Six Degrees of Separation: From Fleishman Is In Trouble to I’m Not Complaining

I have had a brief break from this blog in recent weeks, but if there is one thing to get me going again, it is the monthly Six Degrees meme hosted by Kate.  These posts are always such fun to compile and I love reading everyone else’s lists too.

The starting point this month is Fleishman Is In Trouble by Taffy Brodesser-Akner.  I had not heard of this before, which is surprising given all the plaudits from a wide range of luminaries on its Amazon page.  I’ll have to give it a look sometime. Continue reading

Six Degrees of Separation: from Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland to Headlong


It’s time for another Six Degrees post – yay! Hosted by Kate, this is a monthly meme where we all start from the same bookish point and add six more books which are somehow linked in any way we choose.  Love it!



This month we start with Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll.  I gave this a quick re-read last weekend and found it interesting to read such familiar pages from an adult point of view.  I think I may have enjoyed the book more this time – my recollection of reading it as a child was utter bewilderment! Continue reading