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Book Club Reads #4 – English Passengers


The January 2017 Book Club read was English  Passengers by Matthew Kneale, a book I would never had chosen to pick up for a multitude of reasons. English Passengers is a historical fiction novel set around the 1850s and the British ‘settling’ of Tasmania. The Reverend Geoffrey Wilson is determined to prove that the Garden… Continue reading Book Club Reads #4 – English Passengers

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My February 2017 TBR


February has dawned, damp and grey, so here’s my TBR list to help cheer you up. It includes this month’s book for my British Books Challenge (BBC) and the book selected by my Book Club along with some others from my shelf & Kindle backlog! Books that count toward my BBC will be highlighted in… Continue reading My February 2017 TBR

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Tidbit Tuesday – English Passengers


‘In my experience once bad luck gets started on a man it will go on, and Captain Clarke of the coast guard cutter HMS Dolphin was bad luck pure as air. As his vessel bore down at us I had hopes we might catch some addled old gent thinking of his retirement, all belly and… Continue reading Tidbit Tuesday – English Passengers

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My Top 10 Reads of 2016


It’s almost the end of 2016 and what a year it has been. I’m not going to lie and pretend it has been anything but awful, but that doesn’t mean that there haven’t been good times in between all the rubbish. Quite a lot of the good times for me have been book related –… Continue reading My Top 10 Reads of 2016

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Max The Flying Sausage Dog: Book Three ~ Children’s Book Review


Max the Flying Sausage Dog: Book 3 – A Scary Tail by John O’Driscoll & Richard Kelley Illustrated by: Arthur Robins Series: Max the Flying Sausage Dog (Volume 3) Published: Words In The Works LLC, 2016 Edition: Paperback Print Length: 50 pages Narrated By: N/A Genre: Children’s Fiction, Picture Book Where Did I Get It?… Continue reading Max The Flying Sausage Dog: Book Three ~ Children’s Book Review

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My September Reads: 100 word reviews


Life has been a bit crazy over the last couple of weeks so I sort of missed the end of September and the start of October. Ooops. But I’m here now, so here’s a quick catch up on what I read over September (taking me up to 43/36 for the year): Blame by Simon Mayo… Continue reading My September Reads: 100 word reviews

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Way Down Dark ~ Book Review


Way Down Dark by James Smythe Illustrated by: N/A Series: The Australia Trilogy (Book #1) Published: July 2nd 2016, Hodder & Stoughton Edition: Kindle Length: 288 pages Narrated By: N/A Genre: Science Fiction, Dystopian Fiction, Young Adult Fiction, Thriller, Mystery Where Did I Get It? I bought a copy off the Kindle Store. Blurb:  Imagine a… Continue reading Way Down Dark ~ Book Review