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The Wonder by Emma Donoghue

One of the books selected by my book club for this month was The Wonder by Emma Donoghue. This is the first of her books I have read although I have Room on my ever growing TBR. I was drawn to The Wonder having been intrigued by the premise and its historical setting so was… Continue reading The Wonder by Emma Donoghue

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Tin Man by Sarah Winman

I was familiar with Sarah Winman’s previous works prior to reading her third novel, Tin Man, but hadn’t got round to read them. I had heard good things about previous novels When God Was A Rabbit and A Year Of Marvellous Ways so was delighted to receive a beautiful proof copy of Tin Man which… Continue reading Tin Man by Sarah Winman

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Broken Branches by M. Jonathan Lee

Broken Branches was the first book received from new independent publishers, Hideaway Fall. This is the fourth novel by M. Jonathan Lee, and with its promise of a sinister tale about a family curse, I was looking forward to finding out more... This novel focuses on Ian Perkins, a man who moves back to an… Continue reading Broken Branches by M. Jonathan Lee

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The Music Shop by Rachel Joyce

One of the books I was most looking forward to reading this year was Rachel Joyce’s latest novel, The Music Shop. I am a fan of Rachel Joyce’s writing, having enjoyed her previous works which include the bestselling The Unlikely Pilgrimage Of Harold Fry and its companion novel, The Love Song Of Miss Queenie Hennessey.… Continue reading The Music Shop by Rachel Joyce

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A Court Of Thorns And Roses by Sarah J. Maas

Today’s review is of the first in a trilogy which perhaps needs little introduction. Originally published in 2015, A Court Of Thorns And Roses is the first in a series by bestselling author Sarah J. Maas who is also the author of the Throne Of Glass series. I had seen a lot of hype surrounding… Continue reading A Court Of Thorns And Roses by Sarah J. Maas

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Flame In The Mist by Renee Ahdieh

The book featured in the May ‘Warriors and Legends’ box from Fairy Loot was Flame in the Mist by Renee Ahdieh. I am familiar with her previous books The Wrath and the Dawn and The Rose and the Dagger and whilst I haven’t read them I have heard a lot of good things about them.… Continue reading Flame In The Mist by Renee Ahdieh

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Beartown by Fredrik Backman

I had not read any of Fredrick Backman’s previous novels but when I first heard about his latest, Beartown, I knew I had to read it. A key factor in this is that it is set in a small town where ice hockey plays a key role. Ice hockey is still considered a minority sport… Continue reading Beartown by Fredrik Backman