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Michael Cayley and 78 other people liked *TUDOR^QUEEN*'s review of After the End:
After the End by Clare Mackintosh
"Thank you to Putnam's Sons / Penguin Publishing Group for providing an advance reader copy via Edelweiss.

The premise of this book lured me in immediately. The story takes place in England where they have the National Health Service (NHS). The pare..." Read more of this review »
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Nightingale Point by Luan Goldie
Nightingale Point
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The book starts slowly, setting the initial context - a somewhat neglected tower block in 1996, and the flawed residents who live there. And then disaster happens. The survivors have not only to come to terms with what has occurred, but also to find ...more
Michael Cayley and 2 other people liked Cathy's review of The Serpent's Mark:
The Serpent's Mark by S.W. Perry
"It was a real pleasure to be reunited with Nicholas and Bianca whom readers were introduced to in the first book in the series, The Angel's Mark (which I absolutely loved). Although there are references to events in the earlier book, The Serpent's..." Read more of this review »
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Rama the Steadfast by Vālmīki
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This is a reconstruction of an early version of the Ramayana, one of the great long poems of Indian literature. The story contains a number of standard components of major legends: the king who rashly grants a number of boons to a woman he lusts afte ...more
The Great Unexpected by Dan Mooney
"3.5 Stars

Thank you to HARLEQUIN- Trade Publishing / Park Row for providing an advance reader copy via NetGalley.

This is a story about a resident of Hilltop Nursing Home, Joel Monroe. His wife Lucey used to share the room with him, until she sudden..." Read more of this review »
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Istanbul by Bettany Hughes
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This is very much history light. Written in a very journalistic style, with lots of colourful phrases, this book has a basic chronological framework. This is, though, not strictly adhered to: there are frequent mini-digressions which fast-forward the ...more
Michael Cayley and 29 other people liked Amanda's review of Swan Song:
Swan Song by Kelleigh Greenberg-Jephcott
"The Autobiography of Truman Capote famous for being an American writer who wrote “Breakfast At Tiffany’s and “ Cold Blood”

Truman has a difficult childhood that he manages to leave behind when he becomes famous and surrounds himself with beautiful..." Read more of this review »
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The Other Half of Augusta Hope by Joanna Glen
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An unusual and moving novel with two central characters, Parfait, who was born in Burundi and longs to escape the trauma that country has endured; and Augusta, brought up in Hertfordshire, England, who is always questioning and who is a complete cont ...more
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The Brighton Guest House Girls by Lesley Eames
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A delightful book about three women who are down on their luck and join together to run a guest house, which may soon be taken away from them. Along the way there are tragicomedies of love as they make mistakes in relationships. One knows from the st ...more
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Self-Portrait with a Swarm of Bees by Jan Wagner
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Wonderful.

Jan Wagner is a virtuoso German poet who has rightly been awarded some of Germany’s top literary prizes. His range of verse forms is wide - from free verse to sonnets, haiku, sapphics... - with often a deft replacement of full rhyme with pu
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