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Kindred

It is 1976 and Dana and her husband have just moved into a new home. They’ve only been married four years, but both now seem to be mak [...]

The Book Thief

At the end of the nineteen thirties in Germany a little girl travelled with her mother and brother on the train. The children were being sen [...]

The Hundred and One Dalmatians

Life for Mr and Mrs Dearly and their dogs, Pongo and Misses, is going well. They live near Regent’s Park in London and are very comfor [...]

Address Unknown

Reread for my book club. And on second read it is just as powerful, if not more so than on first reading. Original review from 2010 below IS [...]

A Pelican at Blandings

Blandings Castle #11 Clarance, the ninth Earl of Emsworth is enjoying life. The pride of his life, Empress of Blandings is in good health an [...]
Books

A Wrinkle in the skin

AKA The Ragged Edge. Read for the 2014 Sci-Fi Experience In the 1960s a wave of earthquakes brings destruction around the globe. Isolated of [...]

The Abominable

My final read for this year’s RIP In June of 1924 reports from Everest reveal that George Mallory and Andrew Irvine have vanished, mis [...]

The Paris Wife

Before Ernest Hemmingway was the famous author of hie time he was a struggling writer, trying to figure out how to make ends meet, trying to [...]

Beasts of the walking city

Book one in the Walking Cities series Blackwell is a Hugliev, a once powerful race that have been hunted to the brink of extinction across a [...]
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