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A Line in the Sand by James Barr #BookReview

A Line in the Sand by James Barr #BookReview

In 1916, in the middle of the First World War, two men secretly agreed to divide the Middle East between them. Sir Mark Sykes was a visionary politician; François Georges-Picot a diplomat with a grudge. The deal they struck, which was designed to relieve tensions […]

Conclave by Robert Harris #BookReview

Conclave by Robert Harris #BookReview

The Pope is dead. Behind the locked doors of the Sistine Chapel, one hundred and eighteen cardinals from all over the globe will cast their votes in the world’s most secretive election. They are holy men. But they have ambition. And they have rivals. Over […]

Corpus by Rory Clements #BookReview

Corpus by Rory Clements #BookReview

1936. Europe is in turmoil. The Nazis have marched into the Rhineland. In Russia, Stalin has unleashed his Great Terror. Spain has erupted in civil war. In Berlin, a young Englishwoman evades the Gestapo to deliver vital papers to a Jewish scientist. Within weeks, she […]

The Mayfly by James Hazel #BookReview

The Mayfly by James Hazel #BookReview

A mutilated body discovered in the woods. A murderous plan conceived in the past. A reckoning seventy years in the making . . . When lawyer Charlie Priest is attacked in his own home by a man searching for information he claims Priest has, he […]

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child Parts I & II by Jack Thorne, JK Rowling & John Tiffany

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child Parts I & II by Jack Thorne, JK Rowling & John Tiffany

How that’s a long title, but we are used to it in the Harry Potter world. I wanted to touch base regarding the latest Harry Potter story. The one after. After those 19 years that pass since the end of the main series. We all […]

Origin by Dan Brown #BookReview

Origin by Dan Brown #BookReview

Will God survive science? Bilbao, Spain Robert Langdon, Harvard professor of symbology and religious iconology, arrives at the ultramodern Guggenheim Museum Bilbao to attend a major announcement—the unveiling of a discovery that “will change the face of science forever.” The evening’s host is Edmond Kirsch, […]

1984 by George Orwell #BookReview

1984 by George Orwell #BookReview

April 1984. 13:00. Comrade 6079, Winston Smith, thinks a thought, starts a diary and falls in love. But Big Brother is watching him and the door to Room 101 can swing open in the blink of an eye. This major new production explores the world […]

Don’t Panic, I’m Islamic from Saqi Books #BookReview

Don’t Panic, I’m Islamic from Saqi Books #BookReview

Don’t Panic, I’m Islamic Words and Pictures on How to Stop Worrying and Learn to Love the Alien Next Door Edited by Lynn Gaspard How can you tell if your neighbor is speaking Muslim? Is a mosque a kind of hedgehog? Can I get fries […]

What Happened by Hillary Rodham Clinton #BookReview

What Happened by Hillary Rodham Clinton #BookReview

What Happened? Let’s see, Hillary Clinton almost made it to the White House. This book tries to explain how that happened. Very interesting, and extremely well written. I couldn’t wait to get my hand on this book from Hillary Rodham Clinton. I loved the way […]

The Devil’s Staircase by Helen Fitzgerald #BookReview

The Devil’s Staircase by Helen Fitzgerald #BookReview

‘As elegant and witty as it is disturbing.’ – The Daily Telegraph ‘Scary and stylish slice of urban noir’ – Boyd Tonkin, Independent ‘Brilliant, shocking and unputdownable’ – Sydney Morning Herald Bronny, a young Australian, finds herself down and out in London. She’s a sweet […]