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Book Club Reads #5 – The Grimm Legacy


The February 2017 Book Club read was The Grimm Legacy by Polly Schulman, a young teen read that was lots of fun. The Grimm Legacy is the first book in what I believe is a trilogy and was a super easy read. The story follows Elizabeth, a girl who, in true fairy-tale style, lives with… Continue reading Book Club Reads #5 – The Grimm Legacy

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My March TBR


March! Spring! Books! So, February went well, I’m still massively ahead of schedule on my 52 book target for the year (15/52 read!) which means there’s no pressure to READ ALL THE THINGS… so of course I want to read all the things anyway. (Books that count toward my BBC17 will be highlighted in PURPLE… Continue reading My March TBR

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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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Book Club Reads #3 – The Good Man Jesus and The Scoundrel Christ


December’s Book Club read was The Good Man Jesus and The Scoundrel Christ by Philip Pullman which is a book that had actually been sat unopened on my shelf for quite some time. Described on the blurb as ‘…one of the most enchanting, thrilling and visionary stories of recent years’ – the story is a… Continue reading Book Club Reads #3 – The Good Man Jesus and The Scoundrel Christ

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My January 2017 TBR


The first month of a new year can only mean one thing – a new reading goal! In 2017 I am going to try to read 52 books – one a week on average. This 52 is going to include my British Books Challenge (BBC) reads and the books selected by my Book Club throughout… Continue reading My January 2017 TBR