2016 Reading

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2016 Reading: Goodreads Challenge: Aim: 50 Read: 27 JANUARY 1.C. S. Lewis: The Magician’s Nephew. 4 January. 4 out of 5. 2. Jojo Moyes: After You. 5 January. 2 out of 5. 3. Paula Hawkins: The Girl On The Train. 13 January. 3 out of 5. 4. Sarah Dessen: Saint Anything. 29 January. 4 out of 5. FEBRUARY 5. Richard […]

The Glassblower of Murano by Marina Fiorato

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Addition: Paperback Genre: Chick-lit Rating: 3 out of 5 Synopsis: Venice, 1681. Glassblowing is the lifeblood of the Republic, and Venetian mirrors are more precious than gold. Jealously guarded by the murderous Council of Ten, the glassblowers of Murano are virtually imprisoned on their island in the lagoon. But the greatest of the artists, Corradino […]

The Dandelion Years by Erica James

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Addition: E-book Genre: Chick-lit, historical fiction Rating: 3 out of 5 Synopsis: Ashcombe was the most beautiful house Saskia had ever seen as a little girl. A rambling pink cottage on the edge of the Suffolk village of Melbury Green, its enchanting garden provided a fairy-tale playground of seclusion, a perfect sanctuary to hide from […]

The Silent Tide by Rachel Hore

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Addition: E-book Genre: Fiction Rating: 5 out of 5 Synopsis: The new novel from bestselling author Rachel Hore, much loved for her stories in which past and present are grippingly entwined.When Emily Gordon, editor at a London publishing house, commissions an account of great English novelist Hugh Morton, she finds herself steering a tricky path […]

Past Reading!

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2012 Total: 73 January 1. Sophie Kinsella: Six Geese A-Laying (1st Jan) 3/5 – free Amazon e-book 2. Tracy Marchini: Effie at the Wedding (1st Jan) 3/5 – free Amazon e-book 3. Katie Fforde: A Perfect Proposal (2nd Jan) 4/5 – Kindle edition 4. Jill Mansell: To The Moon and Back (8th Jan) 4/5 – […]

Top Books Read in 2010

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I’ve been lucky this year and read many books that I have just loved. These are my favourite books of the year: A Little Princess by Francis Hodgson Burnett The Truth About Forever by Sarah Dessen Night Watch by Terry Pratchett The Complete Winnie the Pooh by A. A. Milne Just Listen by Sarah Dessen […]