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My free reading challenge: pay with a review

My challenge to keep reading without paying for a book for myself until Christmas continues… This week I have been mostly fighting my TBR pile, which – even containing only free books – has reached teetering levels. I’ve spent this week … Continue reading

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My free reading challenge: I bought a book

When I started my free reading challenge, I knew it was going to be difficult, so I gave myself some let-outs. This week I used my joker to buy a book from an author I’ve read a free book from in … Continue reading

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Free reading challenge: When FREE isn’t free

So, I’ve now been satisfying my reading urges with only free books for two weeks. Philippa Fusspot My chief learning point for the past fourteen days is what a very fussy reader I am (actually, I already knew that; this … Continue reading

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Spread the (book) love

I love books. You might have noticed. I don’t love ALL books, though, that would be impossible (and ambitious, given how many now exist in the world). I have my go-to genres, and even within them there are books I pick … Continue reading

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Share the love

Books are wonderful things. I love reading them, I love writing them, I love enthusing about books, and over time I’ve grown to love reviewing books, too, which I do with other YA-loving friends on the Paisley Piranha site, as … Continue reading

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Bias on my bookshelves

I’ve been reading articles lately about gender bias in book reading and reviewing. It seems that men don’t read books by women, and ‘serious’ (whatever that means) publications are reluctant to review commercial fiction by women. They’ve made me think … Continue reading

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