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Blog Tour – The Magic of Christmas by Nora Roberts

Today is my stop at the blog tour for The Magic of Christmas by Nora Roberts! I am so excited to let you know more about this perfect read during Christmas time! My Review: Nora Roberts really needs no introduction! Often being considered to be one of the most successful novelists in our time, she… Continue reading Blog Tour – The Magic of Christmas by Nora Roberts

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Blog Tour – The Survivors by Kate Furnivall

Today is my stop at the blog tour for The Survivors by Kate Furnivall and I am so excited to share my review with you! Synopsis: ‘Directly I saw him, I knew he had to die.’     Germany, 1945. Klara Janowska and her daughter Alicja have walked for weeks to get to Graufeld Displaced Persons camp.… Continue reading Blog Tour – The Survivors by Kate Furnivall

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We Must Be Brave by Frances Liardet

Synopsis: December, 1940. As German bombs fall on Southampton, the city’s residents flee to the surrounding villages. In Upton village, amid the chaos, newly-married Ellen Parr finds a girl sleeping, unclaimed at the back of an empty bus. Little Pamela, it seems, is entirely alone. Ellen has always believed she does not want children, but… Continue reading We Must Be Brave by Frances Liardet

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Mini October Reading Wrap Up

#octoberwrapup I read 5 books in the month of October. Not the best month in terms of numbers but definitely one of the best reading months in terms of the amazing books I read! The highlights of the month: * A Different Drummer by William Melvin Kelley⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ * Friday Black by Nana Kwame Adjei-Brenyah⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ *… Continue reading Mini October Reading Wrap Up

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Mini Review: The Lady and The Little Fox Fur by Violette Leduc

Synopsis: The 1964 publication of Violette Leduc's extraordinary memoir La Bâtarde impressed and scandalized the literary world with its explicit account of lesbian love. Its author became an instant celebrity, with 150,000 copies of the book sold in its first year. Her 1967 novella The Lady and the Little Fox Fur deals with a different side of life, focusing… Continue reading Mini Review: The Lady and The Little Fox Fur by Violette Leduc

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Friday Black by Nana Kwame Adjei-Brenyah

Synopsis: A Publisher's Weekly Most Anticipated Book for Fall 2018  Friday Black tackles urgent instances of racism and cultural unrest, and explores the many ways we fight for humanity in an unforgiving world. In the first, unforgettable story of this collection, The Finkelstein Five, Adjei-Brenyah gives us an unstinting reckoning of the brutal prejudice of the US justice system. In Zimmer Land we… Continue reading Friday Black by Nana Kwame Adjei-Brenyah

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A Different Drummer by William Melvin Kelley

First published over 50 years ago, Riverrun has acquired the right to republish A Different Drummer by William Melvin Kelley on 1st November so more people can get to know how brilliant Kelley is, and more people can rediscover this remarkable classic of African-American literature. New Yorker called Kelley "The Lost Giant of American Literature"… Continue reading A Different Drummer by William Melvin Kelley

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A Couple of Quick Reviews: The Winter Sea by Susanna Kearsley and The Nordic King by Karina Halle

The Winter Sea by Susanna Kearsley 4 out of 5 amazing stars Beautiful, emotional, so romantic, so well written, so well researched, it leaves you wanting more and more. It makes you appreciate the fact that a book should be written like this, all books should be written like this! This is what Susanna’s books… Continue reading A Couple of Quick Reviews: The Winter Sea by Susanna Kearsley and The Nordic King by Karina Halle

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Blog Tour: The Incendiaries by R.O.Kwon

Synopsis: A powerful, darkly glittering novel about violence, love, faith, and loss, as a young Korean American woman at an elite American university is drawn into acts of domestic terrorism by a cult tied to North Korea. Phoebe Lin and Will Kendall meet their first month at prestigious Edwards University. Phoebe is a glamorous girl… Continue reading Blog Tour: The Incendiaries by R.O.Kwon

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The Song of Achilles by Madeline Miller

5 out of 5 stars! Synopsis: A beautiful new limited edition paperback of The Song of Achilles, published as part of the Bloomsbury Modern Classics list The god touches his finger to the arrow's fletching. Then he breathes, a puff of air - as if to send dandelions flying, to push toy boats over water.… Continue reading The Song of Achilles by Madeline Miller