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Welcome to My Expanding Bookshelf!!


Hi, I'm Lauren and I'm a 28-year-old from Scotland. When I was little a teacher introduced me to an activity that soon took over my life – reading. Of course, I was at that age where the first book I voluntarily read was Harry Potter and it was the very same teacher that let me borrow her own personal set before I could persuade my parents to buy me them. Years later, and with an expanding collection, my family rarely see me without a book in hand. I currently have quite a large backlog of books as my university years stopped me reading as much as I wanted, however, it didn't stop me buying more books…  

When I don’t have my nose stuck in a book I also love: going to the theatre, ice skating, travelling, wildlife (David Attenborough is my hero), pub quizzes and spending time with family and friends. I also love music and have quite an eclectic taste.

My Expanding Bookshelf will feature the books I read alongside my thoughts on them (without spoilers).  

Please don’t hesitate to comment on my posts and even email me at myexpandingbookshelf@gmail.com.

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