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Blood and Steam by Jamie Sedgwick

When I first finished The Tinker’s War I was so looking forward to Blood and Steam, to reading more about Breeze’s adventures, to finding out how they would defeat the Vangars. 322 more words

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The Tinker's War by Jamie Sedgwick

I first read this (or half of it at least) last year after reading the first in the series, The Tinkerer’s Daughter. After all the action packed into the first book I found this one tiring to read and after a while forgot all about it. 244 more words

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The Mime Order by Samantha Shannon

I’ve been looking forward to this book since I finished reading The Bone Season in, something like May/June last year and while the build up was slower in this one than… 308 more words

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Thoughts: Fifty Shades of Grey


I went to watch the much anticipated Fifty Shades of Grey last night. I wasn’t walking in expecting too much because I had heard that it didn’t live up to the hype surrounding it and read reviews of general disappointment. 404 more words


The Namesake: A Novel

A while ago I finished reading The Namesake:  A Novel by Jhumpa Lahiri.  It’s taken me a while to get back to the old blog, but here I am.   924 more words


Book Review - Scarlet

Scarlet by A.C. Gaughen

My rating: 4 of 5 stars

(There shall be no spoilers within my reviews)

Do you like strong female leads that are tom boyish in nature? 329 more words


Book Review - North and South

North and South by Elizabeth Gaskell

My rating: 5 of 5 stars

If you are wondering if you should give this book a read I say you should read no further in this review and jump to it, I gave it a 5 out of 5 and still believe it to be a lacking rating for this novel. 274 more words