2017 Reading Challenge Books

The Best Books I Read in 2017

   For me, 2017 has been the year of reading. Living in a South Korean shoebox apartment, I spend a lot of time by myself. While I do enjoy watching TV, it just isn’t so fun alone. My internet can also be slow during the evenings, so it can take hours to stream anything.   …

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2017 Reading Challenge Books

To Kill a Mockingbird Review

To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee is on the most celebrated books of the 20th century. Published in 1960, it has an enduring legacy. It often features on lists of books to read before you die. I have read a ridiculous number of American books, particularly those written in the twentieth century. Both my …

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2017 Reading Challenge Books

A Little Life Review

Hanya Yanagihara’s A Little Life was one of the most talked about books of recent years. Published in 2015 it has been both lauded and criticised. Shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize in 2015. It is rare that a book sparks such strong opinions, so I just had to read it. I had been warned by …

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2017 Reading Challenge Books

2017 Reading Challenge

I have always loved reading, but have often struggled to find the time. However, moving to Korea and teaching, I have a lot more free time. Having no telly has also made a massive difference to how productive I am in my free time.   I love a good challenge so have decided this year …

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