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Book Review: Just One Damned Thing After Another by Jodi Taylor

Oooo a book about time travelling, tea drinking, endearingly weird historians? Sign me up! “History is just one damned thing after another.” Behind the seemingly innocuous façade of St Mary’s, a different kind of historical research is taking place. They don’t do ‘time-travel’ – they ‘investigate major historical events in contemporary time’. Maintaining the appearance… Continue reading Book Review: Just One Damned Thing After Another by Jodi Taylor

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Book Review: What is Not Yours is Not Yours by Helen Oyeyemi

Here I go again, Judging books by their covers. “The key to a house, the key to a heart, the key to a secret—Oyeyemi’s keys not only unlock elements of her characters’ lives, they promise further labyrinths on the other side. In “Books and Roses” one special key opens a library, a garden, and clues… Continue reading Book Review: What is Not Yours is Not Yours by Helen Oyeyemi

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Book Review: The Perplexing Theft of the Jewel in the Crown by Vaseem Khan

Ooo a sequel! “For centuries the Koh-i-Noor diamond has set man against man and king against king. Now part of the British Crown Jewels, the priceless gem is a prize that many have killed to possess. So when the Crown Jewels go on display in Mumbai, security is everyone’s principal concern. And yet, on the very day… Continue reading Book Review: The Perplexing Theft of the Jewel in the Crown by Vaseem Khan