But Not Reviewed) in December 20152016/01/01
The Last Book of the Year2015/12/30
Paperbacks to Look Out For in January 2016: Part 22015/12/23
Paperbacks to Look Out For in January 2016: Part 12015/12/21
Books to Look Out For in January 2016: Part 22015/12/18
Books to Look Out For in January 2016: Part 12015/12/16
Books of the Year 2015: Part 42015/12/14
Books of the Year 2015: Part 32015/12/11
Books of the Year 2015: Part 22015/12/09
Books of the Year 2015: Part 12015/12/07
Books Read (But Not Reviewed) in November 20152015/11/30
Books to Look Out For in December 20152015/11/23
#DiverseAuthorDay: A Reprise2015/11/16
The Sunday Times/Peters Fraser & Dunlop Young Writer of the Year Award 20152015/11/09
Books Read (But Not Reviewed) in October 20152015/11/02
Paperbacks to Look Out For in November 20152015/10/26
Books to Look Out For in November 2015: Part 22015/10/19
Books to Look Out For in November 2015: Part 12015/10/12
Books Read (But Not Reviewed) in September 20152015/10/10
Paperbacks to Look Out For in October 20152015/09/28
Books to Look Out For in October 20152015/09/21
The Tyrany of Stats, Fitbit and otherwise2015/09/14
Paperbacks to Look Out For in July 20152015/09/06
A Reading Acrostic2015/08/31
Paperbacks to Look Out For in September 20152015/08/24
Books to Look Out For in September 2015: Part 22015/08/17
Fourteen Days in the Baltic States and One Book2015/08/12
Books to Look Out For in September 2015: Part 12015/08/10
Paperbacks to Look Out For in August 20152015/07/24
My Man Booker 2015 wish list2015/07/20
Books to Look Out For in August 20152015/07/13
British Fiction is Not All Grey2015/07/07
Books to Look Out For in July 2015: Part 22015/06/22
Books to Look Out For in July 2015: Part 12015/06/15
FridayReads: Too much marketing?2015/06/08
The Book of Lights: A book that made me forget myself2015/06/01
Paperbacks to Look Out For in June 20152015/05/25
Books to Look Out For in June 2015: Part 22015/05/18
Books to Look Out For in June 2015: Part 12015/05/11
Well-worn themes2015/05/04
Paperbacks to Look Out For in May 20152015/04/27
A Week in Palma and a book2015/04/22
Books to Look Out For in May 20152015/04/20
Author acknowledgements: Interested or an anorak's secret pleasure?2015/04/06
Paperbacks to Look Out For in April 2015: Part 22015/03/30
Paperbacks to Look Out For in April 2015:Part 12015/03/23
Writers' Lives: Interested or Not?2015/03/16
Books to Look Out For in April 20152015/03/09
My Wish List for the Baileys Women's Prize for Fiction 20152015/03/01
Paperbacks to Look Out For in March 20152015/02/23
Blogging: Too much positivity?2015/02/16
Books to Look Out For in March 20152015/02/09
Books on Prescription for Dementia2015/02/02
Books: The coming thing2015/01/19
Paperbacks to Look Out For in 20152015/01/19
Books to Look Out For in February 20152015/01/12
Five Days in Hamburg and a Few Books2014/12/31
Paperbacks to Look Out for in January 20152014/12/22
#readwomen2014: Redux2014/12/15
Books to Look Out For in January 20152014/12/08
Books of the Year 2014: Part 32014/12/05
Books of the Year 2014: Part 22014/12/03
Books of the Year 2014: Part 12014/12/01
Reading Bingo2014/11/24
Books in Translation2014/11/17
Books to Look Out For in December 20142014/11/10
Books: Knowing the price of everything, and the value of nothing2014/11/03
Paperbacks to look out for in November 20142014/10/20
All Shall Have Prizes, or Not2014/10/13
Quiet: A vindication2014/10/06
Books to Look Out for in November 20142014/09/29
A week in the land of cream teas and alpacas plus a few books2014/09/22
Reviews: To spoil, or not to spoil2014/09/08
Paperbacks to look out for in October 20142014/09/01
A Little Light Weeding: The perennial problem of the over crowded bookshelf2014/08/25
Books to Look Out For in October 20142014/08/18
The Power of the Puff2014/08/12
Paperbacks to Look Out for in September 20142014/08/05
Books to Look Out For in September 20142014/07/21
Very Inspiring Blogger Award2014/07/14
Walking in the Dolomites, the pleasures of the pudding buffet and a few books2014/07/11
Books to Look Out for in August 20142014/06/16
33 Revolutions per Minute and the Perils of Buying Online2014/06/02
Books to Look Out For in July 20142014/05/12
Do You Need a Happy Ending?2014/05/05
Five Days in Madrid and the Case of the Mutilated Book2014/04/28
My LIebster's Nomination Answers to annethology's Questions2014/04/18
Books to Look Out For in June 20142014/04/14
My Triple Choice Tuesday at Reading Matters2014/04/08
Why We Need Independent Publishers2014/04/02
Findings and the New Nature Writing2014/03/23
Books to Look Out For in May 2014: Part 22014/03/17
Books to Look Out For in May 2014: Part 12014/03/10
My Wish List for the Baileys Women's Prize for Fiction 20142014/03/03
Books About Books: Bibliophile Heaven2014/02/24
Why We Need a Healthy Waterstones2014/02/10
#readwomen2014: A Good Idea and Why We Need it2014/01/27
Reading is Good for You2014/01/20
Orlando: Film or Book2014/01/13
The First Book of the Year2014/01/06
Five Days in Amsterdam and One Book2014/01/01
Reasons to be Cheerful (4): Books to Look Out For in April 20142013/12/20
Reasons to be Cheerful (3): Books to Look Out For in March 20142013/12/20
Reasons to be Cheerful (2): Books to Look Out For in February 20142013/12/19
Reasons to be Cheerful (1): Books to Look Out For in January 20142013/12/18
We Love This Book Blogger Favourites of 2013, and a few of my own2013/12/04
Six Favourites from 2013, and then some2013/12/02
Publishers: Please Publish These in the UK2013/11/27
The Library of Birmingham: A Box of Delights2013/11/05
Would You Work for Nothing?2013/10/21
Armchair Nation: LIfe in Front of the Gogglebox2013/10/07
Bookish Social Media and Anti-social Ebooks2013/09/02
Libraries: The Best of Times, the Worst of Times2013/08/26
Lost in Translation2013/08/19
Three Strikes and You're Out2013/08/06
The Most Abandoned Books2013/07/07
My first birthday, well almost2013/06/09
Hurrah for Independent Publishers2013/06/07
What's in a Genre?2013/05/13
The Anachrohumph: A Definition2013/05/08
The Second Novel Conundrum2013/05/07

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