2014 Reading: #41 Robert Galbraith’s The Silkworm

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Book number 41 (I’m still excited that I have passed my goal!) was Robert Galbraith’s The Silkworm. This is book number 2 in the Cormoran Strike series. I had reserved this book from the library, as soon as I had finished The Cuckoo’s Calling but I couldn’t wait to read this book so ended up […]

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 […]

Jamaica Inn by Daphne du Maurier

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Addition: Paperback Genre: Gothic fiction Published: 1935 Rating: 4 out of 5 Synopsis: Her mother’s dying request takes Mary Yellan on a sad journey across the bleak moorland of Cornwall to reach Jamaica Inn, the home of her Aunt Patience. With the coachman’s warning echoing in her memory, Mary arrives at a dismal place to find Patience a changed woman, […]

The Divergent Series by Veronica Roth

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Divergent Addition: E-book Genre: Young adult Published: 2011 Rating: 5 out of 5 Synopsis: In Beatrice Prior’s dystopian Chicago world, society is divided into five factions, each dedicated to the cultivation of a particular virtue–Candor (the honest), Abnegation (the selfless), Dauntless (the brave), Amity (the peaceful), and Erudite (the intelligent). On an appointed day of […]

The Secret History by Donna Tartt

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THIS REVIEW CONTAINS SPOILERS! Addition: Paperback, borrowed from friend Genre: Mystery Rating: 4 out of 5 Synopsis: A misfit at an exclusive New England college, Richard finds kindred spirits in the five eccentric students of his ancient Greek class. But his new friends have a horrific secret. When blackmail and violence threaten to blow their […]