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Elevation

Major bummer alert. Elevation by Stephen King is a kooky short story set in a small, conservative town about a nice fat bloke called Scott who is losing weight but still looks exactly the same, and the initial fractious engagement with his lesbian neighbours. …..I know….. Sigh. Several pages in, there is still little attributing

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How To Hygge

Now that so many of us are sleep-drunk from another heatwave, and the storms are fast approaching, it feels like an ideal time to curl up indoors with, ‘How To Hygge’, by Signe Johansen. I absolute love how the Nordic attitude to life is simplistic yet decadent, soulful yet matter of fact. Signe Johansen’s unapologetic

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Lanny

Max Porter’s debut novel, ‘Grief Is The Thing With Feathers’, was beautiful and brilliant but had me crying for hours. In a similar vein, ‘Lanny’, was all mischief, myth and mind bending poetry. In ‘Lanny’, Max Porter marries the profound and the pettiness of a small rural English village by weaving folklore and the mundane

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