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The Night Gate By Peter May @authorpetermay @riverrunbooks #TheNightGate #PeterMay #BookReview #TheClqrt #BookBlog

Riverrun August 2021 Book Description In a sleepy French village, the body of a man shot through the head is disinterred by the roots of a fallen tree. A week later a famous art critic is viciously murdered in a nearby house. The deaths occurred more than seventy years apart. Asked by a colleague to… Continue reading The Night Gate By Peter May @authorpetermay @riverrunbooks #TheNightGate #PeterMay #BookReview #TheClqrt #BookBlog

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Pandora by Susan Stokes-Chapman @SStokesChapman @HarvillSecker @#Pandora #HistoricalFiction #TheClqrt #BookReview #RecommendedReads

Harvill Secker January 2022 Book Description London, 1799, Dora Blake is an aspiring jewellery artist who lives with her uncle in what used to be her parents' famed shop of antiquities. When a mysterious Greek vase is delivered, Dora is intrigued by her uncle's suspicious behaviour and enlists the help of Edward Lawrence, a young… Continue reading Pandora by Susan Stokes-Chapman @SStokesChapman @HarvillSecker @#Pandora #HistoricalFiction #TheClqrt #BookReview #RecommendedReads

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The Hidden Child by Louise Fein @FeinLouise @gray_books @HoZ_Books #TheHiddenChild #AuthorContent #BookBlogger

Today I have something extra special for you, I have just finished the fascinating historical fiction by Louise Fein, The Hidden Child, a story about Eugenics - shockingly informative as I had no idea of the prevalence of this movement in England and America in the post WW1 period. Sadly for you all, you will… Continue reading The Hidden Child by Louise Fein @FeinLouise @gray_books @HoZ_Books #TheHiddenChild #AuthorContent #BookBlogger

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Miss Aldridge Regrets by Louise Hare @HQStories @LouRHare @jecca_boyce #MissAldridgeRegrets #LouiseHare #TheClqrt #BookReview #BookBlog

HQ Stories 28th April 2022 Book Description A dazzling murder mystery from the acclaimed author of This Lovely City. London, 1936. The Queen Mary Lena Aldridge is fleeing from danger and heading to New York for her fresh start. But someone is making manoeuvres behind the scenes, and Lena has been cast in the leading… Continue reading Miss Aldridge Regrets by Louise Hare @HQStories @LouRHare @jecca_boyce #MissAldridgeRegrets #LouiseHare #TheClqrt #BookReview #BookBlog

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The Love Songs of W.E.B. Du Bois by Honoree Fanonne Jeffers @BlkLibraryGirl @liv_mar @4thEstateBooks #TheLoveSongsofWEBDuBois #HonoreeFanonneJeffers #BookReview #BookBlog #TheClqrt

4th Estate Books 20th January 2021 Book Description The great scholar, W.E.B. Du Bois, once wrote about the problem of race in America, and what he called 'double consciousness', a sensitivity that every African American possessed in order to survive. Since childhood, Ailey Pearl Garfield has understood Du Bois's words all too well. Ailey grows… Continue reading The Love Songs of W.E.B. Du Bois by Honoree Fanonne Jeffers @BlkLibraryGirl @liv_mar @4thEstateBooks #TheLoveSongsofWEBDuBois #HonoreeFanonneJeffers #BookReview #BookBlog #TheClqrt

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Love and Saffron by Kim Fay @kimkfay @tworoadsbooks #loveandsaffron #kimfay #bookreview #bookblogger #theclqrt

Two Roads Books 8th February 2022 Book Description When twenty-seven year old Joan Bergstrom sends a fan letter - as well as a gift of saffron - to fifty-nine-year-old food columnist Imogen Fortier, a life changing friendship begins. As the two women commune through their letters and bridge the gap between their lives in LA… Continue reading Love and Saffron by Kim Fay @kimkfay @tworoadsbooks #loveandsaffron #kimfay #bookreview #bookblogger #theclqrt

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Conversations in Love by Natasha Lunn @NatashaLunn @vikingbooksuk #ConversationsinLove #NonFictionReads #Talkingaboutlove #bookreview #TheClqrt #bookblog #NatashaLunn

Penguin Books Book Description After years of feeling that love was always out of reach, journalist Natasha Lunn set out to understand how relationships work and evolve over a lifetime. She turned to authors and experts to learn about their experiences, as well as drawing on her own, asking: how do we find love? How… Continue reading Conversations in Love by Natasha Lunn @NatashaLunn @vikingbooksuk #ConversationsinLove #NonFictionReads #Talkingaboutlove #bookreview #TheClqrt #bookblog #NatashaLunn

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Transcendent Kingdom by Yaa Gyasi #TranscendentKingdom #YaaGyasi #TheClqrt #BookReview #BookBlog

Penguin Viking March 2021 Book Description As a child Gifty would ask her parents to tell the story of their journey from Ghana to Alabama, seeking escape in myths of heroism and romance. When her father and brother succumb to the hard reality of immigrant life in the American South, their family of four becomes… Continue reading Transcendent Kingdom by Yaa Gyasi #TranscendentKingdom #YaaGyasi #TheClqrt #BookReview #BookBlog

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My Best Friend’s Secret by Emily Freud @MsEmilyFreud @JoeChristie @QuercusBooks #MyBestFriendsSecret #EmilyFreud#TheClqrt #BlogTour #BookReview

Quercus Books July 22nd 2021 Book Description Kate Sullivan has a beautiful home, a job she loves and a handsome fiance; all she's ever dreamed of since getting sober and painstakingly piecing her life back together. But a chance encounter with her old best friend, threatens Kate's newfound and fragile happiness. She remembers nothing of… Continue reading My Best Friend’s Secret by Emily Freud @MsEmilyFreud @JoeChristie @QuercusBooks #MyBestFriendsSecret #EmilyFreud#TheClqrt #BlogTour #BookReview

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Great Circle by Maggie Shipstead @MaggieShipstead @DoubledayUK #GreatCircle #TheClqrt #BookReview #BookBlog

Book Description I was born to be a wanderer. From the night she is rescued as a baby out of the flames of a sinking ship, to the day she joins a pair of daredevil pilots looping and diving over the rugged forests of her childhood, to the thrill of flying Spitfires during the war,… Continue reading Great Circle by Maggie Shipstead @MaggieShipstead @DoubledayUK #GreatCircle #TheClqrt #BookReview #BookBlog