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Can Paula Hawkins live up to the success of Girl On The Train?

Into the Water by Paula Hawkins My rating: 3 of 5 stars This book has been one of the most highly anticipated spring/summer releases this year, written by Paula Hawkins of The Girl On The Train fame it is her… Continue reading →

Finally! A book that so wholly transported me to a different world I feel bereft now I’ve left it!

Clockwork Prince (The Infernal Devices #2) by Cassandra Clare My rating: 5 of 5 stars Reading is such a precious thing and it’s the ability it has to transport you to another time and place and to fully immerse you in a… Continue reading →

Rick Riordan proves you are never too old to read a children’s book

The Lightning Thief (Percy Jackson & The Olympians #1) by Rick Riordan My rating: 4 of 5 stars Yes, it’s true, please don’t throw anything at me….I know. I cannot believe I have gotten this far in my book reading life… Continue reading →

Though for the Day – Clockwork Angel quote

Clockwork Prince: A Wonderful Introduction to Cassandra Clare’s Shadowhunter world

Clockwork Angel (The Infernal Devices #1) by Cassandra Clare My rating: 5 of 5 stars This book has been on my TBR (to be read) shelf for a while now along with the other two books in The Infernal Devices series,… Continue reading →

A departure from my normal genre but a real revelation….Illuminae

Illuminae (The Illuminae Files #1) by Amie Kaufman My rating: 5 of 5 stars I think it’s important to mention upfront that sci-fi novels are absolutely not my thing. I am all about romance, people’s stories and relationships. These are the… Continue reading →

A little bit of a let down after the joy of Big Little Lies

Truly Madly Guilty by Liane Moriarty My rating: 3 of 5 stars I have a mixed relationship with Liane Moriarty, I’ve read 4 of her books now (including this one) and I find that it’s a bit of a love/hate… Continue reading →

A wonderful historical Young Adult novel set in the court of Henry VIII

Gilt by Katherine Longshore My rating: 4 of 5 stars I have always been really interested in the reign of Henry VIII and especially enjoy the stories of his progress through his 6 wives and the different circumstances and players… Continue reading →

Libby & Jack’s is a romance you have to experience

Holding Up the Universe by Jennifer Niven My rating: 4 of 5 stars Young adult fiction is one of my guilty pleasures, although I am now beyond the age group where I could ever be considered a young adult I… Continue reading →

A great new detective series gets off to a flying start

Gone Astray by Michelle Davies My rating: 4 of 5 stars Michelle Davies is a new author for me and initially, it wasn’t this book that caught my attention but her latest release Wrong Place. When I did some research… Continue reading →

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