My Top 10 Books of 2017

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    If you have read all of my What I Read in 2017 blog posts (if you have, thank you!), then you may have already guessed what my top 10 books of 2017 were.  However, I’m always up for recommending books and sharing the love where I can, so I’m bringing all my 5* rated books together in one blog post.

    Instead of using my favourite quotes from the books, I have decided to use the first line; I hope this introduces you to some new reads.

    My Top 10 Books of 2017

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    14th January 2018

    What I Read in 2017 | Young Adult Fiction

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    Hello!

    Now then, it’s time for the FINAL What I Read in 2017 instalment.  You’ve had the autobiographies and non-fiction books, the general fiction, poetry and thriller books, the children’s fiction books and the women’s fiction books.  I do hope you have enjoyed reading these posts… *sweats nervously*.  It’s time for the Young Adult Fiction books I read in 2017.

    Get t’kettle on, this is a long blog post!

    Young Adult Fiction

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    13th January 2018

    What I Read in 2017 | Children’s Fiction

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    Further to the first What I Read in 2017 and second What I Read in 2017 blog posts, I am now bringing you the third blog post.  At the risk of repeating myself,  I read 114 books in 2017 and trying to fit them all in one blog post would have broken my blog.

    Without further ado, for the third What I Read in 2017 series, let’s talk about the children’s fiction books I read in 2017.

    Children’s Fiction

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    6th January 2018

    What I Read in 2017 | General Fiction, Poetry & Thriller

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    Further to my first What I Read in 2017 blog post, I am now bringing you the second.   In case you have somehow stumbled on to this blog by accident (welcome!), I read 114 books in 2017, and I couldn’t fit my thoughts about them into one blog post.  It seemed to be the most logical solution to split them by genre, so I can actually discuss what the books I liked and those I didn’t.

    Without further ado, for the second What I Read in 2017 series, let’s talk about the general fiction, poetry and thriller books I read in 2017.

    General Fiction

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    4th January 2018

    What I Read in 2017 | Autobiographies & Non Fiction

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    Goodbye 2017, and hello 2018!

    I’m not sure how I managed to do it, but I read 114 books in 2017.  My original target was 70 books (I think?) so to surpass that by 44 books is quite staggering. *pats self on back*

    My original plan was to write a blog post about the books I read in 2017, but it was far too long for one blog post; it was almost a novel in length.   I thought it would be best to break it down by genre, so that I can actually talk about the books, rather than simply show you the covers.

    Without further ado, for the first What I Read in 2017 series, let’s talk about the autobiographies and non-fiction books I read in 2017.

    What I Read in 2017

    Autobiographies

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    2nd January 2018

    #BritishBooksChallenge18 – I’m Signing Up!

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    Hello, and Happy December!

    Today’s blog post is something fairly new to me as a blogger, and definitely something new to Don’t Bend the SpineThen again, pretty much everything will be new to Don’t Bend the Spine seeing as its still only a few weeks old at the time of writing!

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    8th December 2017

    Library Love #1

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    Fun fact: one of the first things I did when I moved is join the local library.

    It’s a place where you can read as many books as you want for free – what’s not to love?   Library Love will be a regular series of my blog talking about my recent reads from the library, and (hopefully) encourage a few of you to use your own local library a bit more often.

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    29th November 2017