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Book Review: Crown of Midnight by Sarah J. Maas (Throne of Glass #2)

Title: Crown of Midnight Author: Sarah J. Maas Genre: Young Adult / Fantasy Date: 2013 Publisher: Bloomsbury Pages: 418 Started: 16th March 2017 Completed: 16th March 2017 Rating: 4/5 Summary: Crowned by Evil. Bound by Duty. Divided by Love. Celaena Sardothien, royal assassin, is the King of Adarlan’s deadliest weapon. She must win her freedom through his enemies’ blood – but… Continue reading Book Review: Crown of Midnight by Sarah J. Maas (Throne of Glass #2)

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Book Review: North and South by Elizabeth Gaskell

Title: North and South Author: Elizabeth Gaskell Genre: Classics / Social Novel Date: 1996 (1854) Publisher: Penguin Classics Pages: 425 Started: 15th March 2017 Completed: 16th March 2017 Rating: 4/5 Summary: When her father leaves the Church in a crisis of conscience, Margaret Hale is uprooted from her comfortable home in Hampshire to move with her family to the north of… Continue reading Book Review: North and South by Elizabeth Gaskell

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Book Review: A Court of Thorns and Roses by Sarah J. Maas

Title: A Court of Thorns and Roses Author: Sarah J. Maas Genre: Young Adult / Fantasy Date: 2015 Publisher: Bloomsbury Pages: 421 Started: 14th March 2017 Completed: 15th March 2017 Rating: 4/5 Summary: When nineteen-year-old huntress Feyre kills a wolf in the woods, a beast-like creature arrives to demand retribution for it. Dragged to a treacherous magical land she only… Continue reading Book Review: A Court of Thorns and Roses by Sarah J. Maas

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Book Review: Cinder by Marissa Meyer (The Luna Chronicles #1)

Title: Cinder Author: Marissa Meyer Genre: Young Adult / Fantasy Date: 2012 Publisher: Puffin Pages: 387 Started: 12th March 2017 Completed: 12th March 2017 Rating: 4/5 Summary: A forbidden romance. A deadly plague. Earth’s fate hinges on one girl . . . Cinder, a gifted mechanic in New Beijing, is also a cyborg. She’s reviled by her stepmother and blamed for… Continue reading Book Review: Cinder by Marissa Meyer (The Luna Chronicles #1)

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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

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Book Review: And Then There Were None by Agatha Christie

Title: And Then There Were None Author: Agatha Christie Genre: Crime / Mystery Date: 2003 (1939) Publisher: HarperCollins Pages: 250 Started: 11th March 2017 Completed: 11th March 2017 Rating: 4.5/5 Summary: First, there were ten – a curious assortment of strangers summoned as weekend guests to a private island off the coast of Devon. Their host, an eccentric millionaire unknown… Continue reading Book Review: And Then There Were None by Agatha Christie

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ARC Book Review: Wolf Moon by Ian McDonald (Luna #2)

Title: Wolf Moon Author: Ian McDonald Genre: Science Fiction Publication Date: 23rd March 2017 Publisher: Gollancz ISBN 13: 9781473202269 Pages: 400 Started: 19th March 2017 Completed: 22nd March 2017 Rating: 4/5 Summary: Corta Helio, one of the five family corporations that rule the Moon, has fallen. Its riches are divided up among its many enemies, its survivors scattered. Eighteen months have… Continue reading ARC Book Review: Wolf Moon by Ian McDonald (Luna #2)

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ARC Book Review: The Idea of You by Amanda Prowse

Title: The Idea of You Author: Amanda Prowse Genre: General Fiction Publication Date: 21st March 2017 Publisher: Lake Union Publishing ISBN 13: 9781503942332 Pages: 332 Started: 19th March 2017 Completed: 20th March 2017 Rating: 3.5/5 Summary: With her fortieth birthday approaching, Lucy Carpenter dares to hope that she finally has it all: a wonderful new husband, Jonah, a successful career… Continue reading ARC Book Review: The Idea of You by Amanda Prowse