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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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Blog Tour: Her Hidden Life by V.S. Alexander

Today is my stop at The Her Hidden Life by V.S. Alexander blog tour! I am so very excited to show you an excerpt and some info about this book. If you have been following me for a while you know I LOVE historical fictions. This book is just right up my alley! I finished… Continue reading Blog Tour: Her Hidden Life by V.S. Alexander

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Midnight Hunter by Brianna Hale (a quick review)

Synopsis: He’s hunting me, and there’s nowhere to run. East Berlin, 1963. I thought I understood the consequences of trying to flee to the West. Death. Imprisonment without trial. Instead I’m being hunted by the most dangerous man in the city, secret police officer Reinhardt Volker. Now I’m his prize, no longer a traitorous factory… Continue reading Midnight Hunter by Brianna Hale (a quick review)

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Blog Tour / Book Review: The Toymakers by Robert Dinsdale

I can scarcely contain my excitement as it is my stop today on the blog tour for The Toymakers. I cannot tell you enough how absolutely enchanted I was by this book and how The Toymakers is one of the best books I have ever read. Synopsis: Do you remember when you believed in magic?… Continue reading Blog Tour / Book Review: The Toymakers by Robert Dinsdale

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The Tattooist of Auschwitz by Heather Morris

Synopsis: I tattooed a number on her arm. She tattooed her name on my heart. In 1942, Lale Sokolov arrived in Auschwitz-Birkenau. He was given the job of tattooing the prisoners marked for survival - scratching numbers into his fellow victims' arms in indelible ink to create what would become one of the most potent… Continue reading The Tattooist of Auschwitz by Heather Morris

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Obsessive-Bronze-Horseman-itis

If you have been following me for a while on my social media, you should know by now that I have a problem... Not only do I buy books or rather hoard them at a very alarming speed, (let's say at least 2-3 books a week... ), I am also obsessed with collecting different editions… Continue reading Obsessive-Bronze-Horseman-itis

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Bellagrand by Paullina Simons

I am participating in the #GollanczFest week long challenge hosted by Gollancz this week. The challenge for day 1 is "the book that I recommend to everyone". Among all the choices, I chose Bellagrand by my all time favourite author Paullina Simons. I decided to post my review for this book. I can still feel… Continue reading Bellagrand by Paullina Simons

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Salt to the Sea by Ruta Sepetys

One of my friends recently read Salt to the Sea by Ruta Sepetys and her reaction to the book makes me want to make a post again about this book. I read this book at the end of 2016 and it has stayed with me ever since. The beautiful prose and the unique story telling… Continue reading Salt to the Sea by Ruta Sepetys

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From Sand and Ash by Amy Harmon 

A huge congratulation to one of my favourite authors Amy Harmon! From Sand and Ash has made No.1 in Amazon this week! This book was one of my top read for 2016. Set in the period of Second World War in Italy, this book tells a story about evil and survival but most of all… Continue reading From Sand and Ash by Amy Harmon