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Preventable by Devi Sridhar

Preventable: How a Pandemic Changed the World How to Stop the Next One by Devi Sridhar My rating: 5 of 5 stars Prof Sridar has written an insightful, compelling narrative of the COVID-19 pandemic that is easy to read and … Continue reading

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Rutherford and Fry – Complete Guide to Everything (Almost)

Rutherford and Fry’s Complete Guide to Absolutely Everything by Adam Rutherford My rating: 4 of 5 stars This is a fun book to read despite the title and subject matter. The tongue-in-cheek writing makes the sometimes humdrum science and math … Continue reading

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Tenants: The People on the Frontline of Housing Emergency

Tenants: The People on the Frontline of Britain’s Housing Emergency by Vicky SprattMy rating: 4 of 5 stars This is a really solid analysis of what went so wrong with Britain’s (especially England’s) housing policy. Spratt manages to link economic … Continue reading

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Shades by Abi Barden

Shades: A Steampunk Fantasy Adventure by Abi Barden My rating: 4 of 5 stars Very enjoyable read though a bit slow at the start. I’m assuming Abi was trying to establish the characters at the beginning. It wasn’t until after … Continue reading

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The Mask Falling – Samantha Shannon

The Mask Falling by Samantha Shannon My rating: 4 of 5 stars The Bone Season series is one that continues to keep growing with every instalment and this is no difference. The world opened up, giving us a glimpse of … Continue reading

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