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Pop Sugar Challenge Wrap Up 2019

In 2019 I also participated in the Pop Sugar Challenge. I missed out on completing this by one, mainly because time just ran out and I never got to it. Below is my list of categories that I completed. I am thinking of trying a different one this year, as I feel the categories are… Continue reading Pop Sugar Challenge Wrap Up 2019

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To the Land of Long-Lost Friends by Alexander McCall-Smith

Title: To the Land of Long-Lost Friends Author: Alexander McCall-Smith Genre: Cosy Crime Publisher: Little Brown/Hachette Published: 10th September 2019 Format: Paperback Pages: 230 Price: $29.99 Synopsis: The next charming and heart-warming installment in the NO.1 LADIES DETECTIVE AGENCY series, from bestselling author Alexander McCall Smith. This is Mma Ramotswe's twentieth wonderful adventure. The latest… Continue reading To the Land of Long-Lost Friends by Alexander McCall-Smith

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August Round Up 2019

I managed to read sixteen books in August, and the break down is below for each challenge and collectively in lists and tables. Several were read for review purposes, some for quiz writing purposes and others for my own reading. Some reviews are only going live in September, but others are up and ready to… Continue reading August Round Up 2019

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2018 Reading Wrap Up Post

  In 2018, I had the aim of reading 120 books throughout the year. This was my general reading goal from the first of January to the end of December, and included review books, books I had to read for work as a quiz writer with Scholastic Australia, and my other challenges - The Australian… Continue reading 2018 Reading Wrap Up Post

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Pop Sugar Challenge Round Up

One of the challenges I did during 2019 was the PopSugar Challenge. It had forty categories, plus an additional ten advanced ones - a couple of which I managed to check off, and I filled most of the main categories, some with multiple books. It was a good challenge, but one thing I think lets… Continue reading Pop Sugar Challenge Round Up

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The Colours of all the Cattle (No.1 Ladies Detective agency #19) by lexander McCall-Smith

Title: The Colours of all the Cattle (No.1 Ladies Detective agency #19) Author: Alexander McCall-Smith Genre: Crime, literary fiction, mystery Publisher: Hachette/Little, Brown Published: 11th September 2018 Format: Paperback Pages: 231 Price: $29.99 Synopsis: The new Botswana book from bestselling author Alexander McCall Smith, this is Mma Ramotswe's nineteenth wonderful adventure.   Mma Ramostwe's friend… Continue reading The Colours of all the Cattle (No.1 Ladies Detective agency #19) by lexander McCall-Smith

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The Colours of all the Cattle (No.1 Ladies Detective Agency #19) by Alexander McCall-Smith

Title: The Colours of all the Cattle (No.1 Ladies Detective agency #19) Author: Alexander McCall-Smith Genre: Crime, literary fiction, mystery Publisher: Hachette/Little, Brown Published: 11th September 2018 Format: Paperback Pages: 231 Price: $29.99 Synopsis: The new Botswana book from bestselling author Alexander McCall Smith, this is Mma Ramotswe's nineteenth wonderful adventure. Mma Ramostwe's friend will… Continue reading The Colours of all the Cattle (No.1 Ladies Detective Agency #19) by Alexander McCall-Smith