Book reviews, The Eclectic Reader Challenge

Book Review: The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society by Mary Ann Shaffer and Annie Burrows

 Mary Ann Shaffer and Annie Barrows- The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society  Format- Paperback  Source- Self-purchase  Synopsis: January 1946: London is emerging from the shadow of the Second World War, and writer Juliet Ashton is looking for her next book subject. Who could imagine that she would find it in a letter from… Continue reading Book Review: The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society by Mary Ann Shaffer and Annie Burrows

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Book reviews, The Eclectic Reader Challenge

Book Review: Kind of Cruel by Sophie Hannah

 Sophie Hannah- Kind of Cruel  Format- Paperback  Source- Review copy  Publication date- 14th Feb, 2012  Publisher- Hodder & Stoughton  Synopsis: When Amber Hewerdine consults a hypnotherapist as a last resort, she doesn't expect that anything much will change. She doesn't expect it to help with her chronic insomnia ... or to hear herself, under hypnosis, saying… Continue reading Book Review: Kind of Cruel by Sophie Hannah

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Book Review: Exclusively Yours by Shannon Stacey

 Shannon Stacey- Exclusively Yours (Kowalski Family #1)  Format- ebook  Source- Review copy  Publisher- Netgalley/ Harlequin Synopsis: When Keri Daniels’ editor finds out she has previous carnal knowledge of reclusive bestselling author Joe Kowalski, she gives Keri a choice: get an interview or get a new job. Joe’s never forgotten the first girl to break his heart,… Continue reading Book Review: Exclusively Yours by Shannon Stacey

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Aussie Book Review: Farewell to Lancashire by Anna Jacobs

Anna Jacobs- Farewell to Lancashire (#1, Swan River Colony series) Format- Paperback Source- Self-purchase Synopsis: Cassandra Blake has raised her three motherless sisters. The girls are the pride of their book-loving, impractical father, and not in a hurry to marry. Then the American Civil War cuts off supplies of cotton to Lancashire, the mills fall… Continue reading Aussie Book Review: Farewell to Lancashire by Anna Jacobs

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Aussie Book Review: Abandoned Women: Scottish Convicts Exiled Beyond the Seas (non-fiction)

 Lucy Frost- Abandoned Women: Scottish Convicts Exiled Beyond the Seas  Format- Paperback  Source- Review copy  Publisher- Allen & Unwin  Synopsis: From  the crowded tenements of Edinburgh to the Female Factory nestling in the shadow of Mt Wellington, dozens of Scottish women convicts were exiled to Van Diemen's Land with their young children. This is a… Continue reading Aussie Book Review: Abandoned Women: Scottish Convicts Exiled Beyond the Seas (non-fiction)

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The Eclectic Reader Challenge 2012

 The Eclectic Reader Challenge 2012 is hosted by the lovely Shelleyrae over @ Book'd Out. I'm an avid follower of her blog and can thank her for opening my eyes to many different books and genres that I haven't read before. Thank you for introducing me to the humour-crime genre- I love Janet Evanovich and Marianne… Continue reading The Eclectic Reader Challenge 2012