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Blog Tour: Photographing Kate by Elle Sweet // Review

She’d found that hard work was a great way to temporarily forget that you had problems.” Genre: Romance Published: July 15th, 2020 (digital format) Rate: 3.5 ⭐⭐⭐ Book Blurb After Kate’s husband of over twenty years is sentenced for embezzling and fraud, she loses everything and needs to start over. She decides to visit Moonshire… Continue reading Blog Tour: Photographing Kate by Elle Sweet // Review

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Review: The Thing Around Your Neck by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

"In her life, her childhood, you snatched the food up, whatever it was, and ate it." Genre:  Fiction, short story Pages: 218 Published: 1st September, 2009 Rate: 3.5  Goodreads Synopsis The stories in this collection from Orange-Prize winner Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie straddle the cultures of Nigeria and the West. Her characters battle with the responsibilities… Continue reading Review: The Thing Around Your Neck by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

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Blog Tour: Crossing In Time by DL Orton // Review

"Oh, come on. Drama is just life with the dull bits cut out." Genre: Fantasy Pages: 412 Published: 7th April, 2015 Rate: 4 ⭐⭐⭐⭐ Goodreads Synopsis The past isn't over, it's an opening. The future isn't hidden, it's a trap. If she ever wants to see him again, she'll have to take the risk. Fall… Continue reading Blog Tour: Crossing In Time by DL Orton // Review

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Review: Love In The Time Of Cholera by Gabriel García Márquez

“I’ll have plenty of time to rest when I die, but this eventuality is not yet part of my plans.” Genre: Fiction Pages: 348 Rate: 4🌟🌟🌟🌟 Published: 1985 Goodreads Synopsis In their youth, Florentino Ariza and Fermina Daza fall passionately in love. When Fermina eventually chooses to marry a wealthy, well-born doctor, Florentino is heartbroken,… Continue reading Review: Love In The Time Of Cholera by Gabriel García Márquez

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Middlesex by Jeffrey Eugenides ft LynnAnne, Pi and Michelle

"...to be happy you have to find variety in repetition; that to go forward you have to come back where you began." Genre: Fiction Pages: 529 Published: September 4, 2002 Rate: 3.5 ⭐⭐⭐ Goodreads Synopsis Middlesex tells the breathtaking story of Calliope Stephanides, and three generations of the Greek-American Stephanides family, who travel from a… Continue reading Middlesex by Jeffrey Eugenides ft LynnAnne, Pi and Michelle

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Review: Chocolat by Joanne Harris

"I sell dreams, small comforts, sweet harmless temptations to bring down a multitude of saints crash-crash-crashing among the hazels & nougatines..." Genre: Fiction Pages: 306 Published: March 4, 199 Rate: 3.5 ⭐⭐⭐ Goodreads Synopsis A timeless novel of a straitlaced village's awakening to joy and sensuality - every page offers a description of chocolate to… Continue reading Review: Chocolat by Joanne Harris

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Review: State Of Wonder by Ann Patchett

"One must not be shy where language is concerned." Genre: Fiction Pages: 353 Published: May 3, 2011 Rate: 3.5 ⭐⭐⭐ Goodreads Synopsis In a narrative replete with poison arrows, devouring snakes, scientific miracles, and spiritual transformations, "State of Wonder" presents a world of stunning surprise and danger, rich in emotional resonance and moral complexity. As… Continue reading Review: State Of Wonder by Ann Patchett

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Review: Commonwealth by Ann Patchett

"It didn't matter how many people were in the house. You didn't leave the goddamn door." Genre: Fiction Pages: 322 Published: September 13, 2016 Rate: 3 ⭐⭐⭐ Goodreads Synopsis The acclaimed, bestselling author—winner of the PEN/Faulkner Award and the Orange Prize—tells the enthralling story of how an unexpected romantic encounter irrevocably changes two families’ lives.… Continue reading Review: Commonwealth by Ann Patchett

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Review: Bel Canto by Ann Patchett

"It makes you wonder. All the brilliant things we might have done with our lives if only we suspected we knew how." Genre: Fiction Pages: 352 Published: May 22, 2001 Rate: 4.5 ⭐⭐⭐⭐ Goodreads Synopsis In an unnamed South American country, a world-renowned soprano sings at a birthday party in honor of a visiting Japanese… Continue reading Review: Bel Canto by Ann Patchett