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    Review: The Silkworm by Robert Galbraith

    The Silkworm had been sat in my  Audible library for a while. I hadn’t actually realised it was written by JK Rowling using her pseudonym until someone mentioned it during a lecture. It’s been awhile since I have read a crime novel. I used to love reading them but since starting my own writing journey, I have been trying to widen my net and explore a range of genres and styles. I find listening to audiobooks is a great way to pass the time, especially when driving to and from university. I tend to mix up my listening between podcasts and books, learning about the craft as well as enjoying…

  • Slowly Lived

    March Musings and April Picks #TheYearInBooks

    This month I have found it quite difficult to fit in reading, especially as I had a rather large assignment due in half way through. I did manage to read Red Sky at Night, which I have to say I really enjoyed. It is jam packed full of countryside folklore and wisdom, much that I had heard of growing up and forgotten. It made me wonder if this book and others like it hadn’t been written, how much would eventually be lost and how much already is. I love the countryside, living in it was a dream when I was growing up and raising my children in its environment has…