The Pretenders by Agatha ZaZa | @AgoraBooksLDN

It’s a happy publication day to Agatha Zaza and her debut The Pretenders! I’m joining the blog tour today, with thanks to Peyton at Agora Books for the invitation and the proof copy. Author : Agatha ZazaTitle : The PretendersPages : 288Publisher : Agora BooksPublication date : November 5, 2020 Jasper is ready to surprise […]

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July Wrap-Up

2020 is shaping up to be one of the fastest and yet also longest years ever. I don’t know about you but I can’t really say I’ve done anything meaningful the past seven months. Not that I’m at all complaining about the lack of socialising, you understand. But it’s August now and I don’t even […]

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This Week in Books (July 29)

Hosted by Lipsy Lost and Found, my Wednesday post gives you a taste of what I’m reading this week. A similar meme is run by Taking on a World of Words. Life is waiting to happen to Hubert Bird.But first he has to open his front door and let it in. In weekly phone calls to his […]

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March Wrap-Up

Well, this will go down in the books as the weirdest March ever, I’m sure. I was never really a fan of dystopian novels and now that it feels as if we’re actually stuck in one, even less so. As a part-time hermit, nothing much has changed for me. Except that the other half is […]

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The Paper Bracelet by Rachael English | @EnglishRachael @HachetteIre

Author : Rachael EnglishTitle : The Paper BraceletPages : 388Publisher : Hachette IrelandPublication date : February 27, 2020 For almost fifty years, Katie Carroll has kept a box tucked away inside her wardrobe. It dates from her time working as a nurse in a west of Ireland mother and baby home in the 1960s. The […]

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This Week in Books (December 11)

Hosted by Lipsy Lost and Found, my Wednesday post gives you a taste of what I’m reading this week. A similar meme is run by Taking on a World of Words. Meet Ove. He’s a curmudgeon, the kind of man who points at people he dislikes as if they were burglars caught outside his bedroom window. He […]

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Weekly Wrap-Up (August 18)

Summer has gone and done a runner. It’s been a miserable, windy and wet week and I do not approve in the slightest. I’ve been torturing myself by constantly checking the weather in Italy, where it’s lovely and warm, and keeping my fingers crossed that will still be the case when I arrive there in […]

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