Tag Archives: romance

She Rises by Kate Worsley

Published: 2013 by Bloomsbury My copy: Bought on Kindle Memorable quote: “When you stopped and pointed to where the estuary meets the sea, showed me how, when the tide is on the turn, the movement of the water stills. Watch, … Continue reading

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1Q84: Book Three by Haruki Murakami

Translated from Japanese by Philip Gabriel My review of Books One and Two is here. Published: 2011 by Vintage My copy: bought on Kindle Memorable quote: “Nothing could be better than not firing it. We’re drawing close to the end … Continue reading

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My Lady’s Money by Wilkie Collins

First Published: 1877 in the Illustrated London News My copy: Free download on Kindle Memorable quote: “Suspect, in this case, the very last person on whom suspicion could possibly fall.’ Thoughts: One of my ongoing goals is to read the … Continue reading

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Gone With The Wind by Margaret Mitchell

First Published: 1936 (Pan Books ed. 2013) My copy: Borrowed from the Library where I work Memorable quote: “I’m tired of everlastingly being unnatural and never doing anything I want to do. I’m tired of acting like I don’t eat … Continue reading

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The Nature of Ice by Robyn Mundy

Published: 2009 by Allen & Unwin My copy: Bought on Kindle Memorable quote: “So easy to forget that sea ice is only a veneer, inherently flawed, skin-deep as desire, so transitory as to be scattered out to sea, displaced by … Continue reading

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The Scarlet Letter by Nathaniel Hawthorne

First Published: 1850 My copy: Free download on Kindle Memorable quote: “It had the effect of a spell, taking her out of the ordinary relations with humanity, and enclosing her in a sphere by herself.” Thoughts: I’d never previously tackled … Continue reading

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The Night Circus by Erin Morgenstern

Published:  2011 by Harvill Secker (Vintage Ed. 2012) My copy: Borrowed from the Library where I work Memorable quote: “They are enthusiasts. Devotees. Addicts. Something about the circus stirs their souls and they ache for it when it is absent.” … Continue reading

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The Greatcoat by Helen Dunmore

First Published: 2012 by Hammer My copy: Borrowed from the Library where I work Memorable quote: “It seemed as if she could put out her hand and touch thousands of lives which had never ended but had broken off into … Continue reading

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