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Book Review: The Last Tudor by Philippa Gregory

Book Review: The Last Tudor by Philippa Gregory

February 4, 2018 Book review 8 ★★★★★

The Last Tudor by Philippa Gregory has thrown me down a Tudor rabbit hole, but I’m not looking to escape anytime soon.  The treachery, the gore, along with all the political wheeling and dealing captivate me, and I can’t get enough. My Thoughts on The Last Tudor by Philippa Gregory… Read more »

5 reasons to read That Girl by Kate Kerrigan

5 reasons to read That Girl by Kate Kerrigan

January 17, 2018 Book review 6 ★★★★

I could just give you one reason to read this book.  Basically because it’s a great read.  But I really want to you to read it, so I’m throwing 5 reasons to read That Girl by Kate Kerrigan at you.  Because more is more, right? First Line of  That Girl by Kate… Read more »

Twitteresque Reviews: 3 Contemporary Books reviewed in 140 characters or less!

Twitteresque Reviews: 3 Contemporary Books reviewed in 140 characters or less!

January 12, 2018 Book review, Twitteresque Reviews 4 ★★★★

Twitteresque reviews are for books where I never wrote a full review but I want to give you a flavour of how I felt during the book. All in 140 characters or less!  These are 3 contemporaries, all with twists that gave me those delicious jaw-dropping moments.  *************************************************************************************** Our Little… Read more »

Book Review: Woman of State by Simon Berthon

Book Review: Woman of State by Simon Berthon

December 15, 2017 Book review 4 ★★★

When Woman of State by Simon Berthon popped into my mailbox, I was excited about the Belfast/Dublin/London settings.  But I knew this book would be an experiment for me as I don’t normally read political thrillers. First Line of Woman of State by Simon Berthon “The movement needs your help.” My Thoughts… Read more »

Book Review: Class by Jenny Colgan

Book Review: Class by Jenny Colgan

November 20, 2017 Book review 5 ★★★★½

Class by Jenny Colgan is a fast, fun, frivolous read that stirred up nostalgic feels for all the boarding school books of my childhood.  And just to clear up any confusion, they were originally published under the pen name Jane Beaton, but later under the author’s real name – Jenny Colgan…. Read more »

Book Review : The Surrogate by Louise Jensen

Book Review : The Surrogate by Louise Jensen

November 3, 2017 Book review 5 ★★★★

The Surrogate by Louise Jensen hooked me in with an emotional but tense storyline.  A surrogate theme is always going to be complex, but when all the major parties are hiding secret pasts, well it’s going to be complicated.  And it was.     First Line of The Surrogate by Louise… Read more »