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puzzle book fun

Don’t know about you but I love solving puzzles. Not the Sudoku kind, I find those a bit samey but number and mathematical puzzles are what I love. Getting my teeth into working out the next number in a sequence puzzle or what is the missing number in a row of numbers which need to be added to or subtracted,…

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August book haul

Now before you judge me I really, really do need all these books, honest! Well actually, what happened was, I was adding some cool books to my basket just to make sure I didnt forget about them when time came to make purchases. Thats okay right?  But then, well i found myself clicking Buy and well, here they are. I…

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Shakespeare re-tellings disappoint

I have been fascinated by the latest books in the Hogarth Shakespeare series where modern day writers tackle a select few of his works in their own way as part of the Shakespeare 400 anniversary. I recently bought two of them having waited a while for them to come into paperback. I really wish i’d not wasted my money! I…

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3 fab books coming in September

It feels to me to have been a quiet summer for books, certainly ive not come across anything that lights my fire but, come September all that will change. There are 3 books – most likely more than that in the end – that sound amazing! Two of them are already out in hardback but anyone who knows me, knows…

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Lovely bookpost Klaxon!

This just arrived from Tinder Press after I requested a copy on Bookbridgr. It not only sounds really good but just look at that cover! It’s a little bit gorgeous don’t ya reckon?

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the tidal zone by sarah moss

i’m not sure why but i often find that books which have had rave reviews can leave me quite cold, it happened recently with this First let me say a huge thanks to Granta for sending me a copy of this I blooming love this cover, love the synopsis and the whole quality of publication. Its the first book from…

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BOOK REVIEW – Bodies of Water by V.H. Leslie

This was kindly sent to me by a lovely publishing house called Salt Publishing after I requested a copy to review. From the back of the book: After ministering to fallen women in Victorian London, Evelyn has suffered a nervous breakdown and finds herself treated by the Water Doctors in the imposing Wakewater House, a hydropathy sanatorium. Years later, Wakewater…

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June book haul – Part 2

Welcome to my second June book haul post. I have been mega lucky this month with books sent to me plus i did indulge myself using a gift voucher from Christmas. (incidentally there are only 25 weeks to next Christmas! Hee hee) Anyway, here’s what i hauled. Isnt that just a glorious sight to behold? Smoke by Dan Vyleta –…

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June book haul – Part 1

I havent done a haul in ages but how could i not when this lot came through my door yesterday! Oh the beauty! 2 of them were sent for review and the other 4 were books i just couldnt resist buying. I’ve been hearing lots about Sarah Moss from many booktubers so while im waiting for her new book The…

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