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On the Road by Jack Kerouac

Published by Penguin Modern Classics Synopsis On the Road swings to the rhythms of 1950s underground America, jazz, sex, generosity, chill dawns and drugs, with Sal Paradise and his hero Dean Moriarty, traveller and mystic, the living epitome of Beat. … Continue reading

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2017 – A whole new year of books

Well here we are in a new year, I admit I have a lot of books to read and a lot of reviews to post, so you will be seeing a lot more content posted on the blog this year. … Continue reading

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The Glasgow Coma Scale by Neil D A Stewart

Published by Corsair 17th July 2014 Synopsis Lynne is a young woman who once dreamed of being an artist, but whose promotion to supervisor at a call-centre in Glasgow is sucking the soul out of her. When Lynne hands a … Continue reading

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The Sekhmet Bed by Libbie Hawker

Synopsis The second daughter of the Pharaoh, Ahmose has always dreamed of a quiet life as a priestess, serving Egypt’s gods, ministering to the people of the Two Lands. But when the Pharaoh dies without an heir, she is given … Continue reading

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Hex by Thomas Olde Heuvelt

Published by Hodder and Stoughton 28th April 2016 Synopsis Whoever is born here, is doomed to stay ’til death. Whoever settles, never leaves. Welcome to Black Spring, the seemingly picturesque Hudson Valley town haunted by the Black Rock Witch, a … Continue reading

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An Unremembered Grave by Abigail Padgett

This was a free Kindle download from Amazon Synopsis Danni Telfer, abandoned as a toddler, has no idea what the fading tattoo of a white rose on her left shoulder means. Nor does she want to remember the peculiar perceptions … Continue reading

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A Slip of the Keyboard: Collected non-fiction by Terry Pratchett

Synopsis Terry Pratchett has earned a place in the hearts of readers the world over with his bestselling Discworld series – but in recent years he has become equally well-known and respected as an outspoken campaigner for causes including Alzheimer’s … Continue reading

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The Garden on Sunset by Martin Turnbull

Synopsis When Marcus Adler’s father runs him out of Pennsylvania, he can think of only one place to go: 8152 Sunset Boulevard, the home of luminous silent screen star Alla Nazimova, who visited him on his sickbed when he was … Continue reading

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Clearing the shelves

The Goodread shelves that is I recently decided to tidy my Goodreads account, I had far too many shelves which were frankly unnecessary, including shelves for each year, but as I do the challenge they were redundant, I also had … Continue reading

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Kindertransport by Diane Samuels

Published by Nick Hern Books (NHB) April 1, 2000 Synposis A modern classic about one woman’s struggle to come to terms with her past. Brutally separated from her German Jewish parents and brought to England with the promise of a … Continue reading

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