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Book Review: Fingersmith by Sarah Waters

Title: Fingersmith Author: Sarah Waters Genre: Mystery / Historical / LGBT+  Date: 2002 Publisher: Virago Pages: 548 Started: 18th April 2018 Completed: 18th April 2018 Rating: 5/5 Summary: No one and nothing is as it seems in this Dickensian novel of thrills and reversals. Sue Trinder is an orphan, left as an infant in the care of Mrs Sucksby, a “baby… Continue reading Book Review: Fingersmith by Sarah Waters

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ARC Book Review: The Immortalists by Chloe Benjamin

Title: The Immortalists Author: Chloe Benjamin Genre: General Fiction Publisher: Tinder Press Publication Date: 8th March 2018 ISBN 13: 9781472244987 Pages: 352 Started: 1st February 2018 Completed: 28th February 2018 Rating: 5/5 Summary: It’s 1969, and holed up in a grimy tenement building in New York’s Lower East Side is a travelling psychic who claims to be able to tell anyone the date… Continue reading ARC Book Review: The Immortalists by Chloe Benjamin

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Book Review: I Shall Wear Midnight by Terry Pratchett

Title: I Shall Wear Midnight Author: Terry Pratchett Genre: Fantasy / Young Adult Date: 2010 Publisher: Doubleday Pages: 349 Started: 27th January 2018 Completed: 30th January 2018 Rating: 5/5 Summary: It starts with whispers. Then someone picks up a stone. Finally, the fires begin. When people turn on witches, the innocents suffer. . . Tiffany Aching has spent years studying with senior witches, and… Continue reading Book Review: I Shall Wear Midnight by Terry Pratchett

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Book Review: Wintersmith by Terry Pratchett

Title: Wintersmith Author: Terry Pratchett Genre: Fantasy / Young Adult Date: 2010 (2006) Publisher: Corgi Pages: 372 Started: 26th January 2018 Completed: 26th January 2018 Rating: 5/5 Summary: Tiffany Aching is a trainee witch — now working for the seriously scary Miss Treason. But when Tiffany witnesses the Dark Dance — the crossover from summer to winter — she does what no one… Continue reading Book Review: Wintersmith by Terry Pratchett

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Book Review: American Assassin by Vince Flynn (Mitch Rapp #1)

Title: American Assassin Author: Vince Flynn Genre: Thriller Date: 2017 (2010) Publisher: Simon & Schuster UK Pages: 464 Started: 22nd January 2018 Completed: 23rd January 2018 Rating: 5/5 Summary: Tensions in the Middle East are simmering when Central Intelligence Agency Director Irene Kennedy pays a visit to Syracuse University, where she hopes to recruit none other than Mitch Rapp, a student who has quickly… Continue reading Book Review: American Assassin by Vince Flynn (Mitch Rapp #1)

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Book Review: A Hat Full of Sky by Terry Pratchett

Title: A Hat Full of Sky Author: Terry Pratchett Genre: Fantasy / Young Adult Date: 2004 Publisher: Doubleday Pages: 352 Started: 7th January 2018 Completed: 10th January 2018 Rating: 5/5 Summary: A real witch never casually steps out of her body, leaving it empty. Eleven-year-old Tiffany does. And there’s something just waiting for a handy body to take over. Something ancient and horrible,… Continue reading Book Review: A Hat Full of Sky by Terry Pratchett

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Book Review: The Wee Free Men by Terry Pratchett

Title: The Wee Free Men Author: Terry Pratchett Genre: Fantasy / Young Adult Date: 2003 Publisher: Doubleday Pages: 320 Started: 2nd January 2018 Completed: 7th January 2018 Rating: 5/5 Summary: Up on the chalk downs they call The Wold, witches are banned – ever since the Baron’s son vanished in the woods. Anyway, as all witches know, chalk’s no good for magic. Nine-year-old… Continue reading Book Review: The Wee Free Men by Terry Pratchett

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Book Review: Carmilla by Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu

  Title: Carmilla Author: Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu Genre: Classics / Gothic Date: 1872 Publisher: Project Gutenberg Started: 6th November 2017 Completed: 7th November 2017 Rating: 5/5 Summary: You are mine, you shall be mine, you and I are one for ever. When a mysterious carriage crashes outside their castle home in Styria, Austria, Laura and her father… Continue reading Book Review: Carmilla by Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu

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Book Review: Macbeth by William Shakespeare

Title: Macbeth Author: William Shakespeare Genre: Classics / Tragedy Date: 2008 (1606) Publisher: Oxford World’s Classics Pages: 311 Started: 14th October 2017 Completed: 14th October 2017 Rating: 5/5 Summary: A play of darkness originally conceived for daylight performance at the Globe, Macbeth is a tour de force of theatrical illusion from the supernatural to mere delusion. In this fully annotated edition,… Continue reading Book Review: Macbeth by William Shakespeare

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Book Review: The Handmaid’s Tale by Margaret Atwood

Title: The Handmaid’s Tale Author: Margaret Atwood Genre: Classics / Science Fiction / Dystopia Date: 2007 (1985) Publisher: Vintage Books Pages: 324 Started: 23rd June 2017 Completed: 24th June 2017 Rating: 5/5 Summary: The Republic of Gilead offers Offred only one function: to breed. If she deviates, she will, like dissenters, be hanged at the wall or sent out to die slowly of radiation sickness.… Continue reading Book Review: The Handmaid’s Tale by Margaret Atwood