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A bunch of books I’ve read recently

I have got well into the swing of my 2017 reading list. I am knocking them back like a 17 year old with countless jaeger bombs on Spring Break. Let me break these down for you, see what takes your fancy – so you can be prepared for your upcoming summer holiday and not be disappointed when the only book you packed is a complete bore. A Hundred Summers by Beatriz Williams Read. Definitely a summer read (it’s in the bloody title!). A somewhat nostalgic read (even if, like me, you didn’t grow up in 1930’s America), but a book about first loves and the toughness of your teenage, early adulthood years. Socialites from New York retreating to the sandy shores of Rhode Island. It may sound like a light, flitting read – but it does go deeper, and shows the true colour of friendships you thought would always be cherished. Big Little Lies by Liane Moriarty We have all heard about the new HBO mini series starring and produced by Reese Witherspoon and Nicole Kidman – I’ve not seen this …