Book Review: The Wall by John Lanchester

Tales of dark futures seem to be finding their way to me this year. I hadn’t heard of The Wall by John Lanchester until I stumbled across it while at work. The scarily relevant blurb…

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Book Review: The Seven Deaths of Evelyn Hardcastle

The Seven Deaths of Evelyn Hardcastle by Stuart Turton is an easy novel to sum up superficially, but on paper it’s as complicated and compelling as they come. A mash-up of Agatha Christie, Shirley Jackson,…

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The Book Family Rogerson Round-Up: March 2019

I hardly know where to start! I feel as if we’ve fit a whole year into one month.  There’s been a lot going on behind the scenes here, and also loads happening on stage too. …

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A Literary Weekend in Winchester

Winchester is the perfect setting for a literary weekend break. Bibliophiles often head to Bath, London or Oxford for bookish travel but this pretty historic city has everything a reader could want. We spent a…

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YA Book Review: The Quiet at the End of the World by Lauren James

The Quiet at the End of the World by Lauren James is a YA dystopian told from the perspective of Lowrie, one of the youngest people on Earth.  Cared for by elderly parents, she lives…

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