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#BookReview – Periods Gone Public: Taking a Stand for Menstrual Equity by Jennifer Weiss-Wolf

The first book to explore menstruation in the current cultural and political landscape and to investigate the new wave of period activism taking the world by storm. After centuries of being shrouded in taboo and superstition, periods have gone mainstream. Seemingly overnight, a new, high-profile movement has emerged—one dedicated to bold activism, creative product innovation,… Continue reading #BookReview – Periods Gone Public: Taking a Stand for Menstrual Equity by Jennifer Weiss-Wolf

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#BookReview The Little Cafe in Copenhagen by Julie Caplin

Welcome to the little cafe in Copenhagen where the smell of cinnamon fills the air and the hot chocolate is as smooth as silk. Publicist Kate Sinclair’s life in London is everything she thought she wanted: success, glamour and a charming boyfriend. Until that boyfriend goes behind her back and snatches a much sought-after promotion… Continue reading #BookReview The Little Cafe in Copenhagen by Julie Caplin

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#BookReview Bowie: The Illustrated Story by Pat Gilbert

David Bowie released an incredible 27 studio albums, beginning with his eponymous 1967 debut and ending with Blackstar, released just two days before his death in January 2016. Widely regarded as one of the most influential musicians and performers of the previous five decades, Bowie demolished what were thought to be the limitations of stagecraft… Continue reading #BookReview Bowie: The Illustrated Story by Pat Gilbert

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My 5 Most Popular Book Reviews of 2017

I was inspired by Drew @The Tattooed Book Geek when I saw his post revealing his most popular reviews this year. Thanks Drew for pointing me in the right direction so I could to find the stats to post this. 🙂 Thanks to everyone who keeps up with my blog, it's really appreciated. 🙂  … Continue reading My 5 Most Popular Book Reviews of 2017

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My Favourite Audiobooks 2017

I was so glad to that see Jo at mychestnutreadingtree posted her favourite audiobooks for 2017, as I'd been meaning to post my own list for this year. I've listened to some wonderful books this year, a mixture of historical, contemporary and YA fiction. I've found some new favourite authors and narrators. The Wedding Diary… Continue reading My Favourite Audiobooks 2017

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Top Ten Tuesday – Top Ten Favourite Books of 2017

Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly meme hosted by The Broke and the Bookish. The topic this week is: Top Ten Favourite Books of 2017 This is going to be very hard as I've rated nearly 30 books as 5 star reads on Goodreads this year. I've chosen these particular books for the way they made me feel as… Continue reading Top Ten Tuesday – Top Ten Favourite Books of 2017

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#SolitaireBlogTour #Review of Solitaire by Jane Thynne @janethynne

I'm thrilled to be taking part in #SolitaireBlogTour and acting as a host today with my review. About The Book June 1940: Nightly blackouts suffocate Berlin. Then France falls and a shadow descends across Western Europe now under German occupation. A shadow has fallen over Clara Vine’s own life, too. She is an Anglo-German woman… Continue reading #SolitaireBlogTour #Review of Solitaire by Jane Thynne @janethynne