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Written in Dead Wax (The Vinyl Detective #1)

By Andrew Cartmel

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I’d been looking forward to this book for a while. It was highly rated and based around a love of vinyl which instantly made it appealing to me. 122 more words

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The Last Witness

By Denzil Meyrick

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Second in the series and another great read (actually listen – I have the audiobook). I’m really enjoying the development of these characters and the fantastic setting. 116 more words

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Review: Historic House Museums in the US and UK by Linda Young (2017)

Historic House Museums in the United States and the United Kingdom: A History by Linda Young. Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield, 2017. v + 299 pp.; bibliography, index; clothbound, $85.00; eBook, $80.00. 930 more words

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The Lazarus Prophecy

By F G Cottam

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This book really caught me off guard. I chose it on the basis of it seeming to be a crime procedural kind of plot with slightly sinister overtones. 185 more words

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Kingmaker: Divided Souls

By Toby Clements

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This was the second book of this series that I’ve read. Once again I found it a very enjoyable read. The characters and plot are interesting enough but what really stands out for me in these books is the historical accuracy and attention to detail that the writer pays to the everyday matters of 15th century life. 65 more words

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Station Eleven

by Emily St John Mandel

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“I’ve been thinking lately about immortality. What it means to be remembered, what I want to be remembered for, certain questions concerning memory and fame.

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🎥 The Light Between Oceans ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️

“I can forgive and forget… it is so much less exhausting. You only have to forgive once. To resent, you have to do it all day, every day.

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