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Musing Mondays: Favourite Names in Literature

Musing Mondays is a weekly meme hosted at The Purple Booker which asks you to answer either the random question or one of the following prompts: I’m currently reading… Up next I think I’ll read… I bought the following book(s) in the past week… I’m super excited to tell you about (book/author/bookish-news)… I’m really upset by (book/author/bookish-news)…… Continue reading Musing Mondays: Favourite Names in Literature

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Book Review: The Girl on the Train by Paula Hawkins

Title: The Girl on the Train Author: Paula Hawkins Genre: Mystery / Psychological Thriller Date: 2016 (2015) Publisher: Black Swan  Pages: 409 Started: 12th March 2017 Completed: 12th March 2017 Rating: 3.5/5 Summary: Rachel catches the same commuter train every morning. She knows it will wait at the same signal each time, overlooking a row of back gardens. She’s even… Continue reading Book Review: The Girl on the Train by Paula Hawkins

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Book Review: The Light Between Oceans by M. L. Stedman

Title: The Light Between Oceans Author: M. L. Stedman Genre: Historical Fiction  Date: 2016 (2012) Publisher: Black Swan  Pages: 464 Started: 11th March 2017 Completed: 12th March 2017 Rating: 5/5 Summary: A boat washes up on the shore of a remote lighthouse keeper’s island. It holds a dead man – and a crying baby. The only two islanders, Tom and… Continue reading Book Review: The Light Between Oceans by M. L. Stedman

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ARC Book Review: The Bear and the Nightingale by Katherine Arden

Title: The Bear and the Nightingale Author: Katherine Arden Genre: Historical Fiction / Fantasy Publication Date: 12th January 2017 Publisher: Ebury Publishing ISBN 13: 9781785031045 Pages: 328 Started: 22nd March 2017 Completed: 25th March 2017 Rating: 4.5/5 Summary: At the edge of the Russian wilderness, winter lasts most of the year and the snowdrifts grow taller than houses. But Vasilisa doesn’t mind—she… Continue reading ARC Book Review: The Bear and the Nightingale by Katherine Arden