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Mini Book Review: The Penguin Book of the Undead

Title: The Penguin Book of the Undead Author: Various Editor: Scott G. Bruce Genre: Classics  Date: 2016 Publisher: Penguin Pages: 304 Started: 23rd October 2017 Completed: 23rd October 2017 Rating: 3/5 Summary: Since ancient times, accounts of supernatural activity have mystified us. Ghost stories as we know them did not develop until the late nineteenth century, but the restless dead haunted the premodern imagination in many… Continue reading Mini Book Review: The Penguin Book of the Undead

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The Sbooktacular Reading Adventure Update: 27th October 2017

I’ll definitely finish We tonight. I did want to finish it last night but I fell asleep. The Wee Free Men was just as fun as I remembered and I think I’m going to have to read the rest of the books in the Tiffany Aching series, including The Shepherd’s Crown, before the end of… Continue reading The Sbooktacular Reading Adventure Update: 27th October 2017

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The Sbooktacular Reading Adventure Update: 26th October 2017

I’m back with another Sbooktacular Readathon update! I have two books on the go today and I’m really enjoying both of them. Firstly, I started reading The Wee Free Men by Terry Pratchett. I love this book but it’s been about 5 years since I last read it so I’m overdue a re-read. I think I’ll finish… Continue reading The Sbooktacular Reading Adventure Update: 26th October 2017

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Book Review: Persuader by Lee Child

Title: Persuader Author: Lee Child Genre: Thriller Date: 2011 (2003) Publisher: Bantam Press Pages: 544 Started: 17th September 2017 Completed: 17th September 2017 Rating: 4.5/5 Summary: Never forgive, never forget. Jack Reacher lives for the moment. Without a home. Without commitment. But he has a burning desire to right wrongs – and rewrite his own agonizing past. Never apologize. Never explain. When Reacher witnesses a brutal… Continue reading Book Review: Persuader by Lee Child

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The Sbooktacular Reading Adventure Update: 25th October 2017

Today I whizzed through Carrie by Stephen King, a book that I’ve wanted to read for ages but never got around to, and I loved it. Stephen King’s first novel is spectacular and I can’t wait to actually post a review about it (probably in about three weeks or something when I have time). I… Continue reading The Sbooktacular Reading Adventure Update: 25th October 2017

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The Sbooktacular Reading Adventure: 25th to 31st October 2017

The Sbooktacular Readathon Adventure is a ‘choose-your-own adventure’ style readathon that runs from the 25th-31st of October. This is the official readathon for Sbooktober, which is a Halloween-themed YouTube and Instagram festival. It’s hosted by Jasmine over at Novel Thoughts but I found it via Rachael at Perilous Palace. To find out more about the readathon then please… Continue reading The Sbooktacular Reading Adventure: 25th to 31st October 2017