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Triflers Need Not Apply by Camilla Bruce @millacream @Kalliereads @MichaelJBooks #TriflersNeeedNotApply #HistoricalFiction #TheClqrt #CamillaBruce #BookReview #BookBlog

Michael Joseph - July 2022 (paperback) Book Description Early in life Bella discovers the world is made for men. They own everything: property, jobs, wives. But Bella sees what few others do: where women are concerned, men are weak. An unscrupulous woman can take what she wants. And so Bella sets out to prove she… Continue reading Triflers Need Not Apply by Camilla Bruce @millacream @Kalliereads @MichaelJBooks #TriflersNeeedNotApply #HistoricalFiction #TheClqrt #CamillaBruce #BookReview #BookBlog

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The Giver of Stars by Jojo Moyes @EllieMorley @MichaelJBooks @jojomoyes #TheGiverofStars #JoJoMoyes #GofSReadalong #TheClqrt #BookReview #HistoricalFiction #RecommendedReading

Book Description Alice Wright left England for love: marrying wealthy Bennett Van Cleve and settling in Baileyville, Kentucky. But her new-found happiness is short-lived, because her husband, just like the town, is under the thumb of Bennett's domineering father. Stifled and misunderstood, Alice yearns for escape, and is surprised to find it in defiant Margery… Continue reading The Giver of Stars by Jojo Moyes @EllieMorley @MichaelJBooks @jojomoyes #TheGiverofStars #JoJoMoyes #GofSReadalong #TheClqrt #BookReview #HistoricalFiction #RecommendedReading

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The Dance Tree by Kiran Millwood Hargrave @Kiran_MH @picadorbooks @greenkatie #TheDanceTree #KiranMillwoodHargrave #BookReview #BookBlog #TheClqrt #RecommendedReads

Picador Books May 2022 Book Description Strasbourg, 1518. In the midst of a blisteringly hot summer, a lone woman begins to dance in the city square. She dances for days without pause or rest, and soon she is joined by hundreds of others. Just beyond the city's limits, pregnant Lisbet lives with her mother-in-law and… Continue reading The Dance Tree by Kiran Millwood Hargrave @Kiran_MH @picadorbooks @greenkatie #TheDanceTree #KiranMillwoodHargrave #BookReview #BookBlog #TheClqrt #RecommendedReads

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My Name is Yip by Paddy Crewe @DoubledayUk @TabithaPelly #MyNameisYip #BookReview #SupportDebuts #BookBlogger #TheClqrt #BookBlog

Doubleday Books May 2022 Book Description Yip Tolroy is different. Since he was born - in 1815, Heron's Creek, Georgia - Yip has not spoken a word. Fatherless and friendless, at fourteen years old he's no more than chest-high to anyone in his small town. Everybody stares, but nobody thinks he has anything to say.… Continue reading My Name is Yip by Paddy Crewe @DoubledayUk @TabithaPelly #MyNameisYip #BookReview #SupportDebuts #BookBlogger #TheClqrt #BookBlog

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The Hidden Child by Louise Fein @gray_books @FeinLouise @HofZ_Books #TheHiddenChild #HistoricalFiction #LouiseFein #BookReview #TheClqrt #BlogTour #Paperbackpublication

Head of Zeus May 2022 (paperback) Book Description From the outside, Eleanor and Edward Hamilton have the perfect life, but they're harbouring a secret that threatens their entire world. London, 1929. Eleanor Hamilton is a dutiful mother, a caring sister and an adoring wife to a celebrated war hero. Her husband, Edward, is a pioneer… Continue reading The Hidden Child by Louise Fein @gray_books @FeinLouise @HofZ_Books #TheHiddenChild #HistoricalFiction #LouiseFein #BookReview #TheClqrt #BlogTour #Paperbackpublication

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Think of Me by Frances Liardet @FrancesLiardet @MattClacher @4thEstateBooks #ThinkofMe #FrancesLiardet #HistoricalFiction #BookReview #BookBlog #TheClqrt

4th Estate Books 12th May 2022 Book Description James Acton has come to the village of Upton to begin again. As his grief over the death of his wife eases, he hopes to find new purpose as the vicar of this small Hampshire parish, still emerging from the long shadow of the the war. James's… Continue reading Think of Me by Frances Liardet @FrancesLiardet @MattClacher @4thEstateBooks #ThinkofMe #FrancesLiardet #HistoricalFiction #BookReview #BookBlog #TheClqrt

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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 Young Pretender by Michael Arditti @michaelarditti @ArcadiaBooks @Maclehosepress @QuercusBooks #TheYoungPretender #MichaelArditti #TheClqrt #BookReview

Arcadia Books 28th April 2022 Book Description Mobbed by the masses, lionised by the aristocracy, courted by royalty and lusted after by patrons of both sexes, the child actor William Henry West Betty was one of the most famous people in Georgian Britain. At the age of thirteen, he played leading roles, including Romeo, Macbeth… Continue reading The Young Pretender by Michael Arditti @michaelarditti @ArcadiaBooks @Maclehosepress @QuercusBooks #TheYoungPretender #MichaelArditti #TheClqrt #BookReview

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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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The Christie Affair by Nina De Gramont @NinadeGramont @MantleBooks @PublicityBooks @Midaspr #TheChristieAffair #NinaDeGramont #BookReview #TheClqrt #BookBlogg

Mantle Press 20th Jan 2021 Book Description In 1926, Agatha Christie disappeared for 11 days. Only I know the truth of her disappearance. I'm no Hercule Poirot. I'm her husband's mistress. Agatha Christie's world is one of glamourous society parties, country house weekends and growing literary fame. Nan O'Dea's world is something very different. Her… Continue reading The Christie Affair by Nina De Gramont @NinadeGramont @MantleBooks @PublicityBooks @Midaspr #TheChristieAffair #NinaDeGramont #BookReview #TheClqrt #BookBlogg