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Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell -What Would It Be Like If England Had Magic?

Book Review : Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell By Susanna Clarke Spoiler Alert! Summary Two magicians shall appear in England. The first shall fear me; the second shall long to behold me… The year is 1806. England is beleaguered by the long … Continue reading

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Date Night On Union Station – The Perils Of Dating Aliens or Where Is A Good Man When You Need Him?

Book Review : Date Night On Union Station EarthCent Ambassador #1 e-book By E. M. Foner Spoiler Alert! Summary Kelly Frank is EarthCent’s top diplomat on Union Station, but her job description has always been a bit vague. When she receives a … Continue reading

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The Reading Promise – How To Create A Bridge With Your Child

Book Review : The Reading Promise My Father and the Books We Shared By Alice Ozma Spoiler Alert! Summary When Alice Ozma was in 4th grade, she and her father decided to see if he could read aloud to her for 100 … Continue reading

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A Gentleman In Moscow – How Can One Live In A Hotel And Keep One’s Sanity? or, A View Of A Different Era and Place

Book Review : A Gentleman In Moscow By Amor Towles Spoiler Alert! Summary A Gentleman in Moscow immerses us in another elegantly drawn era with the story of Count Alexander Rostov. When, in 1922, he is deemed an unrepentant aristocrat by a Bolshevik … Continue reading

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The Heir of Brownlie Manor – Regency Romance, But Does It Romance The Reader?

Book Review : The Heir of Brownlie Manor e-book By Anita Stansfield Spoiler Alert! Summary After a medical discharge from his duties in the Napoleonic War, Thomas Quincy Fitzbatten has returned home. Disoriented, burdened by guilt for his wealth, and disillusioned with … Continue reading

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Precious and Grace – How Women Work Together

  Book Review : Precious and Grace  No.1 Ladies’ Detective Agency series By Alexander McCall Smith Spoiler Alert! Summary In this latest installment of the beloved and best-selling No. 1 Ladies Detective Agency series, Precious Ramotswe and Grace Makutsi help a young … Continue reading

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Possession – Romance and Victorian Poetry

Book Review : Possession By A.S Byatt Spoiler Alert! Summary Possession is an exhilarating novel of wit and romance, at once an intellectual mystery and triumphant love story. It is the tale of a pair of young scholars researching the lives … Continue reading

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