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“Bitter Greens” by Kate Forsyth

Bitter Greens is my favourite kind of book. Historical fiction with just a teensy bit of magic thrown in for good measure. Which makes sense, seeing as Bitter Greens is both a retelling of the Rapunzel fairytale that we grew up with, … Continue reading

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“The Secret Keeper” by Kate Morton

You know what’s a real kick in your bookworm pride? Knowing a speed reader. I always thought I was a relatively fast reader, managing a book a week, sometimes more than that. And the books I read average at about six … Continue reading

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“The Visitors” by Sally Beauman

I had a realisation this morning. I was lying in bed, contemplating whether to watch some NCIS or read The Visitors before actually getting up and the thought of reading more of The Visitors filled me with dread. Life’s too short to spend … Continue reading

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“Wild Wood” by Posie Graeme-Evans

Happy Easter everyone! I hope you are all suffering from chocolate overdoses and vowing never to eat chocolate again, because that means you did Easter the right way! As for me, not only did I eat way too much, but … Continue reading

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#18 “Masquerade” by Kylie Fornasier

City of Heavenly Fire – Cassandra Clare Every Word – Ellie Marney Skinjob – Bruce McCabe i.     Bloodlines – Richelle Mead ii.   The Golden Lily – Richelle Mead iii. The Indigo Spell – Richelle Mead iv. The Fiery Heart – Richelle Mead Silver Shadows … Continue reading

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#10 “Venom” by Fiona Paul

` i. The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes – Sir Arthur Conan Doyle ii. Dracula – Bram Stoker 1.  Lolita – Vladimir Nabokov 2. Holiday in Cambodia – Laura Jean McKay 3. Only Human – Gareth Roberts 4. Beautiful Chaos – Gary Russell 5. The Silent Stars – Dan Abnett 6. American Gods – Neil Gaiman 7. Every … Continue reading

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