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Almost 600 titles were published on 3 September, and apparently a lot more to come- which is causing problems for even the big bookstores to try & stock all of them. Obviously some of them have their eye on the Christmas market, but in the meantime, I feel it is our duty to read EVEN more and particularly support the less well known, non celebrity authors...!

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January 20, 2020

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On the blog tour today-

This is a very different novel to all the psychological / domestic thrillers I've been reading recently- though there is still a murder-mystery woven into the story.

The story is set in Coney Island during the oppressive summer heatwave of 1911. The young heiress, Peggy Batternburg, whose character is loosely inspired by Peggy Guggenheim,  is forced to endure...

November 22, 2018

In my opinion...

It took me several chapters to get into this book. There seemed to be a great deal of scene and historical setting, which I ended up skimming through, wanting to get to the real story.

            I’m glad I persevered though, as once it got going I found the story both intriguing, and about a subject I had never considered previously. I was aware of  the colour 'Sevres blue' but ne...

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A challenging and thought provoking read- generating much discussion with my friends
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