Month: April 2017

Question Marks and Full Stops with Kim Dinan

Greetings! A couple of weeks ago, I’ve shared some inky feelings on the Yellow Envelope by Kim Dinan. This was one of those I-wish-I-had-genie books. “I wish, I wish I could travel to far-off places, to the great, big out-there”. Imagine if you also have a yellow envelope in your pocket with just 3 rules:  Rule […]

Posted April 25, 2017
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Friday Meets – 21 April 2017

Greetings! It is a beautiful day in my hometown. The sun is shining and it’s just a bright bright sunshiny day! So let’s talk books for the weekend. Meet me on Friday @ Friday 56 for a bit of Book Blogger Hop to kick-start the weekend with Book Beginnings. Friday 56 is hosted by Freda’s Voice. For this date, you will need the […]

Posted April 21, 2017
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Don't Tell Anyone by Eleanor Gray

Title: Don’t Tell AnyoneAuthor: Eleanor GrayPublished by: Midnight InkPublication date: 08 December 2016 Read: April 16 – April 18 2017Genre: Mystery; General Fiction; Family DramaPages: 384ISBN:  9780738750224Mareli’s rating: 4 starsRecommend to: Lovers of Whodunnit Description: Nearly lost in a fog of grief over the fatal stabbing of her daughter, art historian Grace Neville feels only sorrow as Jordan Dukes is found guilty of […]

Posted April 20, 2017
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The Sunday Headlines #4

Greetings! It’s Easter Sunday and time for another edition of The Sunday Headlines where we bring you an update of the past week and give you a forecast of the upcoming week. As always, this post links up with The Sunday Post hosted by Caffeinated Book Reviewer and It’s Monday! What are you reading? hosted by Book Date. Remember to give these lovely ladies […]

Posted April 16, 2017
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Book Travelling Thursdays #4 – The saga of Smelly Cat Part 2

Greetings! Welcome to another edition of Book Travelling Thursdays, hosted by the  Goodreads group. Should you wish to participate, just follow the instructions at the end of this post.  Earlier this week, I told you about the newest edition to my household. My very own Smelly Cat! Cover Characteristics – Perfume. Seeing that today’s theme for Book Travelling […]

Posted April 13, 2017
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Jane Steele – Reader, I didn't care for it much

Jane Steele by Lyndsay FayeMy rating: 2 of 5 stars This book is a very good example of a bad habit. The habit of assumption. One assumes that a book is going to be great for oh so many reasons: 1.Everyone is raving mad about it (Sometimes Everyone is just raving mad)2. That blurb. I […]

Posted April 12, 2017
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Top Ten most Unique Characters

Welcome to another edition of Top Ten Tuesday! Today’s topic is Top Ten most unique books we’ve read. Browsing through my reading lists, I’ve realized that apparently  I have quite a fondness for unique books. (Most probably because I am such a unique creature myself) And then it hit me! Instead of making a list […]

Posted April 11, 2017
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Cover Characteristics – Perfume

Cover Characteristics is a weekly meme hosted by Sugar and Snark. Every week they give us these gorgeous themes and then you have to pick 5 covers featuring that theme. If you want to participate:  Pick your covers  Post it to your blog Share your post’s URL in the linky provided by Sugar and Snark Go and […]

Posted April 10, 2017
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The Sunday Headlines #3

Greetings! Welcome to another edition of The Sunday Headlines where we bring you an update of the past week and give you a forecast of the upcoming week. As always, this post links up with The Sunday Post hosted by Caffeinated Book Reviewer and It’s Monday! What are you reading? hosted by Book Date. Remember to give these […]

Posted April 9, 2017
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Friday Meets – 07 April 2017

Greetings! No, I’m not here to talk politics today. I’m just here for the books and free coffee and cake. But I simply had to share this joke. Should you by any chance be interested, you are welcome to read more about the Friday March against Zuma @ News24. Let’s talk books!  Meet me on Friday @ Friday 56 for […]

Posted April 7, 2017
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