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About meI'm a 32 year-old English lass, living in the beautiful Peak District with my family and our three cats, Millie, Domino and Leo. I used to run a second-hand bookshop with my mum, and had a book blog called Book Addicted Blonde. I was diagnosed with Asperger's Syndrome a couple of years ago. Things that make me happy include blackbirds singing, blue skies, trees, bright colours, smart sitcoms and leisurely meals with a good book. I am on Instagram @bookaddictedblonde.

My 75-book challenge threads for 2019:
Thread 1:


The Martian - Andy Weir (f)
Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire - J.K. Rowling (f)
Vox - Nicholson Baker (f)
The Human Experiment: Two Years and Twenty Minutes Inside Biosphere 2 - Jane Poynter (nf)
One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest - Ken Kesey (f)
Everything, Everything - Nicola Yoon (f)
The Kiss Quotient - Helen Hoang (f)
The Cuckoo's Calling - Robert 'JKR' Galbraith (f)
Columbine - Dave Cullen (nf)
The Pleasure's All Mine: A History of Perverse Sex - Julie Peakman (nf)
Lolita - Vladimir Nabokov (f)


Watched: The season finale of Masters of Sex S2
Consumed: A caramel latte milkshake
Listened to: Honey, I'm Good by Home Free
Bought: Masters of Sex S4 on DVD


1. The Winter of Our Disconnect: How One Family Pulled the Plug and Lived to Tell/Text/Tweet the Tale - Susan Maushart (nf)
2. Perfect Little World - Kevin Wilson (f)
3. Fat Ollie's Book - Ed McBain (f)
4. Adrift: A True Story of Love, Loss, and Survival at Sea - Tami Oldham Ashcraft (nf)
5. Cut Me In - Ed McBain (f)
6. The Trees - Ali Shaw (f)
7. The Year of Less: How I Stopped Shopping, Gave Away My Belongings and Discovered Life is Worth More Than Anything You Can Buy in a Store - Cait Flanders (nf)
8. Eat Up!: Food, Appetite and Eating What You Want - Ruby Tandoh (nf)
9. Shakespeare Wrote for Money - Nick Hornby (nf)
10. Meg 2: The Trench - Steve Alten (f)

11. Two Steps Forward - Graeme Simsion and Anne Buist (f)
12. Walking Away: Further Adventures with a Troubadour on the South West Coast Path - Simon Armitage (nf)
13. Annihilation (Southern Reach 1) - Jeff VanderMeer (f)
14. Five Feet Apart - Rachel Lippincott, with Mikki Daughtry and Tobias Iaconis (f)
15. My Favourite Half-Night Stand - Christina Lauren (f)
16. Daisy Jones & The Six - Taylor Jenkins Reid (f)

Books in bold are my favourites so far!

About my libraryI have a bit of everything in my library - fiction, science, classics, biography, history, you name it! Most of the books on my shelves are unread, because I'm quite good at letting go of books I've finished with and tend to only keep my favourites. However, I still have an entire library corner in my bedroom, because I'm also quite good at collecting MORE books. I'm like a papery magpie and occasionally have to be literally dragged out of bookshops. My mum is convinced that one day my floor will collapse and kill us all in our sleep - but what a way to go... ;)

Groups75 Books Challenge for 2019

Favorite authorsJane Austen, Charlie Brooker, Bill Bryson, Deric Longden, Daphne du Maurier, Caitlin Moran, Chuck Palahniuk, Rainbow Rowell, J. K. Rowling, Tabitha Suzuma, Oscar Wilde, John Wyndham (Shared favorites)


Favorite bookstoresBookstore Brierlow Bar, Scarthin Books, Waterstone's Chesterfield

Favorite librariesChesterfield Library


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LocationDerbyshire, England

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Member sinceJan 28, 2008

Currently readingMasters of Sex: The Life and Times of William Masters and Virginia Johnson, the Couple Who Taught America How to Love by Thomas Maier
I'd Rather Be Reading: The Delights and Dilemmas of the Reading Life by Anne Bogel

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