In a network of lines that enlace

20-something Londoner with a tendency toward book ranting.

January roundup

So month one of my reading challenge is up, and so far so good. 9 down, 91 to go! Here’s some of the wonders that have been occupying me:


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It’s been a good reading month, and I’ve managed to keep my resolution of branching out into genres other than sci-fi and fantasy. Most of the novels I’ve read have been good, with the highlights being The Bell Jar (the reality of depression), The Railway Man (history everyone should know) and Marina (Gothic brilliance). The lows have been Excession (avoid at all costs) and The Glass Bead Game (I’m near finishing but it’s been a strain).


I already have a list of books lined up for February, so I’m hoping I’ll continue going strong with my challenge and find more wonderful reads while I’m at it. If anyone has any recommendations to pass on, please do! :)


Currently reading

Dangerous Women
George R.R. Martin, Gardner Dozois
Progress: 201/800 pages