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#AudioBookReview – The Hourglass by Tracy Rees #20BooksofSummer #BookBumBookClub #FavouriteReads #PerfectSummerRead #LoveAudio

Goodreads blurb: "2014. Sensible Nora has always taken success for granted, until suddenly her life begins to fall apart. Troubled by anxiety and nightmares, she finds herself drawn to the sweeping beaches of Tenby, a place she's only been once before. Together with a local girl she rents a beautiful townhouse and slowly begins to… Continue reading #AudioBookReview – The Hourglass by Tracy Rees #20BooksofSummer #BookBumBookClub #FavouriteReads #PerfectSummerRead #LoveAudio

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#AudiobookReview – A Tale of Two Cities by Charles Dickens narrated by Martin Jarvis

'It was the best of times, it was the worst of times'; so the recording begins and ends with some of Dickens's best-known words, and between those lines is every Briton's view of the worst excesses of the French Revolution. Set in London and Paris before and during the French Revolution, the audiobook tells the… Continue reading #AudiobookReview – A Tale of Two Cities by Charles Dickens narrated by Martin Jarvis

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2018 When Are You Reading Challenge

I've decided to join yet another reading challenge this year, the 2018 When Are You Reading Challenge hosted by Sam@Taking on a World of Words.  It involves reading a book predominantly set in twelve different time periods. Fortunately, I've already read a few books for the different eras and so have added links to my… Continue reading 2018 When Are You Reading Challenge

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#BookReview – Tangerine by Christine Mangan @LittleBrownUK #Tangerine

The last person Alice Shipley expected to see since arriving in Tangier with her new husband was Lucy Mason. After the accident at Bennington, the two friends—once inseparable room mates—haven’t spoken in over a year. But there Lucy was, trying to make things right and return to their old rhythms. Perhaps Alice should be happy.… Continue reading #BookReview – Tangerine by Christine Mangan @LittleBrownUK #Tangerine

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Update – #2018HistFicReadingChallenge

At the end of last year I posted that I was going to  join in with this year's Historical Reading Challenge as hosted by Passages to the Past. I decided I'd aim for 15 books this year in the hope that I'd read more than that. As we're heading into the second quarter of the… Continue reading Update – #2018HistFicReadingChallenge

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#BookReview – Time and Time Again by Ben Elton

It’s the 1st of June 1914 and Hugh Stanton, ex-soldier and celebrated adventurer is quite literally the loneliest man on earth. No one he has ever known or loved has been born yet. Perhaps now they never will be. Stanton knows that a great and terrible war is coming. A collective suicidal madness that will… Continue reading #BookReview – Time and Time Again by Ben Elton

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#BookReview – The Flower Seller by Linda Finlay #BlogTour #FlowerSeller @HQStories

Welcome to my stop on the blog tour for The Flower Seller by Linda Finlay A charming and evocative tale of family and fortune from the queen of West Country saga, Linda Finlay. Isabella Carrington has been brought up in a life of privilege in London. Her life seems perfect, until her father suddenly announces… Continue reading #BookReview – The Flower Seller by Linda Finlay #BlogTour #FlowerSeller @HQStories