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Reading Bingo 2017

With her agreement I shamelessly adopted this idea from Cleopatra (Cleopatra loves books)  who posted on her blog, check out her Reading Bingo 2017 here A book with more than five hundred pages The Nix - 600 plus pages of brilliance!! You can read my review here A forgotten classic I don't read too many… Continue reading Reading Bingo 2017

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The Pier Falls by Mark Haddon @mark_haddon @vintagebooks @penguinRHUK @PenguinUKBooks #the pierfalls #shortstories #markhaddon

2016 Vintage Books Short stories by the author of A Curious Incident of the Dog in the Nightime and A Spot of Bother caught my eye on a recent library visit.  Rave reviews on the cover... This is a top-notch collection...It veers into unexpected territory and the evolving surprises are mesmerising... 'The Pier Falls' leads… Continue reading The Pier Falls by Mark Haddon @mark_haddon @vintagebooks @penguinRHUK @PenguinUKBooks #the pierfalls #shortstories #markhaddon

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A Man Called Ove by Fredrick Backman @SceptreBooks @Backmanland @HachetteUK @HachetteBooks @HodderBooks

2015 Sceptre Books Charming... you'll laugh, you'll cry, you'll feel a new sympathy for the curmudgeons in your life.  People Normally I start my reviews with a synopsis, but having just finished this marvellous book and finding the time to write my review immediately I wanted to convey how endearingly brilliant this book is, and… Continue reading A Man Called Ove by Fredrick Backman @SceptreBooks @Backmanland @HachetteUK @HachetteBooks @HodderBooks

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A Year of Marvellous Ways By Sarah Winman @TinderPress #ayearofmarvellousways #sarahwinman

Tinder Press 2015 Book Synopsis This is a story about Marvellous Ways, an eighty-nine-year-old woman who sits by a creek in Cornwall, waiting for a last adventure.  And it's about Francis Drake, a young soldier who washes up there, reeling from war and broken hearted.  It's about the magic in everyday life and the lure… Continue reading A Year of Marvellous Ways By Sarah Winman @TinderPress #ayearofmarvellousways #sarahwinman

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The House By Simon Lelic @PenguinRHUK @DeadGoodBooks

Penguin Random House 2017 Special thanks to Elke at Penguin Books for sending me this copy and including me on the Instagram Booktour.  Prior to that I had noticed this book on Instagram (the cover really is pretty awesome don't you think?) and was also aware it was the Goldsboro Books December Book of the… Continue reading The House By Simon Lelic @PenguinRHUK @DeadGoodBooks

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A Stranger in the House by Shari Lapena @sharilapena @TransworldBooks @penguinrandom @penguinRHUK #astrangerinthehouse

Bantam Press 2017 Book Synopsis Why would you run scared from a happy home? You're waiting for your beloved husband to get home from work.  You're making dinner, looking forward to hearing about his day. That's the last thing you remember. You wake up in hospital, with no idea how you got there.  They tell… Continue reading A Stranger in the House by Shari Lapena @sharilapena @TransworldBooks @penguinrandom @penguinRHUK #astrangerinthehouse

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The Man in the Wall by Emma Angstrom @Bloodhoundbook #themaninthewall #emmaangstrom #bloodhoundbooks

Bloodhound Books 2017 Blog Tour Book Synopsis Alva is a sad and lonely child.  With her father locked up in prison, she moves with her mother and two older sisters to an apartment building in town.  She does not like her new home.  Her room is small and her sisters continue to exclude Alva from… Continue reading The Man in the Wall by Emma Angstrom @Bloodhoundbook #themaninthewall #emmaangstrom #bloodhoundbooks

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The Puppet Master by Abigail Osborne @bloodhoundbook @Abigail_author #thepuppetmaster

Bloodhound Books 2017 Synopsis Billie is hiding from the world in fear of a man who nearly destroyed her.  But a chance meeting with budding journalist, Adam, sparks a relationship that could free her from her life of isolation and fear. Unbeknown to Billie, Adam knows exactly who Billie is and is determined to expose… Continue reading The Puppet Master by Abigail Osborne @bloodhoundbook @Abigail_author #thepuppetmaster

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The Nix by Nathan Hill @picadorbooks @nathanreads @panmacmillan

2017 Picador Synopsis Meet Samuel Andresen-Anderson: stalled writer, bored teacher at a local college, obsessive player of online video games.  He hasn't seen his mother Faye, in decades, not since she abandoned her family when he was a boy.  Now she has suddenly reappeared, having committed an absurd politically motivated crime that electrifies the nightly… Continue reading The Nix by Nathan Hill @picadorbooks @nathanreads @panmacmillan

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Rocco and the Nightingale by Adrian Magson @adrianmagson1 @domepress @dhhlitagency #lucasrocco #roccoandthenightingale #ViveRocco

Dome Press 2017 Welcome to my stop on the Rocco and the Nightingale blog tour hosted by Dome Press.  I am delighted to be part of this, particularly as I have now found a new crime series to enjoy! The fifth in the series and the first to be published by Dome Press, set in… Continue reading Rocco and the Nightingale by Adrian Magson @adrianmagson1 @domepress @dhhlitagency #lucasrocco #roccoandthenightingale #ViveRocco