Book Review

Book Review: The Parasites, by Daphne du Marier (1949)

My first du Maurier novel of 2019 and it was a great pick. Find out why I think The Parasites is an underrated gem!

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Book Review: The Death of Mrs Westaway, by Ruth Ware (2018)

Today's review is for The Death of Mrs Westaway, by Ruth Ware. Read my thoughts on this chilling novel here!

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Her Name Was Rose, by Claire Allan (2018)

This psychological thriller is a compelling read, a remarkable debut to the genre by Claire Allan. When a young woman is hit by a speeding car, a community is left in stunned grief. But one onlooker takes more of an interest in the young woman’s death - and life - than anyone, and soon finds herself overwhelmed by what she discovers.

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Mid-point: 2018 reading

In today's post, I summarise my reading during the first six months of 2018 and share my top 5 books of the year so far!nths of 2018 and share my top 5 books of the year so far!

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Born on this day: Daphne du Maurier

Born on this day, 1907: Daphne du Maurier. "But luxury has never appealed to me, I like simple things, books, being alone, or with somebody who understands." Talk about a writer after a reader's heart! It's probably clear by now that du Maurier is my favourite author. There's so much I'm enthralled by in her… Continue reading Born on this day: Daphne du Maurier

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Female voices – Vote100

It's been 100 years since the 1918 Representation of the People Act became law in the UK. For the first time, a woman could cast a vote in an election. But only if she met certain conditions - she had to be over 30 years old, have a considerable income, property, or a degree. It… Continue reading Female voices – Vote100