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Books reviewed by Althea Draper at BookBrowse.

Althea Draper
BookBrowse Reviewer

Althea Draper is a freelance interpreter and translator living in Scotland and, having graduated during the Covid-19 pandemic, has had plenty of time to read over the past year. Althea is a firm advocate for LGBT+ books and books written by disabled authors and authors of color, alongside translated works (as she knows exactly how much work goes into translating literature!). When she's not chucking about a rugby ball, trying to learn new Chinese characters or devouring a 600-page fantasy novel, she can be found at her blog, Althea Is Reading or on Twitter, @altheaisreading

Books reviewed by Althea Draper

Blood Like Magic (08/18/21)
Like Home (03/03/21)

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