Reading Challenge 2019 – Level 1

For 2019 I decided to branch out and undertake a reading challenge because I am terrible for sticking to my favourite genre and authors. I feel like I'm really missing out on a whole host of amazing books so this year I chose to follow the Linz the Bookworm 2019 Reading Challenge (http://linzthebookworm.blogspot.com/2018/12/2019-reading-challenge.html) because it [...]

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The Book Highs and Lows of 2018: The Wrap Up

I have managed to read 25 books this year which is significantly less than last year but, as you all know, I had a Masters to contend with so I am very happy I made it. I read a wide range of books although I feel I could have branched out a little more from [...]

Book Review: When Breath Becomes Air

Title: When Breath Becomes Air Author: Paul Kalanithi Publisher: Bodley Head Publication Date: Feb 2016 Synopsis: What makes a virtuous and meaningful life? Paul Kalanithi believed that the answer lay in medicine’s most demanding specialization, neurosurgery. Here are patients at their life’s most critical moment. Here he worked in the most critical place for human identity, the brain. What is [...]