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Review: the Secret of Shadow Ranch by Carolyn Keene

Yes I am back with another review of a Nancy Drew book, I’m sure y’all missed these! But, I’m almost done with the entire series of Nancy Drew, well, the one in these editions, unfortunately!! Today I’m going to talk about my favourite Nancy Drew by far, the Secret of Shadow Ranch. Nancy travels with…… Continue reading Review: the Secret of Shadow Ranch by Carolyn Keene

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Review: Beauty, what it is and how to retain it by A Lady

Y’all know that I love history and especially Victorian history and beauty history, so having found a book that is both my favourite topics combined, I can only love it, right? These are a just a selection of the many wisdoms given in the essential guide for women, Beauty, What It Is and How to…… Continue reading Review: Beauty, what it is and how to retain it by A Lady

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Review: Fairies by Skye Alexander

Are we surprised that someone named Skye wrote a non-fiction book about Fairies? No. An enchanting treasury of fairy lore! Around the corner, behind the bushes, and just out of sight…fairies have spent hundreds of years weaving their way in and out of our homes and gardens to spread their magic. Featuring folklore, mythology, and…… Continue reading Review: Fairies by Skye Alexander

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Review: Hickory Dickory Dock by Agatha Christie

I’ve been going strong with my resolution to read all of the Poirot Books this year! What I’ve noticed so far, is that not all the Poirot books are of the same amazing quality, some are a bit boring or predictable (ahum the murder of Roger Ackroyd ahum) and others are actually quite amazing. In what…… Continue reading Review: Hickory Dickory Dock by Agatha Christie

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Review: Only Dull People are Brilliant at Breakfast by Oscar Wilde

I love the Little Black Book series by Penguin. They are short and sweet, and you are able to get to know an author before you want to commit yourself to a big book of theirs. I’ve been interested to read something by Oscar Wilde, but I was afraid I wouldn’t like his writing style,…… Continue reading Review: Only Dull People are Brilliant at Breakfast by Oscar Wilde

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Review: Swimming in the Steno Pool by Lynn Peril

Oh Lynn Peril… I love her books so much, and this one hasn’t disappointed me! Millions of women have held the position of secretary, alternately lauded as a breakthrough opportunity and excoriated as dead-end busy work. From the female pioneers who infiltrated Capitol Hill offices during the Civil War to today’s tech-savvy administrative assistants, secretaries…… Continue reading Review: Swimming in the Steno Pool by Lynn Peril