Tag: book

DNF and Guilt.


I have a confession to make. I really hate not finishing books. Ever since I learned to read I’ve thought that if someone has put the hard work in to write a book, then the very least you should do is to read it all the way through. These days, with so many books to […]

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Book Review- The Call by Peadar O’ Guilin


Life-threateningly good. Only because I couldn’t put it down and nearly got hit by a car.

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Book Review- A Monster Like Me by Wendy Swore


Title- A Monster Like me Author- Wendy Swore Publisher- Shadow Mountain Publication Date_ March 5 2019 Synopsis: Sophie is convinced she is a monster. Why else would she have such a huge mark covering half her face? The Doctor’s may call it a blood tumour, but she knows what it is. And thanks to her […]

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Book Review- The Duke’s Desire by Elizabeth Elliot


Romance Regency style as a financially strapped big sister tries to ensure her sister’s future happiness by vetting her suitors. Only this Duke has other plans.

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Book Review: Non-fiction Craft books.


Book Review: Non- Fiction Crafting books So I have this habit of forgetting to review non-fiction books that I have read. I realise that it’s a bad habit as there are so many fantastic non-fiction books out there. My tastes tend towards biographies of morticians or other “unsavoury” occupations, or crafting books. Cards and corpses.Decoupage […]

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Book Review: Twisted by Steve Cavanagh


Book Review for Twisted by Steve Cavanagh Publisher: Orion This will be my second foray into Steve Cavanagh books and although they were completely different plot and characters they were equally as captivating. Twisted takes place in Port Lonely (which is a wonderful name for a town) where Maria discovers that her enigmatic husband is […]

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Book Review: Year One and Of Blood and Bone by Nora Roberts


Book Review for Of Blood and Bone Publisher- Piatkus This is the second instalment to the Chronicles of the One. The first book, Year One, came out last January and was the first book I read last year. I am a huge fan of both dystopian apocalyptic novels and also of Nora Roberts so when […]

Book Review: The Last Words of Madeleine Anderson


The description was so gentle and lyrical that I felt I was being pulled down into the pages.

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Book Review- Light Between Worlds by Laura Weymouth


Book Review- Light Between Worlds. Author- Laura Weymouth Publisher- HarperTeen I requested this book from Netgalley mainly because I thought the cover was pretty. I dimly recall seeing it at YALC and thinking that it was one I’d have to look out for but couldn’t remember much about it other than that. A LITTLE TRIGGER […]

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Friday’s Fave Five


Being a Librarian means that I spend an inordinate amount of time reading children’s books. This isn’t just when doing story-time or preparing for some reading lesson but whenever I get a few minutes I seem to spend them tidying and sorting out the Kids area and, inevitably, I find myself half an hour later […]