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What I read on my Jury Service (because no, I didn't get a case and yes, I'm gutted)

So before Christmas I got a letter summoning me to do my civic duty and attend Liverpool Crown Court in January for Jury Service. I was excited and apprehensive, but I needn't have been either because I basically sat in the 'pool' of jurors, waiting to be picked, for seven working days, until today they were like, yeah, there are no more trials this week, your Jury Service is over. Yay. (That's sarcasm. Disappointed would be an understatement.) But hey, there are worse things you can do than sit with a book for hours on end and get paid for it (although I probably spent a fair bit of anything I made in Liverpool One on my lunch breaks... January sales are a dangerous thing) and at least I made inroads into my TBR list. Anyway, here's what I've been reading as sponsored by the British taxpayers - thanks guys ;)

Alias Grace

I was about half-way through Margaret Atwood's fictionalised take on the story of Grace Marks (a notorious convicted murderess in late 19…

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