2015 Reading: Books 21-25

Tweet Books 21-25 in 2015 are: 21. Erica James – The Dandelion Years Rating: 3 out of 5 This is one of my favourite types of books, by one of my favourite authors. I really enjoy Erica James novels, and this one was set in […]

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

Tweet 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 […]

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A Week in Paris by Rachel Hore

Tweet Addition: Netgalley review e-book Genre: Historical fiction Published: 2014 Rating: 4 out of 5 Synopsis: 1961: Born on the day that WW2 broke out, 21-year-old Fay Knox cannot remember her early childhood in London, before she moved to a Norfolk village with her mother, Kitty. Though she has seen […]

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2014 Reading: #44 Rachel Hore’s A Week in Paris

Tweet Book 44 was a Netgalley review book – A Week in Paris by Rachel Hore. I love Hore, she is one of my favourite authors, so I was very excited to be reviewing this book! I really enjoyed this book. I found the beginning […]

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Only Remembered by Michael Morpurgo

Tweet Addition: Netgalley review e-book Genre: History, non-fiction Published: 2014 Rating: 4 out of 5 Synopsis: 2014 will mark one hundred years since the outbreak of the First World War. To mark the date, this beautiful anthology will collect favourite extracts, images and poems from some of the UK’s […]

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2014 Reading: #33 Michael Morpurgo’s Only Remembered

Tweet I received this book from Netgalley to provide an honest review. I like Michael Morpurgo and I like history, so when I saw the two combined, I was quite excited. However, this book isn’t written by Morpurgo, it is edited by him. This is […]

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The Beekeeper’s Daughter by Santa Montefiore

Tweet Addition: Netgalley review e-book Genre: Chick-lit Published: 2014 Rating: 4 out of 5 Synopsis: England, 1932: Grace Hamblin is growing up in a rural idyll. The beekeeper’s daughter, she knows her place and her future – that is until her father dies and leaves her alone. Alone, that […]

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2014 Reading: #31 Santa Montefiore’s The Bee Keeper’s Daughter

Tweet Book 31 was Santa Montefiore’s The Bee Keeper’s Daughter, which I received from Netgalley. I really enjoyed this book! I thought the beginning was a little slow but once the story took off, I couldn’t put the book down. There were some surprises, some […]

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A Song at Sunset by Amelia Carr

Tweet Addition: Paperback, library book Genre: Chick-lit, historical fiction Rating: 4 out of 5 Synopsis: Lovers are torn apart in World War Two and a mother and daughter separated by guilt and shame in a stunning new novel from the author of DANCE WITH WINGS […]

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War Horse by Michael Morpurgo

Tweet THIS REVIEW CONTAINS SPOILERS Addition: Paperback, borrowed Genre: Young adult, history Rating: 4 out of 5 Synopsis: Joey is a warhorse, but he wasn’t always. Once, he was a farm horse and a gentle boy named Albert was his master. Then World War I […]

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