My Wonderful Reading Year – March 2020 #Fiction #NonFiction #MyWonderfulReadingYear.

Welcome to a series of posts that chart my wonderful reading year, 2020. I don’t have the time to review all the books I read and wanted I way to celebrate each one. So I’m going to do a monthly post of all the wonderful books I’ve reading that month. Short snappy reviews, simple comments about why I enjoyed them so much.

So welcome to my celebration of my reading in March 2020, a month during which reading has become even more important than normal. 

Well March got off to a stunning start with I Am I Am I Am by Maggie O’Farrell.  This book is insanely moving, funny and powerful and should be read by everyone!

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My first fiction read of the month was Dead Wrong by Noelle Holton. A highly enjoyable thriller, full of oodles of tension and a fiesty lead character.

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From there I read Beyond The Gravy by Mandy Morton, which was orginal and I very comforting easy read during these troubled times.

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Next came Not Having It All by Jennie Ensor. I found this to be both original and it made me giggle, which given the current climate is a massive recommendation.

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From laughter I moved onto a thriller from one of my favourite authors. Containment by Vanda Symon is the third in the Sam Shephard series and is a fabulous addition to this cracking sequence of books.

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Mexico Street by Simone Buchholz was the second novel from the Indie publisher Orenda Books that I read this month. Its Stylish. Not oodles of description and prose, more tightknit controlled language that gets under your skin and leaves you feeling unnerved.

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My next read this month was Sister by Kjell Ola Dahl and what a book to end on! Controlled and stunning writing, a story that keeps you enthralled and most of all, a moment of humour that delivered a gentle moment of relief from the tension.

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Well that was my reading for the month of March. It was a time when all our lives were thrown into freefall and when books have become even more important than ever.

I’m excited to discover new worlds, countries I have never visited and new writers in the month to come. In a time when we can’t go out, books bring the world to us.

Happy reading all. Sending cwtches from my home to your home.

 

 

 

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