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How to be a Woman - Caitlin Moran

How to be a Woman - Caitlin Moran How to be a Woman - Caitlin Moran

I've followed Caitlin Moran on twitter for a while. I didn't really know who she was, or what she did, but people often retweeted he...

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Monday, 1 August 2011 / No comments

The Tawny Man Trilogy - Robin Hobb

The Tawny Man Trilogy - Robin Hobb The Tawny Man Trilogy - Robin Hobb

If you've read other posts on my blog you'll already know that I discovered Robin Hobb only recently but I've become a big fan. ...

Monday, 27 June 2011 / No comments

Passion by Lauren Kate

Passion by Lauren Kate Passion by Lauren Kate

Passion is the third book in the Fallen Angels series by Lauren Kate. This post contains spoilers for all three books. The series tells t...

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Saturday, 25 June 2011 / No comments

The Liveship Traders Trilogy - Robin Hobb

The Liveship Traders Trilogy - Robin Hobb The Liveship Traders Trilogy - Robin Hobb

So over the last few weeks I was mostly reading exam papers. It's my second year marking and I swore after last year I wouldn't do i...

Sunday, 12 June 2011 / 1 Comment

30 Day Book Challenge - Days 24 to 30

30 Day Book Challenge - Days 24 to 30 30 Day Book Challenge - Days 24 to 30

Day 24: Book that contains your favourite scene I don't tend to remember individual scenes from books, so this is another difficult on...

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Saturday, 4 June 2011 / No comments

Jenny Lopez Has a Bad Week - Lindsey Kelk

Jenny Lopez Has a Bad Week - Lindsey Kelk Jenny Lopez Has a Bad Week - Lindsey Kelk

This short story was free on Amazon, so I thought I'd download it and give it a go. Jenny has moved back to New York after living and...

30 Day Book Challenge - Day 23

30 Day Book Challenge - Day 23 30 Day Book Challenge - Day 23

Day 23: Book you tell people you’ve read, but haven’t (or haven’t actually finished) I don't think I've ever claimed to have read ...

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30 Day Book Challenge - Day 22

30 Day Book Challenge - Day 22 30 Day Book Challenge - Day 22

Day 22: Book you plan to read next Funny order to do this one before the last or current book, but the next book I plan to read is Ship of...

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Wednesday, 1 June 2011 / 2 Comments

30 Day Book Challenge - Day 21

30 Day Book Challenge - Day 21 30 Day Book Challenge - Day 21

Day 21 - Your favourite picture book from childhood My favourite picture books were the original Mr Men books. I borrowed all the ones my ...

30 Day Book Challenge - Days 19 and 20

30 Day Book Challenge - Days 19 and 20 30 Day Book Challenge - Days 19 and 20

Day 19: Book that turned you on Dead to the World - Charlaine Harris. Gotta love Amnesia Eric :) Day 20: Book you’ve read the most numbe...

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Monday, 30 May 2011 / No comments

30 Day Book Challenge - Days 12 - 18

30 Day Book Challenge - Days 12 - 18 30 Day Book Challenge - Days 12 - 18

It's been a while! We went to Wales for a holiday last week and then Blogger wouldn't let me in, so I've got some catching up to...

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Sunday, 22 May 2011 / No comments

30 Day Book Challenge - Day 11

30 Day Book Challenge - Day 11 30 Day Book Challenge - Day 11

Day 11 - A book from your favourite author. Finally, an easy one! My favourite author is Sara Douglass. I first came across Sara's boo...

30 day book challenge Day 10: A book that changed your life

30 day book challenge Day 10: A book that changed your life 30 day book challenge Day 10: A book that changed your life

I've been staring at a blank screen on and off for 3 hours trying to think of a book that would fit the bill, and I really can't. I ...

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Saturday, 21 May 2011 / No comments

Day 9: A book that makes you sick

Day 9: A book that makes you sick Day 9: A book that makes you sick

Not so much a book as an entire genre, my choice for today are all those tragic survivor biographies - my mummy/daddy/uncle/etc. abused me a...

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Friday, 20 May 2011 / No comments

30 Day Book Challenge - Day 8

30 Day Book Challenge - Day 8 30 Day Book Challenge - Day 8

Day 8 - A book that scares you Candlenight by Phil Rickman. I've read almost all of his books and really enjoy them (even more so now ...

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Wednesday, 18 May 2011 / 2 Comments

30 Day Book Challenge Day 7: Book that you can quote/recite

30 Day Book Challenge Day 7: Book that you can quote/recite 30 Day Book Challenge Day 7: Book that you can quote/recite

Day 7: Book that you can quote/recite "Silly old fox, doesn't he know? There's no such thing as a gruffalo." "The...

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Tuesday, 17 May 2011 / No comments

30 Day Book Challenge - Day 6

30 Day Book Challenge - Day 6 30 Day Book Challenge - Day 6

Day 6 - Favourite Young Adult book I read a lot of YA stuff. I read a lot of it as a child/teen, although it wasn't called YA then. I&...

30 Day Book Challenge Day 5 - A book you'd like to live in

30 Day Book Challenge Day 5 - A book you'd like to live in 30 Day Book Challenge Day 5 - A book you'd like to live in

Day 5 - A book you'd like to live in. Another hard one. I read a lot of fantasy and enjoy immersing myself in those worlds, so it'...

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Monday, 16 May 2011 / No comments

30 Day Book Challenge - Day 4

30 Day Book Challenge - Day 4 30 Day Book Challenge - Day 4

Day 4 - A book that makes you cry I am such a sap, I cry at everything. That makes this quite a difficult one (who am I kidding, they'...

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Sunday, 15 May 2011 / 1 Comment

30 Day Book Challenge - Days 1 to 3

30 Day Book Challenge - Days 1 to 3 30 Day Book Challenge - Days 1 to 3

Blogger has been down for a couple of days, so I couldn't start this when I wanted to, so I'm going to do the first 3 days all toget...

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Saturday, 7 May 2011 / No comments

To Touch The Stars - Jessica Ruston

To Touch The Stars - Jessica Ruston To Touch The Stars - Jessica Ruston

Having been part of the same online community as Jessica Ruston for a number of years, I was really excited to read her first novel, Luxury,...

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Wednesday, 4 May 2011 / No comments

Meet me at the Cupcake Cafe update!

Meet me at the Cupcake Cafe update! Meet me at the Cupcake Cafe update!

So I said in my review that I'd been inspired to go and make some cupcakes. The big one (almost 4 year old girl) and I made them togethe...

The Farseer Trilogy - Robin Hobb

The Farseer Trilogy - Robin Hobb The Farseer Trilogy - Robin Hobb

Another recently discovered fantasy series that I missed on first release, the Farseer Trilogy was published in the mid-90s. This is epic fa...

Monday, 18 April 2011 / No comments

Meet me at the Cupcake Cafe - Jenny Colgan

Meet me at the Cupcake Cafe - Jenny Colgan Meet me at the Cupcake Cafe - Jenny Colgan

I haven't had much of a chance to read over the last week. My sister and niece were visiting from Australia and so we were out and about...

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Sunday, 10 April 2011 / 2 Comments

City of Fallen Angels - Cassandra Clare

City of Fallen Angels - Cassandra Clare City of Fallen Angels - Cassandra Clare

***Contains some spoilers*** I was most excited on Thursday to turn on my Kindle and find that City of Fallen Angels had been delivered. I...

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Friday, 8 April 2011 / 1 Comment

How cool is the Kindle?

How cool is the Kindle? How cool is the Kindle?

I love books. Real books, the paper kind that have a smell and a feel and a personality. I didn't want a Kindle. But then something happ...

Wednesday, 6 April 2011 / 4 Comments

Lover Unleashed - J.R. Ward

Lover Unleashed - J.R. Ward Lover Unleashed - J.R. Ward

Be warned, this may be slightly spoilery. Lover Unleashed is the latest instalment in the Black Dagger Brotherhood series. For those who a...

Saturday, 2 April 2011 / 3 Comments

Matched - Allie Condie

Matched - Allie Condie Matched - Allie Condie

Matched is Allie Condie's début novel. It's the first instalment of a dystopian trilogy aimed at young adults. As such, it's goi...

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Thursday, 31 March 2011 / 2 Comments

My 'to read' list

My 'to read' list My 'to read' list

Although I've already read well over a dozen books this year, I still have quite a few to read, either in my physical 'to read' ...

The Dark is Rising - Susan Cooper

The Dark is Rising - Susan Cooper The Dark is Rising - Susan Cooper

I may be the last person in the world to read this series. I had never heard of it until recently when another blogger listed her top 10 ch...

Another book blog?

Another book blog? Another book blog?

I know, there are thousands of book blogs and review sites and the last thing the world needs is another one. That's why this blog isn&#...

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