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The Twelve Lives of Samuel Hawkins by Hannah Tinti

review by Maryom Loo Hawley can't remember her mother - she died in a swimming accident while Loo was just a baby. Since then Loo and her father have moved almost constantly from place to pl...
Our Book Reviews Online · 1w ago

The Sunday Philosophy Club by Alexander McCall Smith

review by MaryomIsabel Dalhousie's Edinburgh is gentile, middle-class, cultured - as far away from Trainspotting as you can get in the same city - but that doesn't keep murder at bay. At the...
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Tilt by Mary Hoffman

review by MaryomNetta is the last of a long family of master stonemasons and sculptors, but, despite the craft running in her blood, she isn't allowed to be involved - because she's a girl! ...
Our Book Reviews Online · 2W ago

The Chalk Pit by Elly Griffiths

review by MaryomForensic archaeologist Ruth Galloway has been called in after bones are discovered during building works for an underground restaurant in Norwich. She's assuming that they'll...
Our Book Reviews Online · 2W ago

The Witch Finder's Sister by Beth Underdown

review by MaryomFollowing her husband's death, Alice, left pregnant and without means of supporting herself, has to return home to Essex and the household of her younger half-brother Matthew...
Our Book Reviews Online · 3W ago

The Last Summer by Ricarda Huch

translated by Jamie Bullochreview by MaryomDue to student unrest at St Petersburg university, the governor, Yegor von Rasimkara, has decided to close it indefinitely and spend the summer in ...
Our Book Reviews Online · 3W ago

A Line Made by Walking by Sara Baume

review by MaryomFrankie has reached crisis point. After finishing her art degree, she's got a temporary part-time job at a gallery, but fails to find a connection between what she's studied ...
Our Book Reviews Online · 4W ago

The Chemist by Stephenie Meyer

Review by The Mole"Gripping" is a word used to describe this and it is well worthy of that title. Fast moving from the off we meet Alex/Juliana/The Chemist - an agent who worked in an undocu...
Our Book Reviews Online · 1M ago

The Heart's Invisible Furies by John Boyne

review by Maryom Starting in 1940s Ireland and running to the present day, The Heart's Invisible Furies is the story - cradle to grave - of Cyril Avery. Even before his birth, it's made clea...
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Space Team by Barry Hutchison

Review by The MoleCal Carter is an habitual criminal and has landed himself in jail. The wrong jail and the wrong cell. He is put in a cell with a cannibalistic murderer. And things go badly...