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Carole’s Book Alphabet ~ ‘B’ is for…

‘B’ is for ‘Burial Rites’ ~ I have rarely come across books written in such a way that I am so completely lost in them – I could hear, smell, taste and see everything she described throughout the book and I found myself almost feeling homesick after it was finished because I felt I had been there for the duration of the story.

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March & April Reading Round-Up

My super-high reading totals haven’t happened quite so much over the last two months, but I have still been reading (and listening!). In March and April I read: The Night Has Claws (Magdeburg Trilogy #2) by Kat Kruger, 4/5* – I enjoyed this almost as much as book #1 and I am interested as to how…… Continue reading March & April Reading Round-Up

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February Reading Round-Up

February has been a month full of sickness in our house but I have still managed to read 5 books and start a couple more. I have read: City of Glass (Mortal Instruments #3) by Cassandra Clare, 5/5*: This has been my favourite of the series so far although it did feel a bit like…… Continue reading February Reading Round-Up

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June Book Review

I only picked three books to read this month and left the rest open to inspiration. I read one of them. Oops. I did, however, read other stuff. (By ‘other stuff’ I basically mean Kindle’s free romance/erotica section because it was easy to read and quick to digest. And hilariously bad most of the time.)…… Continue reading June Book Review

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December Reading – 100 Word Reviews

Lucy Gives It Up For The Boss by Jackie White (Pure Fantasy Books, Kindle Edition) ~ 1/5* Opening Line: Lucy hated to admit it, but Gary did look hot in a black suit. ~ I’m not sure I can manage 100 words about this book really. There isn’t much to say. There is practically no…… Continue reading December Reading – 100 Word Reviews

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February Challenge

New month, new challenge. January was a general success on the Tiddlyompompom Personal Challenge front, now it’s time for February. I’ve really had to think about this one because February is a month of ‘maybes’. I can make all the plans I want but with BabyBump reaching that ‘I’ll come when I’m ready thank you…… Continue reading February Challenge

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Review: Oath Breaker by Michelle Paver

Published: (Paperback Version) 2009, Orion Children’s Books Summary (I’ll keep it brief so it’s spoiler free if you haven’t read the other books yet!): Oath Breaker is the fifth instalment in Michelle Paver’s Chronicles Of Ancient Darkness. This series follows Torak through his adventures in the Forest world of north-west Europe some six thousand years…… Continue reading Review: Oath Breaker by Michelle Paver