My Life in Books is the perfect antidote to the post Christmas energy slump.
Thanks to Lizzy Siddal for reminding me that it’s time to play this game once more. The idea is simple:
Using only books you have read this year, answer these prompts. Try not to repeat a book title.
Links in the titles below will take you to my reviews where they exist.
In high school I was: Educated (Tara Westover)
People might be surprised by: The Old Woman With The Knife (Gu Byeong-mo)
I will never be: Mrs Hemingway (Naomi Wood)
My life post-lockdown was: Heaven (Mieko Kawakami)
My fantasy Job is: (At) The Glass Hotel (Emily St John Mandel)
At the end of a long day I need: A Time To Laugh (Rhys Davies)
I hate being: (The) Redhead By The Side Of The Road (Anne Tyler)
I wish I had: The Marriage Portrait (Maggie O’Farrell)
My family reunions are: Small Pleasures (Clare Chambers)
At a party you’d find me Chasing The King Of Hearts (Hanna Krall)
I’ve never been to The Hiding Place (Trezza Azzopardi)
A happy day includes: People From My Neighbourhood (Hiromi Kawakami)
Motto I live by: Small Acts of Kindness (Jennifer Anthill)
On my bucket list is: The Beach House (Beverley Jones)
In my next life, I want to have: A Perfectly Good Man (Patrick Gale)