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Top Ten Tuesday: Books I Meant to Read In 2018 but Didn’t Get To

Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly meme brought to you by That Artsy Reader Girl. It was previously hosted at The Broke and the Bookish. This week’s topic is: Books I Meant to Read In 2018 but Didn’t Get To There are so many books I didn’t get to in 2018 but I’ve chosen the 10 that I… Continue reading Top Ten Tuesday: Books I Meant to Read In 2018 but Didn’t Get To

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Book Review: Cranford by Elizabeth Gaskell

Title: Cranford Author: Elizabeth Gaskell Genre: Classics / Fiction Date: 2011 (1853) Publisher: Oxford University Press Pages: 216 Started: 17th January 2019 Completed: 18th January 2019 Rating: 4/5 Summary: A portrait of the residents of an English country town in the mid-nineteenth century, Cranford relates the adventures of Miss Matty and Miss Deborah, two middle-aged spinster sisters striving to live with… Continue reading Book Review: Cranford by Elizabeth Gaskell

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Top Ten Tuesday: New-to-Me Authors I Read In 2018

Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly meme brought to you by That Artsy Reader Girl. It was previously hosted at The Broke and the Bookish. This week’s topic is: New-to-Me Authors I Read In 2018 I’m going to include a short bio of each other and the book(s) I read by them this year. Italo Calvino Born in… Continue reading Top Ten Tuesday: New-to-Me Authors I Read In 2018

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Book Review: The Secret of Chimneys by Agatha Christie

Title: The Secret of Chimneys Author: Agatha Christie Genre: Mystery / Crime Date: 2017 (1925) Publisher: HarperCollins Pages: 336 Started: 10th January 2019 Completed: 12th January 2019 Rating: 4/5 Summary: Little did Anthony Cade suspect that an errand for a friend would place him at the centre of a deadly conspiracy. Drawn into a web of intrigue, he begins to realize that… Continue reading Book Review: The Secret of Chimneys by Agatha Christie

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Book Review: The Changeling by Thomas Middleton and William Rowley

Title: The Changeling Author: Thomas Middleton and William Rowley Genre: Tragedy / Classics Date: 2006 (1622) Publisher: Bloomsbury Methuen Drama Pages: 176 Started: 10th January 2019 Completed: 10th January 2019 Rating: 4/5 Summary: “The next good mood I find my father in, I’ll get him quite discarded.” With these chillingly offhand words, Beatrice-Joanna, the spoilt daughter… Continue reading Book Review: The Changeling by Thomas Middleton and William Rowley

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Book Review: Magnus Chase and the Ship of the Dead by Rick Riordan

Title: Magnus Chase and the Ship of the Dead Author: Rick Riordan Genre: Middle Grade / Young Adult / Fantasy Date: 2017 Publisher: Puffin Pages: 418 Started: 29th December 2018 Completed: 31st December 2018 Rating: 4/5 Summary: My name is Magnus Chase. These days, I’m one of Odin’s immortal warriors, but that doesn’t stop people trying to kill me all… Continue reading Book Review: Magnus Chase and the Ship of the Dead by Rick Riordan

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Book Review: Magnus Chase and the Hammer of Thor by Rick Riordan

Title: Magnus Chase and the Hammer of Thor Author: Rick Riordan Genre: Middle Grade / Young Adult / Fantasy Date: 2016 Publisher: Puffin Pages: 466 Started: 26th December 2018 Completed: 29th December 2018 Rating: 4/5 Summary: My name is Magnus Chase. Two months ago I died fighting a fire giant and woke up in Hotel Valhalla as one of Odin’s warriors.… Continue reading Book Review: Magnus Chase and the Hammer of Thor by Rick Riordan