Setting a goal of reading 50 books in 2021 because why the hell not?
1. The Kingdom by Jo Nesbo

Usually love Jo's books but this was just too long and took way too long to get to the point. Oddly too many murders and not enough mystery.
2. Jeremy Hardy Speaks Volumes

I adored listening to Jeremy Hardy on the News Quiz on BBC4 and I was really sad when he died. But this collection of his material made me laugh so much and is also packed with moving tributes to him too. A really enjoyable read.
3. The Thursday Murder Club by @richardosman

This is EXCELLENT. It's very funny but also it's a cracking good mystery too. I didn't see any of it coming which I absolutely love but it also reminds me of my own grandparents too. Highly, highly recommend.
4. In Bed With the Blueshirts by Shane Ross

Ross has a massive opinion of himself which he freely admits. He was right about judicial reform and drink driving. An interesting insight into how Fine Gael operate as well as the Pat Hickey debacle. His twitter gaffe chapter is 👌.
5. Say Nothing by Patrick Radden Keefe

I'm ashamed to say that I don't know a lot about the Troubles. I've been trying to fix that. This is a great read and extremely informative and engaging. I learnt a hell of a lot. Which is all I really want from a book like this.
6. The One by John Marrs

This book was fucking nuts but also I read it in two sittings. Like just a great thriller. A proper page turner. And absolutely fucking mental.
7. Notes on a Scandal by Zoë Heller

This book was just bizarre. Barbara is just horrible and Sheba is a fucking moron. The moral of the story? Don't ride your students.
8. Just Ignore Him by Alan Davies

This book broke my heart and had me crying multiple times. It's a hard read but a necessary one. What strikes me most is the depth of love Alan has for his mother despite losing her at the age of 6. I hope the process of writing was healing.
9. Holding by Graham Norton

This was just a nice mystery set in West Cork that was easy to read and enjoyable. I didn't like how the fact that the Garda was overweight played such a big role in the book though. It's mentioned every 7 seconds which is weird.
10. A Ghost in the Throat by Doireann Ní Ghríofa.

I think this will stay with me for awhile. The writing style is incredible and I admire how honest she is about herself. Maybe because I'm not a mother I find the milk imagery strange but nonetheless incredible dedication.
I think I've found inspiration for a new tattoo aswell.
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