History Of Wolves by Emily Fridlund

Earlier this month, a week before the announcement of the winner, I attended an event in Nottingham featuring some of the authors shortlisted for the 2017 Man Booker Prize. One of those authors was Emily Fridlund, who was nominated this year with her debut novel, History Of Wolves. Fridlund grew up in Minnesota, and it …

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Autumn by Ali Smith

Last week I was fortunate enough to attend an event at the Lakeside Arts centre in Nottingham celebrating the authors shortlisted for the 2017 Man Booker Prize. The evening featured readings from three authors, including Ali Smith as she read from her latest novel, Autumn. I really enjoyed Ali’s reading so had high hopes for …

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Murder On The Orient Express by Agatha Christie

Despite describing myself as an avid reader, I had never read any of Agatha Christie’s extensive series of books! So when I spotted a shiny new edition of one of her most iconic novels, I couldn’t resist picking one up. And this week I settled down to finally read the work of the queen of …

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The History Of Bees by Maja Lunde

Originally published in Norwegian in 2015, The History Of Bees is a book I had had my eye on for a while. What intrigued me the most was that in this, Maja Lunde’s debut novel for adults; we are treated to not one story, but three... The story alternates between three different periods of time …

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Wonder Woman: Warbringer by Leigh Bardugo

My latest read was one I first saw a few months ago which I was really interested in reading. I hadn’t read anything by Leigh Bardugo before but was intrigued at the prospect of a novel inspired by iconic comic book characters. Warbringer is the first of four books in the DC icons series, in …

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Blog Tour – House Of Spines by Michael J. Malone

Today I am taking part in two blog tours for Orenda books! One of these books is the latest novel from Michael J. Malone. I have read one of Malone’s books before, having previously read and enjoyed A Suitable Lie. With his previous book being a moving story of domestic abuse, House Of Spines takes …

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Blog Tour – Maria In The Moon by Louise Beech

Today is my stop on two Orenda Books blog tours! It is always a pleasure to have the opportunity to take part in these tours as I haven’t been let down by an Orenda book yet! I was particularly looking forward to reading Maria In The Moon as I hadn’t read either of Louise Beech’s …

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