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Funny Story – Emily Henry

I have read all of Emily Henry’s novels – and I was very keen to get my hands on this one. Here’s the blurb … Daphne always loved the way her fiancé Peter told their story. How they met (on … Continue reading

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Happy Place – Emily Henry

I have become a keen Emily Henry fan, so I was waiting for this one to be released. Here is the blurb … Harriet and Wyn have been the perfect couple since they met in college—they go together like salt … Continue reading

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Beach Read – Emily Henry

This is the third Emily Henry novel, Book Lovers and People we Meet on Vacation. I like them all. Here’s the blurb … A romance writer who no longer believes in love and a literary writer stuck in a rut … Continue reading

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People We Meet on Vacation – Emily Henry

After reading and enjoying Book Lovers, I was keen to read more novels by Emily Henry. Here’s the blurb … Two best friends. Ten summer trips. One last chance to fall in love. Poppy and Alex. Alex and Poppy. They … Continue reading

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Book Lovers – Emily Henry

I am not sure where I first heard of this novel, but I certainly read about it somewhere and I reserved it at my library. It took a few months to be my turn. Here’s the blurb … One summer. … Continue reading

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The Late Mrs. Willoughby – Claudia Gray

I was given this book for mothers day. I have already read the first novel The Murder of Mr. Wickham. I was keen to read this one and I see there is also a third one. Here’s the blurb … … Continue reading

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The Dud Avocado – Elaine Dundy

I had this on my Kindle for a long time. I had a couple of attempts but never got past the first chapter. Then I decided I needed to get it read, so I focused – 30 mins every day. … Continue reading

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The Other Bridget – Rachael Johns

This is my first novel by Rachael Johns. I haven’t read anything else because I thought she wrote outback or bush romance, which is not my thing. However, the blurb for this one appealed to me. Here is the blurb … Continue reading

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Exactly – Simon Winchester

I has this languishing on my Kindle (was it a daily or monthly deal?). Bestselling author Simon Winchester writes a magnificent history of the pioneering engineers who developed precision machinery to allow us to see as far as the moon … Continue reading

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1599 A Year in the Life of William Shakespeare – James Shapiro

I first heard about this book from the Baillie-Gifford Prize podcast (The Read Smart podcast). I found a copy at the library. Here’s the blurb … 599 was an epochal year for Shakespeare and England Shakespeare wrote four of his … Continue reading

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