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The Devil's Star by Jo Nesbo - Book Review

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The Devil's Star: A Harry Hole Novel (Harry Hole Series #5) Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780061133985
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Published: Harper Perennial - October 3rd, 2017

Nesbo is another excellent Scandinavian Crime Writer, and this novel does not disappoint. This face-paced tale takes us through the streets of Oslo, in search of a serial killer. Harry Holy, our flawed protagonist, navigates us through the many twists and turns. ~ Reviewed by Becky Doherty


Where My Wellies Take Me

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$29.99
ISBN: 9780763666293
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Published: Templar - August 27th, 2013

A wonderful gem of a book to be loved by all ages. It is a feast for the eyes, gorgeously illustrated to resemble a journal of sketches and holding the imagined authors most loved poems. It follows our narrator on a walk through the countryside, and is accompanied by poems relevant to the scene. The poets sourced are a heady and rich mix, from William Blake to W.B. Yeats, and many more in between. As if it couldn’t get any better, the author royalties from this book are being donated to the charity “Farms for City Children”. ~ Reviewed by Becky Doherty


Adventures in Yarn Farming

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$35.00
ISBN: 9781590308233
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Published: Roost Books - November 12th, 2013

An absolutely lovely book about life on a New England Fiber Farm. It is filled with wonderful stories of day to day life, organised by the seasons, as well as knitting patterns, recipes and other delightful projects. Everything is here for the fiber addict, from shearing, carding, spinning, to dyeing the yarn, knitting and weaving. Even Rhinebeck’s beloved Sheep and Wool Festival is featured. Glorious! ~ Reviewed by Becky Doherty


The Ocean at the End of the Lane

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$25.99
ISBN: 9780062255655
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Published: William Morrow - June 18th, 2013

Gaiman fan’s and Gaiman newbie’s come one and all! What a wonderful novel this is, absolutely spellbinding! Step straight in and be swept along on a tide of glorious prose. It is adventure, it is fairytale, it is love, it is childhood innocence and clarity. READ IT NOW! ~ Reviewed by Becky Doherty


The Telling Room

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The Telling Room: A Tale of Love, Betrayal, Revenge, and the World's Greatest Piece of Cheese Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780385337007
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Published: Dial Press - July 30th, 2013

A wonderful book! It happens to be about cheese and the beauty of Castile, and her people, but truly at it’s heart it’s about storytelling, and the importance of storytellers. So sit and listen for a while, you’ll be glad you did. ~ Reviewed by Becky Doherty


A Discovery of Witches

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$18.00
ISBN: 9780143119685
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Published: Penguin Books - December 27th, 2011

Impossible to put down!
A whirlwind journey through libraries, history and places. Infused with mythology, fantasy and magic. Beautifully written! Highest Recommendation! Read these now before the final chapter arrives in the Summer of 2014. ~ Reviewed by Becky Doherty


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Shadow of Night: A Novel (All Souls Series #2) Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780143123620
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Published: Penguin Books - May 28th, 2013

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