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Book Review – Featherings

Featherings edited by Vernon RL Head (Jacana) ISBN: 9781431425792 In this charming collection of birding stories, the search for that rare sighting birdwatchers and ornithologists dream of, forms the essence of the book. The language of feathers and the freedoms that come on wings beyond…

Book Review – Don’t Let Go

Don’t Let Go by Harlan Coben (Century) ISBN: 9781780894249 Don’t Let Go has all the key ingredients for the perfect mystery novel: conspiracy, paranoia, and drama. Napoleon Dumas, affectionately known as Nap, has spent the last fifteen years searching for answers to what happened fifteen…

Book Review – The Startup Way

The Startup Way by Eric Ries (Portfolio Penguin) ISBN 9780241197264 The Startup Way is a follow-up to The Lean Startup which looked at concepts such as minimum viable products (MVPs) and pivoting which altered the way startups looked at the business of entrepreneurship. Since then, The…

Book Review – The Last Secret Of The Deverills

The Last Secret Of The Deverills by Santa Montefiore (Simon and Schuster) ISBN 978-1-4711-3593-4 Imagine falling in love for the first time, only to discover that the man you love is your brother, your twin! Martha lives with her adoptive parents in America and travels…

Book Review – The Last Girl

The Last Girl by Nadia Murad (Virago) ISBN: 9780349009759 Nadia Murad is from a small village called Kocho in northern Iraq. In The Last Girl, she tells the story of how the Yazidi people suffered at the hands of ISIS. Dreams and hopes for a brighter…

Book Review – Hasta La Gupta, Baby!

Hasta La Gupta, Baby! by Zapiro (Jacana) ISBN: 9781431425754 If you truly want to understand those headlines about the notorious Gupta brothers, the constant back and forth around missing state funds and a quick view on the mis-management that has been running rife in South…
7 tips for writing a great book review

7 Tips For Writing A Great Book Review

Writers Write is your one-stop resource for writers. We have put together this post with 7 tips for writing a great book review. How do you write a good book review? In How To Write A Great Book Review, Amanda Patterson explains that 'Reviews fall…

Writers Write Reviewers Choose Their Top Books Of 2017

We asked our regular book reviewers to send us their top three reads of 2017. The books do not have to have been published in 2017, although most of them were. As always, their choices are as eclectic as the business of publishing. Amanda Patterson…

Book Review – Lincoln In The Bardo

Lincoln In The Bardo by George Saunders (Bloomsbury) ISBN: 9781408871775 George Saunders is well-known for the rich imagination in his short stories. For this, his debut novel, he won the Man Booker Prize. The story is about Abraham Lincoln and the death of his eleven-year-old…
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