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A Dictionary of Mutual Understanding – A graceful, cold, Japanese tale,with a raw core

Duffy’s review The ebb and flow of this book is extremely graceful. The words move through the pages like an old Japanese play and the spoken language drifts you gently to Nagasaki. A stranger knocks on the door of Amaterasu’s home and says he is her Grandson, thought dead. It…
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Trivia Man Book Blog Tour with Deborah O’Brien – Aren’t we all a little weird?

Thanks to  for passing the baton on the Trivia Man book blog tour! The Book Jacket From the author of Mr Chen's Emporium comes a quirky and heartwarming tale about finding your true place in the world, set against the backdrop of a weekly trivia competition. ‘Trivia is a serious…
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A thrilling read which raises moral and ethical questions – Claiming Noah

*spoiler alert* What if your child belonged to someone else? When Claiming Noah arrived in the mail, I felt a little obligated to read it. I looked at the cover, turned to read the back cover blurb and my first reaction was 'Do I really want to read about a…
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The Perfect St Patrick’s Day Read – Fairy Folklore with Reluctantly Charmed….

Reluctantly Charmed is the tale of Kate McDaid, your average working class girl from Dublin. She is single, quite happy being so and has been a junior copywriter for five years without a flicker of promotion. Kate is in a life rut and although she knows it's time to take…
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Arkie’s Pilgrimage to the Next Big Thing – My Blog Tour Review!

I firstly want to say that the back cover blurb didn’t match the book I found inside. My interpretation of the jacket led me to expect an Australian 'Eat Pray Love' with a pretentious woman in search of enlightenment who 'discovers' herself whilst meditating next to giant pineapples. I didn't find…
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