2014 Reading: #47 Frank E. Peretti’s This Present Darkness

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Book number 47 was in fact an audiobook! I wanted to listen to a book whilst I worked hard on making my Mum’s Christmas present so decided to listen to Frank E. Peretti because someone had said to me that Katy Hollway‘s novels are similar to his – and as I enjoy Hollway’s books I […]

2014 Reading: #37 Robert Galbraith’s The Cuckoo’s Calling

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Book number 37 is Robert Galbraith’s The Cuckoo’s Calling, the first book in the Cormoran Strike series. Robert Galbraith is a pseudonym, the author of this novel also goes by J. K. Rowling! And what a novel it is…! I have read all the Harry Potter novels, and loved them – I even queued at […]

The Wee Free Men by Terry Pratchett

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Synopsis: “Another world is colliding with this one,” said the toad. “All the monsters are coming back.””Why?” said Tiffany. “There’s no one to stop them. There was silence for a moment. Then Tiffany said, “There’s me.” Armed only with a frying pan and her common sense, Tiffany Aching, a young witch-to-be, is all that stands […]

Three Men in a Boat by Jerome K. Jerome

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Waterstones Synopsis: Martyrs to hypochondria and general seediness, J. and his friends George and Harris decide that a jaunt up the Thames would suit them to a ‘T’. But when they set off, they can hardly predict the troubles that lie ahead with tow-ropes, unreliable weather-forecasts and tins of pineapple chunks – not to mention […]