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The Man who Rained - Ali Shaw

The cover of this set the tone nicely – is a nice “chick lit” with a fable woven beneath it. Elsa is taking the normal “running away” approach to life, and settles  in a small town. 103 more words

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The Trees by Ali Shaw

There is no warning. No chance to prepare. The trees arrive in the night: thundering up through the ground, transforming streets and towns into shadowy forest. 353 more words


October Round-Up – The Books I Read In October 2016

In October I read nine books, seven of which are listed below, the other two are for forthcoming blog tours so reviews are coming soon! 918 more words

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The Trees by Ali Shaw

My book club read for October was The Trees, the latest novel by Ali Shaw, author of the Desmond Elliott Prize winning The Girl With Glass Feet… 480 more words

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Book Review: The Trees by Ali Shaw

I’m not sure that I would have finished The Trees, except that it was loaned to me by an acquaintance and I didn’t want to seem like someone who doesn’t finish books. 421 more words

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Ancient Forests

Title: The Trees by Ali ShawPublisher: Bloomsbury 2016 496pp

Genre: fantasy, dystopian, fiction, English literature,

4.5+ stars


Ali Shaw graduated from Lancaster University with a degree in English literature. 482 more words

Reviews By Helen McIver

Foxes and Watches

After a stroll around my local waterstones and a bite of my favourite breakfast (avocados on toast with pine nuts and chilli oil, YUM!) I decided on two new books to add to my reading list. 147 more words