This book did not fit any of my challenge criteria
“Memoir is not what this thing is. It is just a true story. Except for the parts that are enormous, staggering lies…”
At once brazen and terrified, Sarah Maria Griffin’s hilarious and beautifully written story opens a doorway into the interior life of the Celtic Tiger cubs who have left Ireland to escape the recession in search of prosperity.
This post is part of Top 10 Tuesday run by Jana from That Artsy Reader Girl
I’ve got a lot of book love in me, and I like to spread it out as much as I can. There are a couple of books every year that really stand out to me, but if I had to rank the last ten years, how would I do it? With so many books I loved dearly from the last 10 years, can I narrow each into just one top read?
I’m hoping this will be a little easier than I’m making it out to be in my head. I’m going through all the books I’ve ever read on my Goodreads list and taking a look at what year they were released to help form my opinions.
Challenge criteria: A book with a question in the title.
Tanya Hennessy can’t tell the time on an analogue clock, was once employed as a stilt-walker and still sleeps with Morris, her childhood teddy bear, so naturally, she is the most qualified person to write a guidebook for growing up.
There’s been a lot of “my least favourite reads from last year” books but I didn’t want to add to those. I don’t think that kind of negative thinking is good when you’re looking back on the year.
I feel like I’m quite late with my 5* reads post from last year. I wanted to really make sure every book I gave top marks to, was one I was still happy to endorse as such.
Luckily, I agreed with 2018 Aoife, and the majority of my 5* reviews stayed.
This post is part of Top 10 Tuesday, run by Jana from That Artsy Reader Girl.
Books are to me what a shiny trinket is to a magpie. I seem to buy books like it’s going out of style, and I generally leave books on my TBR for about 20 years before I manage to get to them.
I’ve added a couple of books to my TBR recently, and I aim to have read them by the end of 2019. I really hope writing my intentions down will actually give me that kick up the butt I need to read them.