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July is Modern Gothic Month!

I’m a winter gal. This hot summer weather, it just makes me uncomfortable (i.e. sweaty). It’s time to inject some gloom and doom, some chills and thrills, right into the heart of those humid beach days. 284 more words


Results of "What Should I Read Next?" poll

Thanks to everyone who voted in my “What Should I Read Next?” poll! I have a ton of great books to read but I wanted to see what readers want reviewed, or what they think I should read most. 77 more words


Book Review: La Sombra del Viento by Carlos Ruiz Zafon

For anyone who follows my WWW Wednesday posts, you know how long I’ve been reading La Sombra del Viento. It’s been a journey through this epic Spanish story and I’m glad to have read it in the original language. 1,090 more words


BookADay UK : From Beginnings to Ends

Prepare for Waffle! Book A Day UK Challenge

Disclaimer: So many of these questions were answered by a) Harry Potter, b) crime fiction, and c) literary classics,  d) fantasy and e) young adult… I’ve decided I’m splitting those off into their own little subsects. 1,915 more words


The One...

I found the one in April 2010. The one book, the forever book, that opened up an endless world of fictional dreams and possibilities. A brief encounter in a local bookshop and… 124 more words


Book Review: The Shadow of the Wind

Ever since my visit to Barcelona in October 2013 I’ve been transfixed by it.  It’s one of the few cities in the world which encompasses modernity and bohemian culture whilst also being steeped in history.  602 more words


A thriller booklovers can fall in love with

This week I took a break from the Baileys Women’s Prize for Fiction shortlist to read a book that just showed up in my mailbox at home.  248 more words

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