Review :: The Familiars : Stacey Hall

I love a gorgeous cover so it probably goes without saying that I was thrilled to find a copy of Stacey Halls’ The Familiars in the March Bookish Escape Crate (those bronze foil details!).  The subject of the novel sits pretty firmly inside my wheelhouse too – I’m always fascinated by stories about traditional or […]

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Sunday Stack :: Holiday Reads

If you’re anything like me, reading material might be the first thing you pack when preparing for a holiday – I generally pull out a few books I think I might like to take and add or take away from the pile for a week or so before we head off. Of course, I always […]

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Review :: A Spark of Light :: Jodi Picoult

Today I’m revisiting another review I wrote for the Bookish Escape Crate blog on Jodi Picoult’s A Spark of Light, which was the book included in the October crate.    *** I have bookish confession this month: October’s Bookish Escape Crate book – A Spark of Light – is the first book I have read […]

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Review :: Washington Black :: Esi Edugyan

Today I’m revisiting another review I wrote for the Bookish Escape Crate blog on Esi Edugyan’s Washington Black, which was the book included in the September crate. I loved this one, and it has remained one of my favourite books this year. *** I knew pretty much nothing about the September Bookish Escape Crate book […]

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Review :: Inappropriation :: Lexi Freiman

The past three months I’ve had so much fun working with The Bookish Escape Crate, writing reviews for their blog of the books they include in the box each month. This week I’m sharing my reviews for those first three books, starting with Lexi Freiman’s Inappropriation, which was included in the August box.  *** I […]

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