Book Review: The Christmas Killer

I had high hopes for this book … so much so that I even bought a box of M&S’s most premium (and expensive) mince pies to truly immerse me in the occasion.  Well, thank goodness I forked out for the mince pies because sadly the book didn’t fill me with seasonal cheer.

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Book Review: Imposter

Imposter is the first book in a new trilogy that I’ve been wanting to read for ages. This crime thriller splits its time between a murder scene in picturesque County Mayo, and the Southmoor High Security Psychiatric Hospital in south London. I had such high hopes …

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Libraries to get lost in for #librariesweek

There are three crucial dates in the bookworm’s calendar – book week, bookshop week and libraries week. 5th – 10th October is #librariesweek (and, incidentally, the week of my #birthday 🥳 ) so I’m paying homage to the hushed and hallowed world of libraries with a montage of some of the world’s most wonderful libraries. What I wouldn’t give to lose a day or so in these stunning soul-soothers …

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National Poetry Day

Today is National Poetry Day, and I couldn’t help thinking this is the day I should finally make good on my long-overdue intention to read more poetry. I’ve learned that every year there’s a theme to the day, and this year’s theme is Vision … to see it like a poet, and to #ShareAPoem. It’s all about encouraging a love of language, which is a love shared by poets, authors and bookworms alike.

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Book Review: Traitor Games

Traitor Games is the third book in the hugely successful Novak and Mitchell spy-thriller trilogy.  Having stumbled across the books earlier this year, I count it as one of my best bookish finds of 2020 and couldn’t wait to read this latest instalment.  True to form, it was an action-packed thrill ride, and a brilliant addition to this highly addictive series.

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