Six Degrees of Separation: from Fever Pitch to Sex


It’s time for #6Degrees and truly, it’s easy to play (no rules, just bookish fun) – join in!

This month’s chain begins with Nick Hornby’s memoir (or love letter to soccer), Fever Pitch. Continue reading


Quick reviews (because I’m overwhelmed with study and the books were underwhelming)

So much to learn about E.coli, so little time. So many books that I’ve read but haven’t had time to review. This short post satisfies one one of these issues.

the-imperfectionists-tom-rachmanThe Imperfectionists by Tom Rachman Continue reading

Top Ten Tuesday – Settings I’d Like to See More Of

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My first thought when I saw The Broke and The Bookish’s topic for this week’s Top Ten Tuesday was “I don’t favour particular settings when picking a book!” (read between the lines here – “I’m so open-minded that I’ll read about any topic!”). But then I had a little think about it. *ahem* I am actually more likely to pick up a book if it has any of the following –

1. A New York city setting – it may not be terribly original but I really, really love New York. Continue reading