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Review: the Secret Library by Oliver Tearle

This book told me this is a tour through history from the perspective of books. How was there ever anything more like me than this? I didn't really know what to expect, but definitely not this! As well as leafing through the well-known titles that have helped shape the world in which we live, Oliver… Continue reading Review: the Secret Library by Oliver Tearle

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My favourite non-fiction books!

I really like reading non-fiction. I never had an issue with reading it as a child, and now as an adult, I still really like reading it! I know it seems intimidating to some people, so today I'm going to tell you about some of my favourite non-fiction books. Mind you, I read quite a… Continue reading My favourite non-fiction books!

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Review: Vintage Secrets Hollywood Beauty by Laura Slater

I've read so many vintage beauty books that I'm surprised that I haven't read them all yet! This is the newest one to my collection, and I was a bit weary reading it. I'm not sure why, but I was! Did my gut feeling prove me right? A stylish and informative guide to beauty from… Continue reading Review: Vintage Secrets Hollywood Beauty by Laura Slater

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Review: Dangerous Days on the Victorian Railways

I love the Victorian Era. It's so incredibly fascinating to me! But a book about the history of TRAINS? I never thought I would read a book like this, but my love for Terry Deary is big enough for me to read it. The Victorians risked more than just delays when boarding a steam train… Continue reading Review: Dangerous Days on the Victorian Railways

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Review: the Art of English Murder by Lucy Worsley

By now you know that I'm a big detectives fan, I mean, I even have a tag for them on my blog. So how great is a book based on murder and how detectives are what they are today? The synopsis according to Goodreads: Murder -- a dark, shameful deed, the last resort of the… Continue reading Review: the Art of English Murder by Lucy Worsley