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Devolution by Max Brooks

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Devolution by Max Brooks
UK Publication Date: 16th June 2020
Reviewed by: Book Worm
Rating: [★★★★]

This ARC was provided by Random House UK (via NetGalley) in exchange for an honest review.

One word review unsettling, 2 word review deeply unsettling…

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The Girl and the Stars by Mark Lawrence

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The Girl and the Stars by Mark Lawrence
UK Publication Date: 21st April 2020
Reviewed by: Book Worm
Rating: [★★★]

This ARC was provided by Harper Collins UK (via NetGalley) in exchange for an honest review.

Ice, ice baby…

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Booker International Shortlist 2020: The Memory Police

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You may have noticed a slow down in our Booker International 2020 posts that was due to the dreaded Covid-19 which has manage to affect (infect) all areas of our lives. Due to the virus the announcement of the winner has been delayed which means we can spend more time reading the shortlist.

Fear not we will continue to bring you our thoughts on all of the shortlist books as well as our predictions for the winner.

Onwards to shortlist book 3…

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Q by Christina Dalcher

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Q by Christina Dalcher (Master Class in the USA)
UK Publication Date: 30th April 2020
Reviewed by: Book Worm
Rating: [★★★]

This ARC was provided by HQ (via NetGalley) in exchange for an honest review.

What would your Q be…

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Apeirogon: A Novel – Colum McCann

Could this be the start of Booker season?  I really hope so.  Last year I was very wrong with my hopes and dreams for On Earth We’re Briefly Gorgeous.

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Apeirogon: A Novel – Colum McCann 
Published: February 25, 2020
Reviewed by: Nicole
Rating: 5/5

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Conjure Women by Afia Atakoro

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Conjure Women by Afia Atakora
UK Publication Date: 7th April 2020
Reviewed by: Book Worm  and/or Jen
Rating: [★★★★]

This ARC was provided by 4th Estate (via NetGalley) in exchange for an honest review.

Welcome to the South..

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Reading The Plague by Albert Camus in the Time of Covid-19

 

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Good idea or bad idea?

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1001 Books Round-Up April 2020

April’s winners and losers

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The Book of Koli by M.R. Carey

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The Book of Koli by M.R. Carey
UK Publication Date: 16th April 2020
Reviewed by: Book Worm
Rating: [★★★★]

This ARC was provided by Little Brown Book Group UK (via NetGalley) in exchange for an honest review.

Welcome to Ingland in all her post-apocalyptic glory…

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Read Around the World: Colombia

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It’s April already so that must mean it is time to visit Colombia

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