Hour Of The Bees by Lindsay Eager

Hour Of The Bees by Lindsay Eager

Once Upon A Time…there was an author. And that author wrote a book. And it was a special book. Within that book, titled ‘Hour Of The Bees’, was such imagery, imagination, and heart, it showed how author Lindsay Eager is one special writer. I’m rarely blind-sided by a novel – I can usually get a […]

Posted March 3, 2016 by Kate in review, YA, young adult / 0 Comments
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The Murdered Banker by Augusto De Angelis

The Murdered Banker by Augusto De Angelis

Crime is international, and so are the authors that write it. Pushkin Vertigo have reissued the works of Italian crime writer Augusto De Angelis, most notably the mysteries involving the Milanese Inspector De Vincenzi. But how does a crime thriller written 90 years ago sit among the ‘wham bam’ of today’s modern crime lit? Inspector […]

Posted February 29, 2016 by Kate in review / 0 Comments
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Missing Presumed by Susie Steiner

Missing Presumed by Susie Steiner

Question: How do you take a crime procedural, and make it stand out from the crowd? Answer: Give it to Susie Steiner. Her latest novel, Missing Presumed, is an absorbing, heartfelt drama, that mixes a literary tone with a wicked dark humour that’s so often missing from crime. Smart, quick-witted, and content in her job, […]

Posted February 26, 2016 by Kate in review, tour / 0 Comments
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Boost It Tuesday! Authors & Bloggers Link Up Here!

Boost It Tuesday! Authors & Bloggers Link Up Here!

Have you noticed that despite ALL of your Facebook “Likes” you are only “reaching” a very small portion of those followers? Does that bother you? It bothers us, and we want to boost each other up. Link up with Every Free Chance, Candace’s Book Blog & If These Books Could Talk for Boost It Tuesday. […]

Posted February 23, 2016 by Kate in boost it, meme / 0 Comments
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Passenger by Alexandra Bracken

Passenger by Alexandra Bracken

Time travel is a complex thing: full of interweaving scenarios, it can either be a joy to read, or a messy, contrived shambles. Alexandra Bracken’s ‘Passenger’ is a combination of both. I love time travel -have done since I was little -and I devour books with it as a core plot point. Some of the […]

Posted February 22, 2016 by Kate in review / 0 Comments
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