Sunday, 27 January 2013
This month I've been mostly reading....
Maggot Moon - Sally Gardner
This is the story of Standish and Hector, and the space race. Hector is taken by the totalitarian regime of the 'Motherland' and Standish and a band of rebels try to save him. It's a really quick read (it's a YA book) but deals with dyslexia, homosexuality, conspiracies and governments gone mad!
Mutton - India Knight
I found this a really interesting discussion about the way women look, although I did get a bit bored of all the characters vanity by the end (good job it's a short book!). Clara is 46 and buliders have stopped whistling at her. Gaby is almost 50 and has returned from LA with a face full of plastic. Gaby comes to stay with her old school friend Clara, self-esteem issues ensue.
Anjums Indian Vegetarian Feast - Anjum Anand
There is a brilliant, easy sounding grilled naan bread recipe in here I'm planning on trying. Lots of other Indian recipes with a British twist, or British recipes with an Indian twist too.
Granny Square Crochet - Catherine Hirst
This has loads of lovely projects in...hats, gloves, scarves, blankets, baby clothes, and they're all really pretty and use simple techniques. I'm probably going to buy this one day!
Have you read anything great this month?