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Caravan by Adam De Collibus

Rating: 5/5 stars Publication Date: 18th July 2019 Page Count: 256 pages Genre: Historical Caravan 'Abney seems a quiet soul; rootless...' Adam De Collibus has a real skill, often absent in today's historical fiction books*, for crafting detail-oriented scenes without overwhelming a reader. The two dimensional easily becomes three - character's actions are easy to… Continue reading Caravan by Adam De Collibus

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Is Book Blogging really that Hard? (The Big Q! #2)

Is Book Blogging really that Hard? Earlier this year, Vulture declared that indie book blogging was a thing of the past. Dead. Buried. Six-feet under. You see, at the time of writing, The Millions (a site that retained "indie credibility" in spite of its success) has been acquired by Publishers Weekly. The article itself brought… Continue reading Is Book Blogging really that Hard? (The Big Q! #2)

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The Folio Book of Ghost Stories (Part II)

Rating: 5/5 stars Publication Date: December 2015 Page Count: 296 pages Genre: Horror / Mystery / Supernatural Hey guys, and welcome back to The Book Reviewer! As promised, here is Part II of my Folio Ghost Stories series. Released in 2015, The Folio Book of Ghost Stories contains 19 stories, including works by E. F.… Continue reading The Folio Book of Ghost Stories (Part II)

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The Other Life of Charlotte Evans by Louisa George

'Life is rosy for dance studio owner Charlotte Evans, who is about to marry beloved fiancé, Ben. But when Ben finds a lump in Charlotte’s breast, it sends her on a journey of self-discovery which she knows she must do alone. Charlotte is adopted, and she suddenly, desperately, needs to know who she is and… Continue reading The Other Life of Charlotte Evans by Louisa George

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Why is Harry Potter so Successful? (The Big Q! #1)

Harry Potter: a series that shook children's literature, forever. Tomorrow marks the 22nd anniversary of JK Rowling’s iconic Harry Potter series, and yet, for many readers, it seems as if it were only yesterday that they were introduced to the wizarding world. Since the publication of Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone in the late… Continue reading Why is Harry Potter so Successful? (The Big Q! #1)