Neil Gamian’s retelling of the dark and violent world of the Norse gods – the ultimate dysfunctional family. Norse Mythology trims down the complicated mess of stories that makes up the Norse lore into a very readable digest that covers the main story lines without having to read across many different authors and retells them in Gaiman’s grim and witty style. 5/5 stars.
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Antonia Murphy and family are definitely unlikely farmer transplants from San Francisco to Purua, New Zealand. There are plenty of adventures in rural life and not the gentle, pastoral life they were expecting. Some laugh out loud incidents keep the story flowing smoothly.
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This is the first book by this author that I have read but I don’t think it will be the last. Whilst you catch on fairly early as to WHAT has happened it is as the story unfurls that you get the details as to the HOW and the WHY – both becoming creepily apparent. A well-written book – not perfect – but well worth a read.
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Push past the esoteric backdrop, and you will discover a uniquely suspenseful (and disturbing) debut novel. Reading it is like circling in a basin, ever faster with each lap, until, on the last line of the last page, you are finally and forever sucked down the plug hole.
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Written by Virginia Hanlon Grohl, mother of Foo Fighters & Nirvana Dave Grohl, this book is a collection of interviews the author has with mothers of other famous musicians. Will appeal to music fans and those interested in family stories. Easily readable 🙂
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What a weird book! Like a grown-up, twisted version of Bill & Ted’s Excellent Adventure with wig-wearing scorpions, Gods, aliens and schlok horror thrown in for fun. Strap yourself in for the fun.
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This is the latest book in the ‘Chief Inspector Arman Gamache’ series. It is set in a small village in Quebec. If you like a good mystery with strong characters you will love this series.
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