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Lia at Lost In A Story started this weekly post to trim down the Goodreads to-read list.

The rules are simple:

  • Go to your goodreads to-read shelf.
  • Order on ascending date added.
  • Take the first 5 (or 10 if youre feeling adventurous) books. Of course, if you do this weekly, you start where you left off the last time.
  • Read the synopses of the books
  • Decide: keep it or should it go?

I’ve actually done a pretty good job of reading some of the books in my physical TBR pile this week, so it seemed like a good idea to sort through the virtual books on my list!

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REVIEW: Cartes Postales from Greece by Victoria Hislop


Before Cartes Postales from Greece I had only read one Victoria Hislop novel. Crete has always been a special place for me. As someone who has always felt out of place easily, it’s one of the few places I have felt at home. Reading The Island brought to life a part of it’s history, something more recent than the Minoan temple of Knossos or the Venetian fortifications still evident at Spinalonga. It was vivid, immersive and I hoped Cartes Postales from Greece would hold me in the same way that The Island had, and was disappointed when it didn’t.

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That’s A Wrap – January 2018

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I think we should all politely ignore the fact that this January wrap up is coming in the middle of February. Nothing to see here… it’s become a running joke in work that I am terrible at dates, and I keep trying to fervently convince people that it never used to be a problem, but well here’s Exhibit Z. I’m awful. It’s getting a bit embarrassing really.

Anyway January and the start of February have been busy, and exciting. I did a lot of things. I’m going to be mysteriously and irritatingly vague about it. Continue reading “That’s A Wrap – January 2018”