Posts 2017 · Reviews · Reviews 2017

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

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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

Posts 2017 · My Chronicle Book Box

My Chronicle Book Box – November Unboxing @MyChronicleBB

  I was very excited to receive my first ever book box this week from My Chronicle Book Box. I’d seen a few different book boxes but none of them really appealed to me, so when I saw a few months ago that fellow blogger, Louise, was creating book boxes and that you could either… Continue reading My Chronicle Book Box – November Unboxing @MyChronicleBB

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Book Review – ‘The Maid’s Room’ by Fiona Mitchell

THE BOOK Sisters Dolly and Tala have never felt further from home. In the blistering heat of Singapore, they spend their days enabling ex-pats to have lives they could never afford for themselves. Even though she has little freedom, Dolly can just about live with her job if it means she’s able to support her… Continue reading Book Review – ‘The Maid’s Room’ by Fiona Mitchell

My Bookish Month · Posts 2017 · Reviews · Reviews 2017

My Bookish Month – October

  I’ve had a great bookish October, I’ve read 15 books and managed to keep on top of my reviews and blog posts – wahoooo! Winning at life this month! As it’s October, I enjoyed some ghostly, creepy tales and I also re-read ‘Three Things About Elsie’ by Joanna Cannon, I have so much love… Continue reading My Bookish Month – October

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Book Review – ‘Aloha Betrayed’ by Jessica Fletcher and Donald Bain

THE BOOK Jessica is on the Hawaiian island of Maui, giving a lecture on community involvement in police investigations. Her co-lecturer is legendary retired detective Mike Kane, who shares his love of Hawaiian lore, legends, and culture with Jessica. But the talking stops when the body of a colleague is found at the rocky foot… Continue reading Book Review – ‘Aloha Betrayed’ by Jessica Fletcher and Donald Bain