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DETAILS Title: The Perplexing Theft of the Jewel in the Crown [book #2] Author: Vaseem Khan Publisher: Redhook ISBN: 9780316386845 Genre: Crime Fiction BACK COVER BLURB For centuries the Koh-i-Noor diamond has set man against man and king against king. Now part of the British Crown Jewels, the priceless gem is a prize that many …

DETAILS Title: FEAR THE DARKNESS [Brigid Quinn #2] Author: Becky Masterman Publisher: Penguin ISBN: 9780143182696 Genre: Mystery | Crime BACK COVER BLURB Ex-FBI agent Brigid Quinn has seen more than her share of psychopaths. She is ready to put all that behind her, building a new life in Tucson with a husband, friends, and some …

Sometimes it’s hard, really hard, to choose just 5 of something. Like today’s Top 5 Tuesday topic of Bad Ass Females courtesy of Shanah over at Bionic Book Worm. Are you kidding me, I can only choose FIVE? But. But. There. Are. So. Many! Well, I’m almost sure no one is going to have heard …

So that fab wannabe cowgirl and all round crazy cook, Christina, over at Recipe and a Read, has tagged me in the One Lovely Blog Award. I’m honoured. Thanks Christina. You should stop by if you don’t already, as Christina loves to dish up a recipe with her reviews, and always has some fun blog …

I’m really proud of how many books I’ve read this month, and how quickly I’ve managed to shrink my TBR pile as a result. So proud, I decided yesterday was a Book Buying Day! And why not. I still had two Christmas gift cards I hadn’t used, and what better way to use them, of …

I decided after Christmas I would like to do a couple of genre-themed months this year. Just to mix it up a little and have some fun, well, hopefully. I chose to read fantasy for February, especially as I want to read Katherine Arden’s THE BEAR AND THE NIGHTINGALE. I mean, what could be more …

I hope you have your coffee and are sitting comfortably, because Norrie over at Reading Under The Blankie tagged me with a new set of Q&As to answer. So if you’re ready, let’s dive in … Where do you typically write your posts? Usually in the bedroom but, I must add, not while in the …

DETAILS Title: THE CALCULATING STARS [Lady Astronaut #1] Author: Mary Robinette Kowal Publisher: TOR Books ISBN: 9780765378385 Genre: SF | Alt History BACK COVER BLURB On a cold spring night in 1952, a huge meteorite fell to earth and obliterated much of the East coast of the United States, including Washington D.C. The ensuing climate …

The topic of this week’s Top 5 Tuesday from Shanah over at the Bionic Book Worm is, Books That Need To Be A Movie. I know I’ve seen lots of movies and, because of them, have gone on to read the book. But, occasionally, we also read a book that we would love to see …

Yes, yes I know, it’s Monday, but in my defence, I only started reading this novel Saturday evening. So here I am, offering up my First Impressions … on a Monday! “On a cold spring night in 1952, a huge meteorite fell to earth and obliterated much of the east coast of the United States, …