CrimeMystery

The Ruin – Dervla McTiernan

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CrimeMysteryThriller

Lust, Money & Murder: Book 1 – Mike Wells

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Interviews

Interview with Mike Wells – Author of Lust, Money & Murder Series

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CrimeMysteryThrillerWar

I Am Pilgrim – Terry Hayes

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Literary Fiction

Milkman – Anna Burns

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Horror

Dracul – Dacre Stoker & J.D. Barker (Mrs Y)

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Horror

Dracul – Dacre Stoker and J.D. Barker (Peter)

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Interviews

Interview with Aimee Cabo Nikolov – Author of Love is the Answer: God is the Cure

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Nonfiction

Love is the Answer, God is the Cure – Aimee Cabo Nikolov

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Nonfiction

Fear: Trump in the White House – Bob Woodward

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Fantasy

Leap of Faith – Joshua Rem

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October 1, 2018

Transfiguration

Leap of Faith is the first book of the Rufino Factor Series by Joshua Rem and it’s based in the fantasy land of Nyobi. Nyobi is a peninsula nation which is home to various mythical beings including vampires, druids, dwarves, trolls and humans. All is not well in the kingdom,…

Interviews

Interview with C.J. Dubois and E.C. Huntley – Authors of The Tyre

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September 28, 2018

Peter: I was fortunate to read an Advanced Reader Copy of your book, The Tyre, in early May this year. It was a wonderful…

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Historical Fiction

The Monastery Murders – E.M. Powell

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September 26, 2018

Exigency

The Monastery Murders is the second masterful book in the Barling and Stanton series, from E.M. Powell. It is a novel full of rich characters,…

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Interviews

Interview with E.M. Powell – Author of The Monastery Murders

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September 24, 2018

Peter: Your book The King’s Justice was a tremendous success and introduced us to a medieval period in the 12th century with two unforgettable…

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Historical Fiction Mystery

The King’s Justice – E.M. Powell

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September 23, 2018

Incorrigible

The King’s Justice is an intriguing and perplexing historical murder mystery based in England during King Henry II’s reign in 1176. Henry II is responsible…

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Nonfiction

Praying for Strawberries – Gail Simpkins

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September 23, 2018

Praying for Strawberries is an informative diary style book following a year in the life of a family from the perspective of the son,…

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Poetry Short Stories

[Dis]Connected: Poems and Stories – Michelle Halket

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September 23, 2018

Affiliation

Connected is a collage of beautifully written stories and poems that capture the imagination, as we find, lose and appreciate, those connections we make in…

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Humour

Three Men on Their Bikes – Richard Mapes

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September 22, 2018

Road-Trip

Three Men on Their Bikes follows a very well-trodden path, telling the story where close friends from younger days suddenly recognise they are drifting apart…

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Nonfiction

The Girl Who Smiled Beads – Clemantine Wamariya

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September 20, 2018

Fragmentation

This is the third book I’ve read this year based around the Rwandan genocide. Each book has been haunting, heartbreaking and tragic – this…

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Literary Fiction

Sea of Poppies – Amitav Ghosh

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September 19, 2018

Transformation

This is the first epic instalment of the IBIS Trilogy. The story starts in 1838 on the eve of the first opium wars. Deeti…

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