June Wrap Up!

I can’t believe we’re half way through 2017 already! Given the first half of the year was filled with college work and exams, and didn’t contain the summer holidays, I’m hoping the second half of the year will give me much more time to read. But, without further ado, here’s my June Wrap Up: Total […]

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WWW Wednesday- 28th June

After last week’s post, I’ve decided to make ‘WWW Wednesday’, the weekly meme hosted by Taking on a World of Words, a regular thing for my blog. Carry on reading to hear about this week’s bookish adventures: 1. What are you currently reading? The Lord of the Rings: the Fellowship of the Ring by J.R.R […]

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‘The Final Cut’

Author: Michael Dobbs Publisher: Harper Published: 1995 (this edition 2015) ISBN: 978-0-00-737515-8  After reviewing the first book in the House of Cards series here, and the second here, I’m finishing my bookish journey by reviewing The Final Cut. The last book in Michael Dobbs’s trilogy jumps to ten years after the first two novels, with […]

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WWW Wednesdays- June 21st 

To give you guys a little bit of a different post, I thought I’d join in with WWW Wednesday- the weekly meme hosted by Taking on a World of Words. So, without further ado:   1. What are you currently reading?  I Capture the Castle by Dodie Smith- I’m really enjoying this one! Cassandra is such an […]

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‘To Play the King’

Author: Michael Dobbs Publisher: Harper Published: 1992 (this edition 2015) ISBN: 978-0-00-738517-1 After reviewing the first book in the series here, I’m continuing my review of Michael Dobbs’ House of Cards series, moving on to To Play the King, the second book in the trilogy. Set immediately after the protagonist Francis Urquhart has won his […]

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My Pretty Lil Book Blog

Hi all, So, don’t be alarmed, but I’m posting something that isn’t a book review! In fact, it’s rather boring, but a necessary evil. I wanted to let you all know that… *drum roll please*… after over two years of the (a tad bland) URL emmarichardson22.wordpress.com, I’ve made the decision to change my URL, and […]

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‘House of Cards’

Author: Michael Dobbs Publisher: Collins Published: 1989 (this edition 2015) ISBN: 978-0-00-617690-9 Time for my first review after an exam related hiatus: House of Cards by Michael Dobbs. I’m sure many of you, like myself, are familiar with the Netflix series of the same name, but it’s important to remember that this is the book […]

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