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When Breath Becomes Air by Paul Kalanithi @vintagebooks #WhenBreathBecomesAir #PaulKalanithi #Memoir #NonFiction #TheClqrt #BookReview #BookBlog #NonFictionNovember

Vintage Books 2016 Book Description At the age of thirty-six, on the verge of completing a decade's training as a neurosurgeon, Paul Kalanithi was diagnosed with inoperable lung cancer. One day he was a doctor treating the dying, the next he was a patient struggling to live. When Breath Becomes Air chronicles Kalanithi's transformation from… Continue reading When Breath Becomes Air by Paul Kalanithi @vintagebooks #WhenBreathBecomesAir #PaulKalanithi #Memoir #NonFiction #TheClqrt #BookReview #BookBlog #NonFictionNovember

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My One True North by Milly Johnson @millyjohnson @TeamBATC @BookMinxSJV @ed_pr @megan_denholm #TheClqrt #MyOneTrueNorth #MillyJohnson #BookReview #BookBlogger

Simon & Schuster July 2020 Book Description Laura and Pete should never have met. But fate has pushed them together for a reason. Six months ago, on the same night, Laurie and Pete both lost their partners. Struggling to manage the grief, they join the same counselling group - and meet each other. From their… Continue reading My One True North by Milly Johnson @millyjohnson @TeamBATC @BookMinxSJV @ed_pr @megan_denholm #TheClqrt #MyOneTrueNorth #MillyJohnson #BookReview #BookBlogger

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Breakfast at Bronzefield by Sophie Campbell @SophieCBooks #BreakfastatBronzfield #TheClqrt #Memoir #OwnVoices #Nonfiction #BookReview #BookBlog

Sophie Campbell Books June 2020 Book Description HMP Bronzefield, the UK's largest women's prison: notorious for bent screws and drugs. But what's the truth behind the headlines? Forced into signing an NDA when she arrived there on remand, former public schoolgirl Sophie risked extra time on her sentence by documenting her experiences on life inside.… Continue reading Breakfast at Bronzefield by Sophie Campbell @SophieCBooks #BreakfastatBronzfield #TheClqrt #Memoir #OwnVoices #Nonfiction #BookReview #BookBlog

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Non Fiction November #nonfictionnovember #nonfictionrecommendations #theClqrt #readingrecommendations #bookrecommendations

I have enjoyed so much great non fiction this year so I thought I would helpfully (I hope) link these in one post to celebrate the start of November - when we all make a special effort to read some non fiction - don't we? Here is my 2020 non fiction reads and recommendations. Let… Continue reading Non Fiction November #nonfictionnovember #nonfictionrecommendations #theClqrt #readingrecommendations #bookrecommendations

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Women by Mihail Sebastian @VikingBooksUk #PenguinEuropeanWriters #Women #MihailSebastian #BookReview #BlogTour #TheClqrt #BookBlogger

Viking Books 5th November 2020 Book Description Stefan Valeriu, a young Romanian student, holidays alone in the Alps, where he soon becomes entangled in romantic relationships with three different women who pass through his guesthouse.  We follow Stefan after his return to Paris as he reflects on the women in his life, at times playing… Continue reading Women by Mihail Sebastian @VikingBooksUk #PenguinEuropeanWriters #Women #MihailSebastian #BookReview #BlogTour #TheClqrt #BookBlogger

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The Midnight Library by Matt Haig @matthaig1 @canongatebooks #theclqrt #TheMidnightLibrary #MattHaig #BookReview #RecommendedReads #bookblogger #contemporaryfiction

Canongate Books August 2020 Book Description Between Life and Death there is a Library When Nora Seed finds herself in the Midnight Library, she has a chance to make things right. Up until now, her life has been full of misery and regret. She feels she has let everyone down, including herself. But things are… Continue reading The Midnight Library by Matt Haig @matthaig1 @canongatebooks #theclqrt #TheMidnightLibrary #MattHaig #BookReview #RecommendedReads #bookblogger #contemporaryfiction

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Based on a True Story by Delphine De Vigan, translated by George Miller @BloomsburyBooks #BasedonaTrueStory #DelphinedeVigan #BookReview #Fiction #Thriller #BookBlog #theclqrt #translatedfiction

Bloomsbury Books April 2017 Book Description Overwhelmed by the huge success of her latest novel, exhausted and unable to begin writing her next book, Delphine meets L. L. is the kind of impeccable, sophisticated woman who fascinates Delphine; a woman with smooth hair, perfectly filed nails and a gift for saying the right thing. Delphine… Continue reading Based on a True Story by Delphine De Vigan, translated by George Miller @BloomsburyBooks #BasedonaTrueStory #DelphinedeVigan #BookReview #Fiction #Thriller #BookBlog #theclqrt #translatedfiction

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Miss Benson’s Beetle by Rachel Joyce @DoubledayUK #MissBensonsBeetle #RachelJoyce #BookReview #HistoricalFiction #BookBlogger #TheClqrt

Doubleday Books July 2020 Book Description It is 1950. In a devastating moment of clarity, Margery Benson abandons her dead-end job and advertises for an assistant to accompany her on an expedition. She is going to travel to the other side of the world to search for a beetle that may or may not exist.… Continue reading Miss Benson’s Beetle by Rachel Joyce @DoubledayUK #MissBensonsBeetle #RachelJoyce #BookReview #HistoricalFiction #BookBlogger #TheClqrt

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Three Women by Lisa Taddeo @lisadtaddeo @BloomsburyBooks #ThreeWomenBook #ThreeWomen #LisaTaddeo #TheClqrt #BookReview #nonfiction

Bloomsbury Books 2019 Book Description All Lina wanted was to be desired. How did she end up in a marriage with two children and a husband who wouldn't touch her? All Maggie wanted was to be understood. How did she end up in a relationship with her teacher and then in court, a hated pariah… Continue reading Three Women by Lisa Taddeo @lisadtaddeo @BloomsburyBooks #ThreeWomenBook #ThreeWomen #LisaTaddeo #TheClqrt #BookReview #nonfiction

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Too Close To Breath by Olivia Kiernan @riverrunbooks @Quercus Books @LivKiernan #TooCloseToBreath #FrankieSheehan #TheClqrt #BookReview

Riverrun Books April 2018 Book Description In the bedroom of her suburban home, respected microbiologist Dr Eleanor Costello hangs eerily from the wooden rafters. In the doorway, DCS Frankie Sheehan surveys the grotesque scene. Frankie has just returned to duty, three months after a confrontation with a killer left her mentally and physically scarred. Reluctant… Continue reading Too Close To Breath by Olivia Kiernan @riverrunbooks @Quercus Books @LivKiernan #TooCloseToBreath #FrankieSheehan #TheClqrt #BookReview