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Secrets of a small town: The Casual Vacancy by JK Rowling

JK Rowling will always hold a special place in the hearts of millions of people for her depiction of the wizarding world and its wonderful characters in seven Harry Potter books, and multiple spin-offs. She has a familiar style that embraces her readers in a feeling of security and safety; you know what you’re getting… Continue reading Secrets of a small town: The Casual Vacancy by JK Rowling

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More than a murder mystery: Little Deaths by Emma Flint

I seem to have been lucky enough to discover a wealth of new books recently – a number of the books that I have borrowed from my local library have been published in the last year, and even this year! I enjoy getting my hands on brand new fiction; there’s a sense of privilege that… Continue reading More than a murder mystery: Little Deaths by Emma Flint

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‘Love. Madness. Hope. Infinite Joy.’: The God of Small Things by Arundhati Roy

‘They all broke the rules. They all crossed into forbidden territory. They all tampered with the laws that lay down who should be loved and how. And how much. […] It was a time when the unthinkable became thinkable and the impossible really happened.’ Every once in a while, you’ll read a book that stuns… Continue reading ‘Love. Madness. Hope. Infinite Joy.’: The God of Small Things by Arundhati Roy