Monthly Archives: September 2016

Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children by Ransom Riggs

Synopsis A mysterious island. An abandoned orphanage. A strange collection of curious photographs. A horrific family tragedy sets sixteen-year-old Jacob journeying to a remote island off the coast of Wales, where he discovers the crumbling ruins of Miss Peregrine‚Äôs Home … Continue reading

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A Game of Thrones by George R R Martin

Synopsis Summers span decades. Winter can last a lifetime. And the struggle for the Iron Throne has begun. As Warden of the north, Lord Eddard Stark counts it a curse when King Robert bestows on him the office of the … Continue reading

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A girl called Pearl by Michelle Morgan

Synopsis Set in Los Angeles during the period of the Great Depression, A Girl Called Pearl tells the story of Pearl Parker, a young child growing up in the foster system. Through years of living with her beloved ‘Aunt’ Thelma, … Continue reading

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The Graces by Laure Eve

Published by Faber and Faber 30th August 2016 Synopsis Everyone said the Graces were witches. They moved through the corridors like sleek fish, ripples in their wake. Stares followed their backs and their hair. They had friends, but they were … Continue reading

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Book buying ban!!!

I have to stop buying books, I have around 580 on my TBR, to be fair the majority of them are on my Kindle, but the stack of unread books in my room is threatening to squash me flat. my … Continue reading

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Tamzin Clarke v Jack the Ripper by Lauren Stock

Dragon Girl Press 19th Jan 2016 Synopsis Tamzin Clarke’s life seems to be falling into place. She has Jimmy, her musician boyfriend, and a solid group of friends. She’s been taking dance class for ten years, and has been promoted … Continue reading

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