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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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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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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