Clearing The Shelves · Posts 2017 · Reviews · Reviews 2017

Clearing The Shelves – Book Review – ‘The Invention of Wings’ by Sue Monk Kidd

Every month I aim to read a book I’ve had over six months, in an attempt to clear my back log and to give some slightly older books a bit of attention. For November I read ‘The Invention of Wings’ by Sue Monk Kidd. 1803. Sarah Grimke is the middle daughter. The one her mother… Continue reading Clearing The Shelves – Book Review – ‘The Invention of Wings’ by Sue Monk Kidd

Illumicrate · Posts 2017

Illumicrate Unboxing – November Box

**Contains unboxing spoilers. If you are still waiting for your box and don’t want to ruin the surprise don’t read on!** I was very excited to get my first Illumicrate box this week. I have enviously seen many other happy book worms with their unboxings and photos over the last few months so I took… Continue reading Illumicrate Unboxing – November Box

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Book Review – ‘Sweet Pea’ by CJ Skuse

THE BOOK Although her childhood was haunted by a famous crime, Rhinannon’s life is normal now that her celebrity has dwindled. By day her job as an editorial assistant is demeaning and unsatisfying. By evening she dutifully listens to her friend’s plans for marriage and babies whilst secretly making a list. A kill list. From… Continue reading Book Review – ‘Sweet Pea’ by CJ Skuse

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Book Review – ‘The Fourteenth Letter’ by Claire Evans

  THE BOOK One balmy June evening in 1881, Phoebe Stanbury stands before the guests at her engagement party: this is her moment, when she will join the renowned Raycraft family and ascend to polite society. As she takes her fiancé’s hand, a stranger holding a knife steps forward and ends the poor girl’s life.… Continue reading Book Review – ‘The Fourteenth Letter’ by Claire Evans

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Book Review – ‘The Polar Bear Explorers’ Club’ by Alex Bell

THE BOOK Join Stella Starflake Pearl and her three fellow explorers as they trek across the snowy Icelands and come face-to-face with frost fairies, snow queens, outlaw hideouts, unicorns, pygmy dinosaurs and carnivorous cabbages . . . When Stella and three other junior explorers get separated from their expedition can they cross the frozen wilderness… Continue reading Book Review – ‘The Polar Bear Explorers’ Club’ by Alex Bell

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Book Review – ‘Somebody At The Door’ by Raymond Postgate

THE BOOK In the winter of 1942, England lies cold and dark in the wartime blackout. One bleak evening, Councillor Grayling steps off the 6.12 from Euston, carrying £120 in cash, and oblivious to the fate that awaits him in the snow-covered suburbs. Inspector Holly draws up a list of Grayling’s fellow passengers: his distrusted… Continue reading Book Review – ‘Somebody At The Door’ by Raymond Postgate

Blog Tour · Posts 2017 · Reviews · Reviews 2017

Blog Tour – Book Review – ‘Whiteout’ by Ragnar Jonasson

THE BOOK Two days before Christmas, a young woman is found dead beneath the cliffs of the deserted village of Kalfshamarvik. Did she jump, or did something more sinister take place beneath the lighthouse and the abandoned old house on the remote rocky outcrop? With winter closing in and the snow falling relentlessly, Ari Thor… Continue reading Blog Tour – Book Review – ‘Whiteout’ by Ragnar Jonasson