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Rogue One: A Star Wars Novel Review

Rogue One: A Star Wars Story by Alexander Freed


Rogue One: A Star Wars Story is exactly what it claims to be. It’s literally the Rogue One movie in book form. So if you loved the movie, and have a pining for some rebellious hero’s whilst you await the next instalment of the franchise, you’ll probably enjoy this story.

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Harry Potter: Cursed Child released tomorrow! – where to get it!

If you’re a Harry Potter fan (and let’s face it, who isn’t?) then you’re probably keenly awaiting the release of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child. If you’re not a fan, well this post might still interest you if your looking for places to AVOID tomorrow.

A lot of people would probably have pre-ordered Cursed Child. But if you haven’t, don’t worry as it’s going to be available everywhere, and I mean EVERYWHERE.

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RIP Harper Lee



Today the literary and wider community is mourning the loss of one of writings most well known authors, Harper Lee who at 89 has sadly passed away. Responsible for the all time classic, and world wide favorite, To Kill A Mockingbird, Lee was born in 1929 in Alabama US. Continue reading

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The Secrets of Midwives by Sally Hempworth

Title: The Secrets of Midwives
Author: Sally Hempworth
Published: 2015
Pages: 320
Genre: fiction

The Secrets of Midwives in an extraordinary second novel written by talented Australian author Sally Hempworth. What’s even more extraordinary is that Sally is NOT a midwife! Yet it is clear that she has done a vast amount of research which has paid off. To readers who have no medical knowledge it really does sound like it’s written by someone who has worked in the profession. But do not let that put you off, as the novel is easy to understand and does not get bogged down in medical terms.

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The Getting of Wisdom by Henry Handel Richardson

So The Getting of Wisdom has been sitting on my bookshelf for many months now and I finally got around to reading it. It has been described as a ‘coming of age’ story written by an Australian author, Henry Handel Richardson (the pen name for Ethel Florence Lindesay Richardson) and first published in 1910.

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