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Our Lady of Mysterious Ailments

Some secrets are meant to stay buried When Ropa Moyo discovered an occult underground library, she expected great things. She’s really into Edinburgh’s secret societies – but turns out they are less into her. So instead of getting paid to work magic, she’s had to accept a crummy unpaid internship. And her with bills to… Continue reading Our Lady of Mysterious Ailments

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The Wrong Side of Kai

"Vanessa doesn’t believe in serious relationships. Come to think of it, she doesn’t believe in any kind of relationship. But when her casual fling with Harrison ends in the ultimate betrayal, she’s out for revenge.A leaked video that’s got everyone talking. A mysterious (and hot) new guy at school.A payback plan. What could go wrong?… Continue reading The Wrong Side of Kai

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Reading Scottish – January Wrap Up

As it’s almost the end of January, it’s time for me to wrap up all of the Scottish fiction that I’ve read this month. If you’ve been here for a while, you’ll maybe know that I love Scottish fiction and make a conscious effort to read books by Scottish authors every month. A smaller… Continue reading Reading Scottish – January Wrap Up

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Everyone has a Tully Dawson: the friend who defines your life. In the summer of 1986, in a small Scottish town, James and Tully ignite a brilliant friendship based on music, films and the rebel spirit. With school over and the locked world of their fathers before them, they rush towards the climax of their… Continue reading Mayflies

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Before Again

He’s been killing for hundreds of years.But he reckoned without her.Kirsty doesn’t do people, but even she can’t ignore the man being roasted alive on the banks of the Clyde. She batters in to save his life…And accidentally tears the fabric of time.Now an ancient serial killer is on the loose and only Kirsty can… Continue reading Before Again

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Sadie, Call the Polis

In 1976, a heatwave hot enough to melt concrete punishes Scotland. While everything burns, a woman arrives in Little Denny Road with a set of keys for her new council flat. She isn’t alone. Her two daughters are always by her side, except at night when they watch their mother drive off in a stranger’s… Continue reading Sadie, Call the Polis

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Two Wintery Murder Mystery Collections

I will accept murder mystery collections in lieu of turtle doves! I received Midwinter Murder by Agatha Christie last Christmas from my parents but I didn’t manage to get it read before the end of December so put it aside for this year. I know I could have read it after then but it included… Continue reading Two Wintery Murder Mystery Collections

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The Shadow Glass and Right to Remain Silent

In this Vlog I read two utterly fantastic books. I am so giddy about how amazing this month has been for books so far…I’m also scared that I’m overdue a duff book. Statistically I should have had at least one but I’m trying to just enjoy the excellent month so far. Any excuse to… Continue reading The Shadow Glass and Right to Remain Silent

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The Edinburgh Skating Club My review and some of the festive sights of Aberdeen I bought The Edinburgh Skating Club a few months ago and put it to the side for December. It felt like it should be read in December or at least winter, when there’s snow and ice because the book heavily features ice skating on… Continue reading The Edinburgh Skating Club

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The Witch and the Tsar and Raising the Alarm My festive Vlog with full reviews I’ve made a start on my Christmas film bingo board and checked off my first prompt. I’m feeling very accomplished! I finished the prompt for White Christmas which was a book featuring snow on the cover. For this prompt I chose The Witch and The Tsar by Olesya… Continue reading The Witch and the Tsar and Raising the Alarm