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The year in books: October

I thought it had been a while since I'd written a blog post - turns out I was right!
I don't have a book for October - I'm slightly behind with this now, so I'm just going to talk about what I have been reading since I last posted.

My book for September was Paper Towns by John Green - picked up from my favourite charity shop warehouse.  Margo goes missing and Quentin is determined to track her down.  I read this a few weeks ago and can barely remember what happened, other than it features a rather implausible road trip (I've always been amazed at how young Americans are when they learn to drive and own cars). 
I thoroughly enjoyed Elizabeth is Missing by Emma Healey.  Maud has dementia and believes her friend Elizabeth is missing, although Maud's daughter and Elizabeth's son and the police don't seem terribly concerned.  It's quite sad in places, Maud is forgetting recent things more and more, yet can remember vividly (or can she?) events which hap…

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