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British Books Challenge 2015!

Ever since I started blogging, I’ve seen things on lots of blogs centred around the British Books Challenge. The aim is to read twelve books by British authors over one year; A goal I hope is achievable next year, as I’m always on the lookout for more great UKYA, and it’ll be a great new challenge to try. 390 more words

Book Review: You Against Me by Jenny Downham

You Against Me

By Jenny Downham

My Rating: 4 Stars

This is one of those books that looks so unassuming.  You’d never guess what a treasure it is.   807 more words


Novel Destinations: Literary Landmarks from Jane Austen's Bath to Ernest Hemingway's Key West by Shannon McKenna Schmidt and Joni Rendon

Don’t leave home without this book!  It includes descriptions of author’s houses and museums in the United States and abroad, literary festivals and tours, as well as literary places to lodge, dine and drink.  83 more words


100 Books by 40: GUARDS! GUARDS!

The book: Guards! Guards!
Author: Terry Pratchett
Published: 1989

This is my second Terry Pratchett read. When someone asked me to describe the author’s books, I suggested science fiction with a British sense of humor. 365 more words


A Look at the Novels of Bronte and Dickens

Charlotte Bronte and Charles Dickens were contemporary’s. That means that they both lived during the same time period. Dickens was born in February 1812  and lived until June 1870. 901 more words

Classic Books

The Orange Moon Affair (a Thomas Gunn Thriller) by AFN Clarke

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Thomas Gunn (ex-Special Forces) and his partner Julie are running for their lives. 761 more words