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I saw this idea on Medium and had to copy it. Below is a list of the books I’ve read, and mini-reviews of each.

Full credit to Amanda Pinsker for her great idea.

October 2020

Stoned Love Ian Patrick Cover

Stoned Love

Ian Patrick

Short snappy sentences are the order of the day in this sequel to the excellent Rubicon. While the plot for the sequel wasn’t as tight as the previous book, the main character is one of the strongest I’ve seen in similar stories.

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Cloud Atlas

David Mitchell

Imaginative and ambitious, this is a mammoth book that I very much enjoyed. The stylistic changes alone make this a must read, and I enjoyed seeing an author at the top of his game balance the different genres within the book.

Why I'm Talking To White People About Race by Reni Eddo-Lodge

Why I'm No Longer Talking To White People About Race

Reni Eddo-Lodge

A powerful book with an important message, I can tell this book will impact on my thinking . The writing is also excellent, urgent and persuasive, but never too complicated lest it detract from the message.