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Sarah Watkins
I like books. And museums. And cats.
I like books. And museums. And cats.

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Super Special Summer Picnic Book Chase
My nieces and nephews and I have a monthly book club, called Book Chase (although it sometimes gains an extra 's' to become Book Chasse). The rules are simple: we all bring something we've read during the last month, talk about it to each other, and eat sna...

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Reading Resolutions
Happy New Year! That's 2015 done and dusted, here's to 2016 and let's hope it's filled with love and laughter, friends and fun, books and cake. And really, that's about as far as my resolutions go but I do have a few projects in mind for the coming year and...

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How to Stuff Up Christmas by Rosie Blake
'Tis the season to be jolly. Unless you've found an intimate picture of another woman on your fiance's phone...  Eve is heartbroken after discovering her fiance is cheating on her. Being surrounded by the joys of Christmas is more than Eve can bear, so she ...

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The Complete Peter Pan by JM Barrie
We all know the story of Peter Pan, yes, because we've all seen the Disney film (most likely numerous times)? That's what I thought, anyway. Despite knowing how far adapted the films can become from their source material, I hadn't given much thought to Pete...

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My bookish week
I'm easing myself back into the blog with a bit of a round up with lots of pictures of what I've been reading and acquiring this week. You know, before I go all hardcore and attempt an actual book review. This week I have read comics and fiction and memoir....

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The personal one
I've been a sporadic book blogger at best in recent times. It's probably not a huge surprise to those that know me in real life. The last year or more has been one of upheaval and change and huge life decisions. My life at the end of 2015 is not the same as...

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What should we be reading?
The short answer is, obviously, whatever the hell we damn well want. It probably comes as no surprise that this blog post is prompted by a piece of 'journalism' in The Guardian by some bloke. I don't know the fella and I don't especially want to link to the...

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The Magnificent Lizzie Brown and the Mysterious Phantom by Vicki Lockwood
Join Lizzie Brown, the
fortuneteller’s assistant, and her gang of circus friends, as they try to
uncover the identity of the mysterious phantom. In Victorian London, a
masked figure has been robbing houses and evading the police. When Lizzie Brown
has a psy...
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