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3 books, 3 points – August 2018

3 books, 3 points returns! After a break, book reviews are finally back. Which is great because it means lots more reading time! Over the last few months I have read many books, but I thought I’d just dive back in with the books I’ve devoured this month. I’m wondering too, for the avid readers… Read More 3 books, 3 points – August 2018

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3 books, 3 points: January 2018

3 books, 3 points Reviewing 3 books in 3 bullet points Happy 2018 everybody, hope this year is treating you well so far! Catching up on reading has been a real treat during these dark, cold months. Here are the books that brought me joy in January. Deep Lane by Mark Doty – A gorgeous… Read More 3 books, 3 points: January 2018

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3 books, 3 points: November 2017

3 books, 3 points Reviewing 3 books in 3 bullet points A little late, I know! Reading a lot for uni has meant I had to put ‘enjoyable’ reading on the back burner for a little bit. But this last month I’ve managed to read more, hurrah! I find as winter draws in, I just… Read More 3 books, 3 points: November 2017

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3 books, 3 points: September 2017

3 books, 3 points Reviewing 3 books in 3 bullet points Reading is an escape from the hubbub of everyday life for me. When things get overwhelming, I ache to zone out and slip into another reality, drawn in through words and paper, sat in a comfy chair as time passes on by around me.… Read More 3 books, 3 points: September 2017

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3 books, 3 points: August 2017

3 books, 3 points Reviewing 3 books in 3 bullet points Recently we travelled to Anglesey for the annual family holiday. One of my favourite things to do is to relax with a book, and being away from work, home and the general hubbub of everyday life meant I could finally get around to starting… Read More 3 books, 3 points: August 2017

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Occasional Playlist #1 (May 2014)

One Empty Shelf’s first occasional playlist is brought to you by thoughts of dusky sunsets, dreams of nostalgia, rose tea, silk scarves, dandelion fluff, birdsong and cake stands… Bessie Smith-Nobody Knows You When You’re Down And Out Charley Patton-Prayer Of Death Ella Fitzgerald-Summertime Jane Green-Wild Romantic Blues Eddie Noack-Beer Drinkin’ Blues The Boswell Sisters-It Don’t… Read More Occasional Playlist #1 (May 2014)