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Circe by Madeline Miller | Book Review

When I was born, the name for what I was did not exist. I have grown up reading and listening to mythological tales. Hindu mythology to be precise, but mythology has had a huge part to play in my childhood. Greek mythology was something I had very little knowledge of. I knew nothing apart from… Continue reading Circe by Madeline Miller | Book Review

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The Winter Riddle by Sam Hooker | Book Review

PUBLISHING DATE: 1st November 2018 PUBLISHER: Black Spot Books ISBN: 9781732400702 This was definitely a pleasantly unusual read, combining Vikings, Santa, magic, necromancy, Loki, Norse gods, insane royalty, Frost Giants and caught between them, a reluctant witch who just wants to be left alone. Volgha, the Winter Witch has never had anything in common with… Continue reading The Winter Riddle by Sam Hooker | Book Review

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The Library Book by Susan Orlean | Book Review

PUBLISHING DATE: 16th October 2018 PUBLISHER: Simon Schuster ISBN: 1476740186 On 29th April 1986, a disastrous fire broke out in the Los Angeles Public Library, reducing four hundred thousand books to ash and destroying another seven hundred thousand. This fire, that burned for around seven hours, brings chills down any book lover's spine. I admit,… Continue reading The Library Book by Susan Orlean | Book Review

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Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine by Gail Honeyman | Book Review

PUBLISHING DATE: 9th May 2017 PUBLISHER: Viking - Pamela Dorman Books ISBN: 0735220689 Sometimes you hear so much praise for a book, that you are scared if it'll live up to the high expectations. Well, I'm happy to announce that this book is as good as they say it is. Eleanor Oliphant is completely fine.… Continue reading Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine by Gail Honeyman | Book Review