Good morning and welcome to my weekly round up inspired by Novels and Nonfiction. Grab yourself a cosy spot and a hot drink and have a browse at all the lovely links I have for you this week.

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This Week’s Reviews

BRMaycock’s Book Blog – The Hunting Party
Babbage and Sweetcorn – Villa of Sun and Secrets
Over The Rainbow Book Blog – We Were Sisters
The Belgian Reviewer – Endgame & Twisted
Rather Too Fond of Books – Head Shot
Jennifer~Tar Heel Reader – America for Beginners & The Chelsea Girls
Chocolate ‘n’ Waffles – The School Run
Zooloo’s Book Diary – Who’s That Girl & Careless Whisper & Blind Date
Sarah’s Vignettes – Ask Again, Yes 
Chat About Books – The Moor
Carla Loves To Read – The Diplomat’s Wife & The Peacock Summer & Beneath the Tamarind Tree: Story of Courage, Family and the Lost Schoolgirls of Boko Haram
Art and Soul – The Perfect Wife
Dressed To Read – Keeping Lucy
Beverley Has Read – The Family Upstairs & Sweet Sorrow
What Cathy Read Next – Untitled: The Real Wallis Simpson
Emma’s Bookish Corner – ‘War Doctor’
Not-so-modern-girl – The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie
Rae Reads – The Desires of Lady Elise & Then She Was Gone
HayleyReviews10 – The Turn of the Key
Blue Mood Cafe – The Eight Sister
Audio Killed The Bookmark – TH1RT3EN
Me and My Books – Before the Rains & Meet Me In Monaco
Swirl and Thread – The Most Difficult Thing & Filter This
Bookidote – The Gutter Prayer
Dee’s Rad Reads and Reviews – The Arrangement
Cover to Cover – Shadows of the Short Days
FromBelgiumWithBookLove – Death Comes to Dartmoor
N S Ford – The Orchid Thief
Books and Me! – The Warehouse & Zippy and Me
Reading Ladies – The Book Woman of Troublesome Creek
The Average Reader – Mudlarking 
Fictionophile – Ride the Stranger
Jo’s Book Blog – Do No Feed the Bear

Posts from across the book blogging community

bibliobeth – Beth and Chrissi Do Kid Lit – July Read – The Dreamsnatcher
N S Ford – Pumpkins, Portals and Polar Bears: Fictional Transport Again
Susanlovesbooks – Sunday Bookish Love
Chat About Books – Holiday Reading
BookerTalk – Reasons to Justify Your Passion for Reading
From First Page to Last – Under the Reader’s Radar – Celebrating the Quiet Novel
Ally Writes Things – Tagging Tuesday: Get To Know the Blogger
The Belgian Reviewer – New BFF: Zooloo’s Book Diary
Fictionophile – Wednesday’s Word = HOTEL
Linda’s Book Bag – Getting Creative with Alison Bruce & The Times and Sunday Times 70th Anniversary Cheltenham Literature Festival
Jill’s Book Cafe – Five on Friday with Sue Featherstone
damppebbles – R3COMM3ND3D2018 with Bookblogger Norrie 
Beverley Has Read – Desert Island Books with Linda Hill
Bookidote – Why Hype is Overrated and Unpopular Opinions Are Not that Unpopular
The book review cafe – Coming Soon New Feature on the book review cafe

On the Blog

On Monday I shared my review of The Willow Woman by Laurence Westwood and on Tuesday I took part in the Top Tuesday meme. On Wednesday I joined in with the Shelf Control and WWW Wednesdays! memes. On Thursday I shared my review of Rosemary’s Baby by Ira Levin and on Friday I I shared my audiobook review of Shelter by Sarah Franklin and I joined in with Meggy’s Happy Friday! #ThePostivityWave meme. On Saturday I shared my usual Stacking The Shelves post.

Other Links

Eco Business – Do Filipinos Dream of Electric Jeepneys?
Writing, Work and Wine with Nikki Moore – Overcoming Writer’s Block
The Guardian – Germans Kept Up at Night by Noisy Igelsex (That’s Hedgehog coupling), Hey Google, Lend Me A Tenner? NatWest Trials Voice Banking & British Explorer First Person to Complete 4k Mile Yangtze Trek & David Bowie’s Festival Bandstand Get’s Grade II Listing
The New Scientist – Summer of Science: 10 Great Books and Podcasts for the Holidays 
Bookstr – Turn Your Text Messages Into A Beautiful Book
BBC – I Turned Drawing Doodles into a Career & German Finger Wrestling in Bavaria 

Thanks for reading and have a lovely Sunday 😀