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Mad Dogs And Englishmen by Ranulph Fiennes

Mad Dogs And Englishmen by Ranulph Fiennes

Mad Dogs And Englishmen by Ranulph Fiennes – An Expedition Round My Family. I saw a review for this book on Goodreads, written by Angela from gardenteacakesandme and I wanted to read it. It’s not a book I would have picked from the library/book shop […]

Allegory of the Cave by Plato

Allegory of the Cave by Plato

Allegory of the Cave by Plato was my favourite thing (and the only one I could remember) I learned at Philosophy in high-school. So, I wanted to read it again. It’s part of Plato’s Republic.  It was hard to decide what to say about this […]

This is Going to Hurt by Adam Kay

This is Going to Hurt by Adam Kay

This is Going to Hurt by Adam Kay – Secret Diaries of a Junior Doctor. Before reading the book I was expecting to read something similar to Unnatural Causes by Richard Shepherd, a remarkable book written by a forensic pathologist. The only connection between the […]

A Daughter’s Love by John Guy

A Daughter’s Love by John Guy

A Daughter’s Love by John Guy is a book about Thomas More and his eldest daughter, Margaret. Sir Thomas More’s life is well known, he opposed Henry VIII’s marriage to Anne Boleyn, was arrested, and executed. Margaret, his daughter, played a role in history, but […]

Someone to Care by Mary Balogh

Someone to Care by Mary Balogh

Someone to Care by Mary Balogh is the forth novel in the Westcott Series, after Someone to Love, Someone to Hold, Someone to Wed, and followed by Someone to Trust, a book that should be published these days. After the death of Humphrey Westcott, his […]

A Lab of One’s Own by Patricia Fara

A Lab of One’s Own by Patricia Fara

I bought A Lab of One’s Own by Patricia Fara after attending a seminar held by her. She has a lovely style of presenting and I did enjoy the seminar a lot. I had to take advantage and get a signed copy of the book. […]

Dark Tracks by Philippa Gregory

Dark Tracks by Philippa Gregory

Dark Tracks by Philippa Gregory. The forth book in the Order of Darkness series, the first three ones are: Changeling, Stormbringer, Fools’ Gold. This book was a disappointment. The first one in the series was great, the second one was good, the third one not […]

Someone to Wed by Mary Balogh

Someone to Wed by Mary Balogh

Someone to Wed by Mary Balogh. The third novel in the Westcott Series, after Someone to Love and Someone to Hold, followed by Someone to Care and Someone to Trust. As you might now if you’ve seen the first two reviews, after the death of […]

Someone to Hold by Mary Balogh

Someone to Hold by Mary Balogh

Someone to Hold by Mary Balogh. The second novel in the Westcott Series, after Someone to Love, and followed by Someone to Wed, Someone to Care, and Someone to Trust. Humphrey Westcott dies, leaving behind a fortune and a title that will change the lives […]

Someone to Love by Mary Balogh

Someone to Love by Mary Balogh

Someone to Love by Mary Balogh. The first novel in the Westcott Series, followed by Someone to Hold, Someone to Wed, Someone to Care, and Someone to Trust. Humphrey Westcott dies, leaving behind a fortune and a title that will change the lives of everyone […]

Unnatural Causes by Richard Shepherd

Unnatural Causes by Richard Shepherd

Unnatural Causes by Richard Shepherd. I’ve seen him talking about the book at Victoria Derbyshire and this is why I’ve decided to borrow the book from the library. I’m very glad I did that. It’s the kind of book you would like to read in […]

In a Free Republic by Alison Plowden

In a Free Republic by Alison Plowden

In a Free Republic by Alison Plowden, is the last book Plowden published. One of the things that made me want to read this book was the name: “In a Free Republic”. It was something that made me curious, considering that the people during commonwealth […]

Great War Britain by Pamela Russell. Liverpool: Remembering 1914-18

Great War Britain by Pamela Russell. Liverpool: Remembering 1914-18

Great War Britain by Pamela Russell. Liverpool – Remembering 1914-18. I took this book from the library because I was curious about it. I like the way it was made, with lots of relevant pictures and beautiful decorated pages. Despite this I didn’t have high […]

An Armful of Animals by Malcolm D. Welshman

An Armful of Animals by Malcolm D. Welshman

I was asked to be a part of An Armful of Animals by Malcolm D. Welshman book tour*. This was a fun book to read. Welshman was a vet, now retired, who shares stories of his pets and some of the patients he had. The […]

A Crime in the Family by Sacha Batthyany

A Crime in the Family by Sacha Batthyany

A Crime in the Family by Sacha Batthyany is a fascinating book. I would recommend it because it shows the horrors of both communism and Nazis. Only proves how dangerous and deadly both far-left and far-right can be, and how inhumane people were treated. I […]

Black Tudors by Miranda Kaufmann

Black Tudors by Miranda Kaufmann

Black Tudors by Miranda Kaufmann – The Untold Story. I got this book from the library after hearing about it at a seminar on slavery. The book is not about slaves and that is what makes it so different. I’ve enjoyed it, although the author […]