My top five books of 2015

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I’ve still got a lot of books that I need to review from my baby-feeding-haze at the end of last year, but I have come up with a list of favourites from 2015! Two of them are the same as my list from May – the start of the year was certainly the best for books for me!  Here they are: 

My top five new books of 2015 so far

Book Reviews, Book Thoughts, Writing Thoughts

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We’re quarter of the way through the year, which I’m sure means I can do my top five books of the year so far! The year started great for me books wise, with me reading quite a few that I completely LOVED – but then took a dip with a few that I wasn’t that impressed by.

So most of these are from the beginning of the year – here’s the list!

A symphonic dystopian luxury of a novel – The Chimes by Anna Smaill (out this week!)

Book Reviews, Book Thoughts, literary london, London, Recommended

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How did you arrive in London? This question haunts Simon as he remembers snippets, through catches of songs and the old Burberry coat he got from somewhere. As he befriends Lucien, he gradually starts to grasp onto his history in this world where music is meaning, text or meaning is blasphony and what they discover changes everything. He and Lucien must seek to understand the system that traps people in their present moment.

Oh my! I loved this book. I really loved it. From it’s arrival as a beautiful hardback with a stunning cover to finishing the last page and wishing I could go on reading it was a complete pleasure. Original ideas, lovely prose and a wonderful flow to the story that actually felt like music.

Nine books I can’t wait to read: My reading list!

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I’m so excited to get into these! Christmas, a birthday and various loans have meant I’ve got a larger pile than normal, and it’s very exciting!