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Review: The Thousand Lights Hotel – Emylia Hall

I’ve been a huge fan of Emylia Hall’s ever since I first read her debut, The Book of Summers, many moons ago. So enthralled was I with this tale of hot and heady summers in Hungary, so inspired was I by her writing, that I soon after followed in Hall’s footsteps by attending an Arvon […]

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The Bees – Laline Paull

The penultimate book I read from this year’s Baileys Women’s Prize for Fiction shortlist was the only debut featured – Laline Paull’s The Bees. In the interest of complete transparency, the only reason I left it so long to read it is simply because of the six books that made the shortlist, it was the […]

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A Spool of Blue Thread – Anne Tyler

I first read Anne Tyler last year; the Baileys Womens’ Prize for Fiction ran an online campaign called #ThisBook in which we asked our followers to nominate the book, written by a woman, which had had the biggest impact on their life. Anne Tyler’s novel, Dinner at the Homesick Restaurant was nominated a number of […]

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The Interestings – Meg Wolitzer

  The amount of unread books I have on my shelves could last me many many months, were I able to avoid the temptation of new books. So addicted am I to the buying of books that I’m often guilty of buying duplicate copies of novels I love, just for the sake of it. And so […]

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