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Book Review: The Drowned Village by Kathleen McGurl

Book Review: The Drowned Village by Kathleen McGurl

February 5, 2019 Book review 4 ★★★★

I came across The Drowned Village by Kathleen McGurl on Facebook and thought ‘that’s an interesting title’ and set about finding about more. When I read the blurb, I was intrigued and immediately one-clicked. First Line of The Drowned Village by Kathleen McGurl “It was always the same dream.” My… Read more »

Book Review: The House Swap by Rebecca Fleet

Book Review: The House Swap by Rebecca Fleet

January 28, 2019 Book review 4 ★★★

Doesn’t a house swap sound like a perfect premise for a thriller? Well that’s what I thought and my mind immediately started speculating what might happen in The House Swap by Rebecca Fleet. I love when a title draws me in like that. First Line of The House Swap by… Read more »

Book Review: Marilla of Green Gables by Sarah McCoy

Book Review: Marilla of Green Gables by Sarah McCoy

November 26, 2018 Book review 3 ★★★★

I’m a massive fan of The Anne of Green Gables series.  I’ve adored the books since childhood, and my copies are ragged and show all the signs of my many re-reads.  So when I heard about Marilla of Green Gables by Sarah McCoy, I immediately bought an audiobook copy. My Thoughts on Marilla of… Read more »

Book Review: Lady Mary by Lucy Worsley

Book Review: Lady Mary by Lucy Worsley

April 5, 2018 Book review 9 ★★★★½

Hello, my name is Trish and I’m Tudor obsessed.  So reading Lady Mary by Lucy Worsley was a forgone conclusion for me.  And within the pages, I discovered a fascinating blend of Tudor trickery and human insight into a character that I grew to like and admire. First Line of Lady Mary… 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 »

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 »