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You Think It, I'll Say It by Curtis Sittenfeld
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Short story collections can be really hit or miss by some authors, but Sittenfeld has managed to compile a selection here that remains mostly engaging throughout. You Think It, I'll Say It is cleverly written and presents several different female vie ...more
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How To Be Parisian by Anne Berest
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Being a self-confessed Francophile, I, of course, adored How To Be Parisian. I loved the tongue-in-cheek humour throughout, the never-ending sass, the style, the food, the romance, and the perceived snobbery that only the French can get away with. A ...more
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Davina's Sugar-Free Family Cookbook by Davina McCall
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A decent selection of healthy, sugar-free recipes for the whole family with lots of vegetarian dishes, plus a few vegan ones to add variety, though there are plenty of lean meat and fish recipes too. Very easy to read and follow, and the vast majorit ...more
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Clothes, Clothes, Clothes, Music, Music, Music, Boys, Boys, Boys by Viv Albertine
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A rollercoaster of a memoir from Viv Albertine, which blends crazy rock and roll anecdotes with lots of sex, drugs and a healthy dose of kick-ass feminism. It charts some of her teenage years before becoming the guitarist in the '70s punk rock band T ...more
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Lincoln in the Bardo by George Saunders
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Avant-garde style literature sometimes appeals to me, but I really have to be in the mood for it which is why I struggled to get into Lincoln in the Bardo. Saunders' writing is boldly imaginative, there's no denying that, but to read this book in its ...more
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French Women Don't Get Fat by Mireille Guiliano
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I remember the uproar when this book came out over 10 years ago and I felt compelled to pick it up again for a quick re-read to see how it fares now in 2019. Other than some of the language, which is a little cringey here and there, I strongly believ ...more
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Eating Well Made Easy by Lorraine Pascale
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The other Lorraine Pascale cookbook that I've been enjoying recently has been Eating Well Made Easy which is full of healthy and delicious recipes. As the name suggests, everything is easy to make and there's some stunning food photography throughout ...more
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Bake by Lorraine Pascale
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Lorraine Pascale is one of my favourite chefs and her Bake cookbook is simply bursting at the seams with the most eye-catching and drool-worthy cakes and treats to make. I picked this up from the library and will definitely be purchasing my own copy ...more
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