Reading List July 2019

I know I’m never going to write detailed reviews of all the books I read. Largely this is because I simply don’t have time. There are too many books out there which I want to read, or am reading.

Instead, I will provide a monthly snapshot of my Read and Recently Acquired books alongside what I’m currently reading and a Proper Review later in the month, which may or may not be taken from the Recently Read list. Of course, these lists probably won’t match up, month by month – I can’t be the only person to buy books which leap the reading queue.

By and large, unless specifically stated, assume the Recently Read list to be recommendations. I don’t normally finish books I dislike, so won’t include them on my list.


Recently Read:

A Town Like Alice – Nevil Shute : Contemporary (to Shute: late 1940s)

A Tropic of Serpents – Marie Brennan : Fantasy; volume two of Lady Trent’s memoirs

The Salt Path – Raynor Winn : memoir of walking the South West Coastal Path

The Great Fortune – Olivia Manning

To Be Read:

The Binding – Bridget Collins

The Seven Deaths of Evelyn Hardcastle – Stuart Turton

Mortal Engines – Philip Reeve

The Incredible Crime – Lois Austen-Leigh

Currently Reading:

My Brilliant Friend – Elena Ferrante


What are you reading at the moment?


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