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The Miniaturist
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Louise rated a book 5 of 5 stars
Beastkeeper by Cat Hellisen
Beastkeeper
by Cat Hellisen (Goodreads Author)
read in April, 2015
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Loved it! Cat Hellisen really needs to be more widely recognised as her writing just sweeps you away to other worlds. Intriguing and intellegent. Also, who doesn't love The Beauty and the Beast? I would highly recommend it.
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The Miniaturist by Kunal Basu
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The Wonder Weeks. How to Stimulate Your Baby's Mental Develop... by Hetty van de Rijt
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Dragons at Crumbling Castle by Terry Pratchett
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Zoo City by Lauren Beukes
Zoo City
by Lauren Beukes (Goodreads Author)
read in May, 2015
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I really wanted to love this book. I publish very similar books (South African, set in Joburg, gritty, SFF) and really want all similar books to do well. I am really happy that a South African author is doing this well and therefore, I hope she just ...more
Louise rated a book 4 of 5 stars
Blue Lily, Lily Blue by Maggie Stiefvater
Blue Lily, Lily Blue (The Raven Cycle, #3)
by Maggie Stiefvater (Goodreads Author)
read in April, 2015
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I can't wait for the next one! This quite off-beat series has really gripped me. The characters are real, funny and flawed. The grown ups get in on the action and aren't just flat background characters. I just want the next one to cme out already.
Louise rated a book 2 of 5 stars
The Buried Giant by Kazuo Ishiguro
The Buried Giant
by Kazuo Ishiguro
read in April, 2015
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I have to say, I was quite disappointed in this book. I'm not quite sure what the point was. I loved Never Let Me Go. And I kept reading, hoping that there would be a major twist, a reason, but it just didn't come. Thetime is is set in is dealt with ...more
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Nora Webster by Colm Tóibín
Nora Webster
by Colm Tóibín
read in February, 2015
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My husband is from the small town this book is set in. It is wonderful recognising the spots and visualising the setting. However, the book just doesn't seem to come to a real climax. There is constantly this sense of foreboding, but it kind of just ...more
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The Folds by Mico Pisanti
The Folds: Blink
by Mico Pisanti (Goodreads Author)
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