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Recommendations: 10 Books Perfect for Autumn!

Autumn is a lush time of year! It's my birthday season, I can wear big cosy jumpers, and the trees turn golden and red. Gorgeous! What better pairing to these things than settling down with a good book? Here are my top 10 recommendations for books perfect for this time of year! 1. Starve Acre… Continue reading Recommendations: 10 Books Perfect for Autumn!

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Book Review: The Wine of Angels

Title: The Wine of Angels Author: Phil Rickman Genre: Crime mystery Published: 1998 Publisher: Macmillan Format: ebook (Kindle) (bought) My rating: 4/5 About the book:(From Goodreads) The new vicar had never wanted a picture-postcard parish—or a huge and haunted vicarage. Nor had she wanted to walk into a dispute over a controversial play about a… Continue reading Book Review: The Wine of Angels

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Book Review: The Woman in the White Kimono

Title: The Woman in the White Kimono Author: Ana Johns Genre: Historical fiction Date of publication: May 28th 2019 Publisher: Legend Press Format: ebook (Kindle) (bought) My rating: 5/5 🌟 About the book:(From Goodreads) Japan, 1957. Seventeen-year-old Naoko Nakamura’s prearranged marriage to the son of her father’s business associate would secure her family’s status in… Continue reading Book Review: The Woman in the White Kimono

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Book Review: Bone China

Title: Bone China Author: Laura Purcell Genre: Gothic Historical Fiction To be published: 19th September 2019 (tomorrow!) Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing Format: ebook (Kindle) My rating: 5/5 🌟Note: Thank you to the publisher and Net Galley for allowing me to read this book ahead of its publication in exchange for an honest review! About the book:(From… Continue reading Book Review: Bone China

Environment, Travel, Vietnam

HaLong Bay: A Rubbish Truth

A common Bucket List Item, and certainly one of mine, Ha Long Bay is world renowned, and an extremely popular destination in northern Vietnam. I happily visited last year with a group of friends, and was utterly astonished. The photos definitely don’t lie - it’s gorgeous! Limestone karsts tower above the sapphire blue waters. Tiny… Continue reading HaLong Bay: A Rubbish Truth

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Book Review: Sleeper’s Castle

Title: Sleeper’s Castle Author: Barbara Erskine Genre: Historical fiction Published: June 2016 Publisher: Harper Collins Format: ebook (Kindle) (bought) My rating: 5/5 🌟 About the book:(From Goodreads) Two women, centuries apart. One endless nightmare tearing Wales apart – and only they can stop it. Hay-On-Wye, 1400 – War is brewing in the Welsh borders, Catrin… Continue reading Book Review: Sleeper’s Castle