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Gemina | 4 star read

Title: Gemina Series: The Illuminae Files #2 Author: Amie Kaufman and Jay Kristoff Moving to a space station at the edge of the galaxy was always going to be the death of Hanna’s social life. Nobody said it might actually get her killed. The sci-fi saga that began with the breakout bestseller Illuminaecontinues on board the […]

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Illuminae | 4 star review

Title: Illuminae Series: The Illuminae Files #1 Author: Amie Kaufman and Jay Kristoff This morning, Kady thought breaking up with Ezra was the hardest thing she’d have to do. This afternoon, her planet was invaded. The year is 2575, and two rival megacorporations are at war over a planet that’s little more than an ice-covered […]

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The Mystery of the Blue Train | 4 star review

Title: The Mystery of the Blue Train Series: Hercule Poirot #1 Author: Agatha Christie A mysterious woman, a legendary cursed jewel, and a night train to the Mediterranean — ingredients for the perfect romance or the perfect crime? When the train stops, the jewel is missing, and the woman is found dead in her compartment. […]

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Dorothy Must Die | 4 star review

Title: Dorothy Must Die Series: Dorothy Must Die #1 Author: Danielle Paige I didn’t ask for any of this. I didn’t ask to be some kind of hero. But when your whole life gets swept up by a tornado – taking you with it – you have no choice but to go along, you know? […]

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Call the Midwife Book Review

Call the Midwife’ is a most extraordinary book and should be required reading of all students of midwifery, nursing, sociology and modern history. It tells of the experiences of a young trainee midwife in the East End of London in the 1950’s and is a graphic portrayal of the quite appalling conditions that the East […]

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The Big Four book review

The Big Four is the fifth book in the Poirot series, if you want to read the rest of the reviews, click here – 1, 2, 3, & 4. Framed in the doorway of Poirot’s bedroom stood an uninvited guest, coated from head to foot in dust. The man’s gaunt face stared for a moment, […]

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The Name of the Wind book review

MY NAME IS KVOTHE I have stolen princesses back from sleeping barrow kings. I burned down the town of Trebon. I have spent the night with Felurian and left with both my sanity and my life. I was expelled from the University at a younger age than most people are allowed in. I tread paths […]

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Poirot Investigates Book Review

This is the third book in the Poirot series, and although they are standalone books, you should definitely check out review one and two first! The very first collection of superb short stories featuring Hercule Poirot and Captain Hastings…First there was the mystery of the film star and the diamond! then came the ‘suicide’ that […]

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Tower of Dawn Book Review

This book review of Tower of Dawn may contain spoilers for the series, and you should probably avoid this review if you haven’t read the other books! I have written a review for Empire of Storms if you’re interested! In the next installment of the New York Times bestselling Throne of Glass series, follow Chaol on his sweeping […]

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Murder on the Links Book Review

Murder on the Links is the second book in the Poirot series so go check out my book review for The Mysterious Affair at Styles first! On a French golf course, a millionaire is found stabbed in the back… An urgent cry for help brings Poirot to France. But he arrives too late to save […]

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