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An Unsuitable Woman

by Kat Gordon I enjoy reading historical fiction especially when it's in regards to the British Empire and the lives of the colonialists. Whether it's set in India, Africa etc. If you enjoy books by Dinah Jefferies, Marius Gabriel and Janet Trotter MacLeod, then this book is definitely for you and should be added to… Continue reading An Unsuitable Woman

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The Beekeeper of Aleppo

by Christy Lefteri This is a really good book and I would put it in the category alongside Khaled Hossenin's "A Thousand Splendid Suns", and Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie's "Half of A Yellow Sun". This story is about Nuri and his wife Afra, who find them themselves seeking asylum in the UK, but before then we… Continue reading The Beekeeper of Aleppo

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The Glittering Hour

By Iona Grey What a great book this is. I found it very hard to put down, but the closer I got to the end of the book I started to slow my reading pace as I just didn't want it to end! The story flits between the Roaring 20's and the 1930's. Where the… Continue reading The Glittering Hour

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Yesterday’s World Book Day

Yesterday was World Book Day, and looking back at it today it’s made me wonder have there been any books that stayed with you for a long time after reading them? For me the two most memorable books are: The State of ME by Nasim Marie Jafrey and Wild Swans: Three Daughters of China by… Continue reading Yesterday’s World Book Day