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Book Review: Rivers of London by Ben Aaronovitch

Hidelly ho bookerinos! I trust you all had a lovely week? This week’s review is a book I’ve seen floating around for a while and always thought looked fairly interesting, I don’t need to find more series to read but since when has that stopped me? ‘Probationary Constable Peter Grant dreams of being a detective… Continue reading Book Review: Rivers of London by Ben Aaronovitch

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The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde by Robert Louis Stevenson

Hello and welcome back to Classic’s Corner, the blog in which we read classic, ‘must read’ books and attempt to raise our IQ! If along the way we discover there is such a thing as over-hype then that’s just a dandy coinkidink. Jekyll and Hyde: It’s so ingrained in our popular culture, has permeated the… Continue reading The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde by Robert Louis Stevenson

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Book Review: Daughter of Smoke and Bone by Laini Taylor

A few months ago I read a book called The Girl at Midnight by Melissa Grey, the good reads reviews for that book are filled with people comparing it to Daughter of Smoke and Bone. If you’ve read my review of that book you’ll know that I actually really enjoyed it, despite it’s resemblance to… Continue reading Book Review: Daughter of Smoke and Bone by Laini Taylor

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Far From The Madding Crowd – Thomas Hardy

  First up in my new series of book reviews and attempts to broaden my horizons: Far From The Madding Crowd! I wasn’t sure what to expect from Far From the Madding Crowd (or Ffmc, pronounced Faffumk, for short), I’d never actually heard anything about it, other than that it’s one of those books you… Continue reading Far From The Madding Crowd – Thomas Hardy

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Classic’s Corner

Welcome to Classic’s Corner! Yep that’s the cheesy name I’ve gone for, that’s happening now. My new year’s resolution was to read one ‘Classic’ novel a month this year, so hopefully I will have read twelve of the most revered and beloved books by the end of the year.I’m not necessarily sticking to classical era… Continue reading Classic’s Corner

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Book Review: Alan Partridge, Nomad

Ah ha! Welcome, ladies and gentlemen, welcome to this, the premier episode of my brand new series: Book reviews with Alan Partridge! Yeah, I know, that was a terrible impression. I apologise. I love anything that screams British humour and Alan has always done that. He’s rude, he’s offensive to just about everybody and he… Continue reading Book Review: Alan Partridge, Nomad

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Book Review: When Breath Becomes Air by Paul Kalanithi

Not sure why I’ve decided to start 2017 with a review of a book that made me cry, but we’re here now so let’s get on with it. It is what it is. This isn’t the usual book that I read, for a start it’s non fiction. I usually like fiction. I like to escape… Continue reading Book Review: When Breath Becomes Air by Paul Kalanithi