“What do you do when the things that are supposed to protect you, fail you like that” A Good Girl’s Guide to Murder seemed to explode over my social media last year – and it warranted the press and publicity once I got round to reading it. Pip Fitz-Amobi’s investigation into Andie Bell’s disappearance and […]Book Review: Good Girl, Bad Blood, Holly Jackson — The Book Lovers’ Sanctuary
It has been a hell of a year, 2020! Nationally we have seen pandemics and lockdowns, panic buying and food shortages – not to mention Brexit – and we have grappled with tiers, bubbles and Zoom chic. On top of that, personally, I have said farewell to my grandmother and my stepson (barely) survived a […]2020: A Year in Books — The Book Lovers’ Sanctuary
Recently Finished: SHADOW AND BONE by Leigh BardugoI decided to read this on a whim without really knowing anything about it. Mainly because I’m very interested in reading Six of Crows by Leigh Bardugo and I have a weird thing where I like to read authors books in order, so I can see how they […]Reading Update 18/11/2020 — Parsecs & Parchment
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I had no idea what to expect out of this book because, as usual, I didn’t read anything about it before picking it up. I liked to do that with book club books because I like being surprised. Maybe I wouldn’t have been waiting for something to happen for so long if I’d known that […]Book Review: In the Distance by Hernán Díaz (2/5) — Taking On a World of Words
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Our Daily Concerns Swedish writer, Fredrik Backman’s literary career has certainly taken an upward trajectory. The phenomenal and critical success of A Man Called Ove (2013, originally published in Swedish as En man som heter Ove) has made him a household name, not just in his native Sweden but all over the world. His study […]Book Review # 206: Anxious People — The Pine-Scented Chronicles
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