Review: The Virgin’s Lover by Philippa Gregory

This is my fourth Philippa Gregory historical novel about the dramatic times in the Tudor court and I have noticed a bit of pattern… I’m enjoying every subsequent book a little less than the one before. I must clarify though, if I was to rank my audiobooks, Philippa Gregory’s would all be given a high placings. […]

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Review: Circe by Madeline Miller

Published by Bloomsbury 19th April 2018 / 352 pages Opening sentence: “When I was born, the name for what I was did not exist.” This is Madeline Miller’s version of the life of the Ancient Greek Goddess, Circe. According to (some) Greek legends, Circe was the daughter of the sun god Helios and the ocean […]

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Review: My Thoughts Exactly by Lily Allen

Opening sentence: “First, a few facts.” I don’t read that many celebrity biographies and only reserved this at the library on a whim as the few parts from it that had been talked about in the press had piqued my interest. Even as I opened it and started reading I found myself thinking, ‘Do I […]

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WWW Wednesday: 14th November 2018

Welcome my WWW Wednesday for November, it’s a weekly thing, but I’m doing it monthly, as that works better for me at the moment! Hosted by Sam over at Taking on a World of Words, if you’d like to join in, just answer the three questions below and pop your blog link on Sam’s weekly post […]

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Review: Believe Me by JP Delaney

Published by Quercus / 385 pages Opening sentence: “On the day of departure, guests are required to vacate their rooms by noon.” I started writing this review straight after finishing Believe Me and was convinced it was going to be a 5/5. It is an energetic, original tale that sucked me in from the beginning. […]

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Review: Eggshells by Caitriona Lally

Opening sentence: “When I return to my great-aunt’s house with her ashes, the air feels uncertain, as if it doesn’t know how to deal with me.” I am a fan of character driven novels, which this is. I love being drawn into their world and pottering around with them, getting a glimpse into their life. Eggshells is […]

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WWW Wednesday: 17th October 2018

Welcome to WWW Wednesday! Hosted by Sam over at Taking on a World of Words, if you’d like to join in, just answer the three questions below and pop your blog link on Sam’s weekly post in the comments. So, this week… What are you currently reading? The Hunting Party by Lucy Foley. GUYS, this is […]

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