Category Archives: NonFiction

Bump in the Book Buying Ban Road…

At the beginning of the year, I started my book buying semi-ban where I have to read 5 books before I buy 1 new one and, sadly, this month I’ve faltered… Basically, I “earned” the right (from myself) to buy … Continue reading

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Independent, (Mostly) Non-Fiction Publishers

Recently I’ve been really craving some good ol’ socio-political non-fiction! And, on the hunt for in-depth answers to a lot of questions, I’ve found a few promising independent publishers whose catalogues are FULL of books I want to read. Here are some … Continue reading

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The First Book Purchase of 2017

I have finished my first lot of five books from my shelves.   So now I can buy 1 new book. YAY! But I’m totally stuck and not sure what to get! I actually feel super aware of my own … Continue reading

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Non-Fiction November

I’m usually really bad at following themed months but this year I have happily found that I’ve unknowingly read a fair few non-fiction books this November. Let’s take a closer look! • • • The first book I tackled in November (or rather ‘finished’ … Continue reading

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Review :: A Room of One’s Own

A review of Virginia Woolf’s A Room of One’s Own SUMMARY A Room of One’s Own is an extended essay by Virginia Woolf. First published on 24 October 1929, the essay was based on a series of lectures she delivered at Newnham … Continue reading

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Review :: Princesses Behaving Badly

A review of Linda McRobbie Rodriguez’s Princesses Behaving Badly: Real Stories from History Without the Fairy-Tale Endings SUMMARY You think you know her story. You’ve read the Brothers Grimm, you’ve watched the Disney cartoons, you cheered as these virtuous women … Continue reading

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Review :: The Art of War

A review of Sun Tzu’s The Art of War As requested 😉 SUMMARY Conflict is an inevitable part of life, according to this ancient Chinese classic of strategy, but everything necessary to deal with conflict wisely, honourably, victoriously, is already present … Continue reading

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Coffee Table Books #2

Like I mentioned in my previous Coffee Table Books post, despite my love of coffee table books, I generally try not to add them to my Goodreads TBR/wish list because I’m super unlikely to be buying them any time soon … Continue reading

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