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I have intended to read Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn for a long time, and I have to say that I regret not starting this amazing book much sooner. The book is told from the dual perspectives of Nick and Amy Dunne, with the chapters alternating between each one’s story and describing their marriage in minute detail. It was a match that began perfectly before slowly spiralling downward as the honeymoon period wore off and both realised they weren’t so well suited after all. Now it is their fifth wedding…

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Weekly Roundup – 25th May 2014

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Hi Guys! Hope you’re having a great weekend. Here’s the low down on what happened at BCC this week… FEATURES & REVIEWS The Three by Sara Lotz (Horror/Thriller) 4.5 Stars Dark Waters by Toni Anderson (Romantic Suspense) 3.5 Stars Author Spotlight: Jessica Clare New Series Alert: Veronica Mars by Rob Thomas/ Chronicles of the Uprising by K.A. Salidas Weekend Reads: Erotic Romance, Hockey and YA Urban Fantasy Bookish News: Manga Does Politics, Notebooks of the Stars, Bookish Deals & More! CAROLYN’S ROUNDUP This week I managed to read an entire book. Yay! I’ve been…

OIshinbo

BOOKISH NEWS Hi, and welcome to our news feature in which we highlight some of the stories which have been big in the bookish world this week. Manga Does Politics Popular manga series Oishinbo has come under fire after it’s storyline linked a character’s nosebleed to their visit to Fukushima. This claim caused the president, Shinzo Abe, to respond by saying that there is nothing to suggest and certainly not to prove that anybody’s health is adversely affected by visits to Fukushima and any possible exposure to radioactive substances. Reports…

Laini Taylor - Days of Blood & Starlight US

What are you reading this weekend? Anything you think we should be reading, or maybe your current read is just a bit… bleh. Whether you’re loving or hating your current read, we want to know about it! We love to hear about books (as if you didn’t know). Here’s a run down on what we’ll be reading this weekend: Carolyn This weekend I’m reading Midnight Crossroad by Charlaine Harris. It’s the first in a new series (Midnight Texas #1) published by Gollancz. It’s a strange little book so far with…

Dark Waters

Dark Waters is a thriller romance. I actually got my Toni’s confused and thought that this was a different author when I downloaded this book *facepalm*, so this was the first Toni Anderson book I have read, but it doesn’t matter because it was good. The story is based around schoolteacher Anna whose ex-con father is murdered after discovering a major fraud scam. In his flight from the bad guys, he sends the evidence to his daughter. Knowing that this will put his daughter in jeopardy, he advises her to…

The Thousand Dollar Tan Line

NEW SERIES ALERT The Thousand-Dollar Tan Line (Veronica Mars #1), Rob Thomas (25th March 2014) Website | Goodreads | Twitter | Amazon UK / US Ten years after graduating from high school in Neptune, California, Veronica Mars is back in the land of sun, sand, crime, and corruption. She’s traded in her law degree for her old private investigating license, struggling to keep Mars Investigations afloat on the scant cash earned by catching cheating spouses until she can score her first big case. Now it’s spring break, and college students descend on Neptune,…

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Exciting News!

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CONGRATULATIONS LAURA! I have some exciting news! Yesterday morning at 8:43am, my lovely assistant editor, Laura, gave birth to a beautiful baby girl! Her name is Aria Lily Lorna and she weighs a whopping 11lbs! Here is a little pic – isn’t she gorgeous! Welcome to the world Aria! Laura, baby, and family are all doing well. As you may guess, this means that Laura will be taking a little time away from the blog. But she has been hard at work reading lots of books so we will still…

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