Category Archives: Book Reviews

Book Review: Outlander by Diana Gabaldon (A sweeping epic tale that crosses centuries and genres)

If someone asked me what genre Outlander belonged to, I’d have trouble answering. Historical fiction, of course, with a strong romantic relationship at its heart, yet also fits into the fantasy and supernatural genre with a touch of science-fiction. Whatever … Continue reading

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Book Spotlight: Witch Bay by P.L. Crompton

Atmospheric mystery set among the ruggedly beautiful scenery of Wales. Okay, I’m a little biased when it comes to this book because I helped out with the proofreading, but for anyone who’d like to spend some time in Wales and … Continue reading

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Book Spotlight: Summoned by Rainy Kaye

Today I’m shining the spotlight on Summoned by Rainy Kaye. I’m struggling to remember the last book I read that featured a genie as a protagonist. Summoned sounds pretty original. Twenty-three year old Dimitri has to do what he is … Continue reading

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Reading for the Weekend

I’m so excited, and I just can’t hide it… The final book in The Mortal Instruments series by Cassandra Clare, City of Heavenly Fire, is out. I’m picking it up tomorrow morning in town and will happily spend the rest … Continue reading

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Book Review: Dark Angel by Virginia Andrews (A Favourite Teen Read)

Okay, this is a cheat post. I’m heading away for the weekend and ran out of time to write a polished, original post, so I’m going back to a review I wrote here on this blog 3 years ago. Back … Continue reading

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