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Review: Labyrinth by Kate Mosse

It has come to my attention that as I’m growing older my reading tastes are becoming more and more varied. This diversification has lead me to pick up books in genres that I haven’t really explored before and most I’ve recently found myself growing increasingly interested in historical fiction. 403 more words

Book Reviews

Book 10 of 30 - The Taxidermist's Daughter by Kate Mosse

I’m going to admit I’m not a huge fan of Kate Mosse’s historic fiction but this story is different, and a whole lot darker too! Set in Kent in 1912, it paints a dark picture of family loyalty, protecting those you love and the effects that one decision can have throughout the rest of your life. 26 more words


Nonfiction November: Book Pairings

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Doing Dewey is organizing a fun month around nonfiction! Here is the topic for week 2, hosted by… 122 more words


Bailey's Women's Prize For Fiction

This week went off to a great start thanks to Shay’s luck! In her inbox dropped an email letting her know she’d won two tickets to the Bailey’s Women’s Prize for Fiction 20th Anniversary event at the Piccadilly Theatre in London. 770 more words


The Sex Corner Or: How One Asexual Has Got Fed Up With The Usual Romantic Tropes and Sex Scenes In Books

Well, this is a post that goes well with Asexual Awareness Week!

I’m thinking of calling one corner of my room “The Sex Corner”.

No no no! 1,136 more words


Autumn Recommendations: Historical Fiction

As an historian, it is no surprise that I love historical fiction. I love how easy it is to learn about the past and the life it gives to well known characters of our past. 1,104 more words

Book Reviews

The Taxidermist's Daughter - book review

The Taxidermist’s Daughter

by Kate Mosse

An enjoyable read, but not one to absolutely blow me away.

The story is set in a Sussex village in 1912 and features Connie Gifford, the taxidermist’s daughter. 155 more words