The Beekeeper of Aleppo by Christy Leftrei

Tweet I finished this book last night and I can’t decide what I thought about it 🧐 I haven’t read a book like it. It is raw, sad and eye-opening. It’s not a comfortable read. I found myself dreading what awful things I was about […]

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September 2017

Tweet   Hello, and welcome to October! September has been a fab month for reading… The Friend by Dorothy Koomson I loved this novel! I listened to the audiobook version, and I was gripped from the start. I didn’t see the twist at the end […]

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The Little Bookshop of Promises by Debbie Macomber

Tweet Synopsis: Somewhere between a car accident and a divorce, Annie Applegate stopped believing in happy endings. Now, she just wants to disappear. And the tiny town of Promise fits the bill. With its winding streets and melting-pot of residents, it’s the perfect place for […]

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2016 Reading #2: After You by Jojo Moyes

Tweet Title: After You Author: Jojo Moyes Published: 2015 Genre: Fiction Rating: 2 out of 5 Synopsis: How do you move on after losing the person you loved? How do you build a life worth living? Louisa Clark is no longer just an ordinary girl living an ordinary life. After […]

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2016 Reading #1: Magician’s Nephew by C. S. Lewis

Tweet Title: The Magician’s Nephew Author: C. S. Lewis Published: 1955 Genre: Children’s novels Rating: 4 out of 5 Synopsis: The adventure begins… On a daring quest to save a life, two friends are hurled into another world, where an evil sorceress seeks to enslave […]

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2016 Reading Goals

Tweet Happy New Year! Welcome to 2016! I hope you had a good Christmas and new year. Here are my reading goals for 2016: Goodreads Challenge Last year I completed my Goodreads challenge, to read 50 books, so I am aiming for the same again! […]

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The Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens

Tweet Addition: E-book and audiobook Genre: Classics Rating: 5 out of 5 Synopsis: Ebenezer Scrooge has always hated Christmas, but in this particular Eve, he’s given another reason to be wary of the holiday: the ghost of Jacob Marley comes to visit! Clad in heavy […]

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Christmas at the Cupcake Cafe by Jenny Colgan

Tweet Addition: Audiobook Genre: Chick-lit, Christmas Rating: 4 out of 5 Synopsis: Issy Randall, proud owner of The Cupcake Cafe, is in love and couldn’t be happier. Her new business is thriving and she is surrounded by close friends, even if her cupcake colleagues Pearl […]

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The Taming of the Queen by Philippa Gregory

Tweet Addition: Audiobook Genre: Historical fiction Rating: 3 out of 5 Synopsis: Why would a woman marry a serial killer? Because she cannot refuse… Kateryn Parr, a thirty-year-old widow in a secret affair with a new lover, has no choice when a man old enough […]

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The Shepherd’s Crown by Terry Pratchett

Tweet Addition: Audiobook Genre: Fantasy Rating: 4 out of 5 Synopsis: A shivering of worlds. Deep in the Chalk, something is stirring. The owls and the foxes can sense it, and Tiffany Aching feels it in her boots. An old enemy is gathering strength. This […]

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