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New Release: 'Nova' by Joanne Van Leerdam

This isn’t going to be the usual style of book review you’re accustomed to from me.  Obviously, any review I wrote for ‘Nova’ would be biased because I wrote the book. 195 more words


The Secret Place (Dublin Murder Squad #5), by Tana French

Eight stars

Tana French finds new ways to dazzle and impress me with the fifth Dublin Murder Squad novel. Readers familiar with Faithful Place will remember Holly Mackey, daughter of Frank Mackey, and Dublin Police floater Stephen Moran. 738 more words

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Let's Get Literal - Little Women by Louisa May Alcott

List Item: Read 100 of the greatest works of fiction
Progress: 34/100Title: Little Women
Author: Louisa May Alcott
Year: 1868-9
Country: USA

I hate spoilers. 671 more words

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Broken Harbour (Dublin Murder Squad #4), by Tana French

Eight stars

Tana French continues to amaze with her fourth stunning Dublin Murder Squad novel, proving that binge-reading this series was a wonderful February treat. After playing a minor role in Faithful Place, Mike ‘Scorcher’ Kennedy is able to steal the spotlight and prove readers why he is the Squad’s star detective. 782 more words

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Mystery Thriller Week Book Review: The Merlon Murders by Victoria Benchley

Set in Scotland, ‘The Merlon Murders’ is an intriguing mystery revolving around the death of a prominent local identity.  Duncan Dewar sets out to investigate the death and finds himself in a complex web of local social relationships, loyalties and interpersonal history.  151 more words


Book Review: Steve Jobs by Walter Isaacson

After a year of reading (and forgetting to finish) the monstrously comprehensive biography of Steve Jobs by Walter Isaacson, I am proud to say that last night I finally finished the book. 264 more words


Faithful Place (Dublin Murder Squad #3), by Tana French

Nine stars

Another stunning novel by Tana French has me rushing to ensure I will be able to continue my binge reading without interruption. After proving his worth as Cassie Maddox’s handler in The Likeness, Francis ‘Frank’ Mackey is given his own novel, where the reader can explore the deep and emotionally-driven aspects of the man’s life. 684 more words

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