Nightingale Wood by Stella Gibbons

If you've read Cold Comfort Farm you'll be familiar with Stella Gibbons. She wrote about 25 books, of which it was her most well known work, and though forgotten for many years, she's having a bit of a revival lately. Written in 1938, Nightingale Wood is a romance set in Essex. It largely follows Viola, a …

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Winter Agent Juno #2: Kingdom Of Famine by Mike MacDee

The second book about Winter Agent Juno, this was sent to me by the author to review and share with you. When Juno is informed of the death of her estranged mother through suicide, she is compelled to head back to her home town to find out what happened and face the past. But no …

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Guest Post and Book Giveaway! Four Guys Not To Date with Author E H Nolan.

Back in December last year, I was contacted by an author who asked me to read and review her book Like A Closed Fist. I really liked the book, which is about the sexual escapades and search for love by a 24 year old girl. It's a book about romance, and how it can go …

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The Particular Sadness Of Lemon Cake by Aimee Bender

I picked this up because I really like books like Like Water For Chocolate, stories that have a hint of magic, but that are otherwise kind of about everyday life. (Magic realism is one of our favourite genres). Rose Edelstein is turning 9 when her mother makes her a beautiful lemon cake with chocolate icing. …

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