Viv JM

Add friend
Sign in to Goodreads to learn more about Viv.


The Museum of Aba...
Rate this book
Clear rating

 
Heart-Shaped Box
Viv JM is currently reading
by Joe Hill (Goodreads Author)
bookshelves: currently-reading
Rate this book
Clear rating

 
The Pioppi Diet: ...
Rate this book
Clear rating

progress: 
 
  (44%)
Aug 05, 2018 02:06PM

 
See all 4 books that Viv is reading…
Book cover for Eat Sweat Play: How Sport Can Change Our Lives
Just as women fought for the vote, and that very achievement compels us to the polling stations, so women have fought for the right to exercise and participate in sport, and we cannot throw that away. From the women of ancient Greece ...more

Viv’s Recent Updates

" 18 February 2019

JAPAN, Asia

Kitchen by Banana Yoshimoto
"
Viv JM made a comment in the group Around the World in 80 BooksViv's Tourist Challenge 2019 topic
" 18 February 2019

JAPAN, Asia

Kitchen by Banana Yoshimoto
"
" 18 February 2019

Genre: Contemporary
Kitchen by Banana Yoshimoto
"
Viv JM rated a book really liked it
Kitchen by Banana Yoshimoto
Rate this book
Clear rating
Kitchen is a rather wonderful novella about grief, loneliness, acceptance, love and friendship. I thought it was very moving and uplifting without being at all saccharine. The writing seems very simple but I think that is deceptive because there is a ...more
Viv JM and 13 other people liked Hugh's review of Bottled Goods:
Bottled Goods by Sophie van Llewyn
"Longlisted for the Republic of Consciousness Prize 2019

Some of the reviews I have seen have focused on it being a novella in flash fiction, and although some "chapters" have been published in flash fiction collections, this element is easy to igno..." Read more of this review »
Viv JM rated a book really liked it
ROAR by Stacy  Sims
Rate this book
Clear rating
4.5 stars

Stacy Sims mantra is "You are not a small man. Stop eating and training like one" and this book is a really excellent and in-depth look at the science behind these physiological differences and their effects on performance and health. It is
...more
Through the Woods by Emily Carroll
" I loved this! "
Memory's Blade by Spencer Ellsworth
"3.5 stars

Overall, a pretty enjoyable series. This last book was short like the first one, and I found it to be a fairly quick read. The ending wrapped up almost too quickly, but given it was all prophecy fulfillment I guess that's ok.

Ellsworth's w..." Read more of this review »
Viv JM and 3 other people liked Justine’s status update
Viv JM wants to read
Shapeshifters by John B Kachuba
Rate this book
Clear rating
More of Viv's books…
Frank Zappa
“So many books, so little time.”
Frank Zappa

Albert Schweitzer
“Sometimes our light goes out, but is blown again into instant flame by an encounter with another human being.”
Albert Schweitzer

Marcus Tullius Cicero
“A room without books is like a body without a soul.”
Marcus Tullius Cicero

Elie Wiesel
“The opposite of love is not hate, it's indifference. The opposite of art is not ugliness, it's indifference. The opposite of faith is not heresy, it's indifference. And the opposite of life is not death, it's indifference.”
Elie Wiesel

Hermann Hesse
“If you hate a person, you hate something in him that is part of yourself. What isn't part of ourselves doesn't disturb us.”
Hermann Hesse, Demian. Die Geschichte von Emil Sinclairs Jugend

162270 SpecFic Buddy Reads — 105 members — last activity 25 minutes ago
We want to read fun stuff as a group and do lots of buddy reads on the side. And we like to chat a bit, too. Friends don't let friends read alone:) Pl ...more
148815 The Roundtable — 122 members — last activity 51 minutes ago
Welcome to the Roundtable Our passions include literary fiction, the classics, and serious non-fiction. In 2019 we've planned structured reads in the ...more
52937 Around the World in 80 Books — 17733 members — last activity 1 hour, 11 min ago
Reading takes you places. Where in the world will your next book take you? If you love world literature, translated works, travel writing, or explorin ...more
187001 Newest Literary Fiction — 410 members — last activity 1 hour, 39 min ago
Discover and share your discovery of the most recently published literary fiction. If you love reading novels before anyone else decides they are good ...more
50781 FABClub (Female Authors Book Club) — 664 members — last activity Sep 01, 2018 08:05PM
We read books written by female authors and then we talk about them. All gender identities are welcome to become members of this group. All book selec ...more
More of Viv’s groups…
Yyib badge
Char (T...
5,769 books | 1,248 friends

Angela M
2,295 books | 1,231 friends

Elle
1,526 books | 18 friends

Hugh
1,642 books | 597 friends

Wendy
1,761 books | 188 friends

Mischenko
19,180 books | 2,664 friends

Empress...
3,839 books | 388 friends

Pamela
1,979 books | 66 friends

More friends…



Polls voted on by Viv

Lists liked by Viv