• CAll Of The Raven Wilbur Smith
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    Book Review: Call Of The Raven by Wilbur Smith

    I love Wilbur Smith. But until now I had only read two of his books so when I saw NetGalley offering Call Of The Raven I immediately requested for it. I am so glad I did because this book was one amazing read. About The Book The son of a wealthy plantation owner and a doting mother, Augustus Mungo St John is accustomed to the wealth and luxuries his privilege has afforded him. That is until he returns from university to discover his family ruined, his inheritance stolen and his childhood sweetheart, Camilla, taken by the conniving Chester Marion. Fuelled by anger, and love, Mungo swears vengeance and devotes his…

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    Book Review – All The Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr

    I don’t really remember when or how I heard about All The Light We Cannot See. I was scrolling through Amazon and the book was on sale which prompted me to buy it. All I knew about the book was that it was set during WW2 and involved a blind girl. Also, the cover intrigued me. About The Book Marie-Laure lives in Paris near the Museum of Natural History, where her father works. When she is twelve, the Nazis occupy Paris and father and daughter flee to the walled citadel of Saint-Malo, where Marie-Laure’s reclusive great uncle lives in a tall house by the sea. With them, they carry what…

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    Book Review – Song of Sacrifice by Janell Rhiannon

    The heart of the Trojan War belongs to the women.Mothers and daughters; wives and war prizes, whisper to us across time…..remember our songs alongside the mighty men of myth.As the Age of Heroes wanes, the gods gamble more fiercely with mortals’ lives than they ever have before. Women must rely on their inner strength and cunning to survive the wars men wage for gold and glory.Clytemnestra of Mycenae struggles for control of her life after Agamemnon ruthlessly rips it apart. Leda of Sparta survives a brutal assault by Zeus, shouldering a terrible secret in silence. Penelope raises Ithaka’s sole heir alone, praying for Odysseus’ swift return. Thetis, the sea nymph,…

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    Book Review – As The Crow Flies by Jeffrey Archer

    Charlie’s progress from the teeming streets of Whitechapel to the elegance of Chelsea Terrace is only a few miles As The Crow Flies, but his actual journey takes him much longer. A story of love, ambition and revenge through the triumphs and disasters of the century. My Rating: 4/5 Stars I remember receiving this book as a birthday present a few years ago from one of my best friends. I was the one who picked it out but never got to reading it. “As The Crow Flies” is written by Jeffrey Archer. Set between the years 1900-1971 it follows Charlie on his journey to open the biggest barrow in the…