Weekly Reads | 2018 | Week 18 April 30th to 6th May

This post is going to be looking at the books that I have read or finished reading as well as started or continued reading this week. If all the things listed (Book Information post etc.) under each of the short reviews are not links once this post published then they will be as soon as the reviews etc. are published themselves.

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The Books I read or finished reading this week are:                                            The Mermaid and Mrs Hancock by Imogen Hermes Gower <Narrator: Juliet Stevenson                                                                                                           Mobi ebook from Edelweis &  Audibook                                                             Reading period: read from 21st to 30th April 2028.                                                   Star Rating: 5/5 Stars                                                                                                      book information and review post              

 I heard great things about this book from many Booktubers on you tube (simon from Savage Reads, Merceides form merciesbookmusings) all saying how amazing it was which is why I purchased and read it (as a Kindle book with audible Narration(aduio book)). This is an amazing well writen book which was thoroughly engrosing and an interesting

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The Baroneetes Wedding Engagement (Royal Wedding Invitations 2/4) by Jessica Hart                                                                                                               Kindle Book                                                                                                             Reading period: 21/4 to 1/5 2018                                                                          Star Rating: 4/5 Stars                                                                                                      book information & Book Review post                                                                         I immediately started reading this as soon as I’d strated reading this book as soon as I’d finished the first book in the series (Just One Darned thing after another) because I’d enjoyed it so much that I wanted to know what happened next. Initially I was reading it as a Kindle Book then I added audble narration to the book and as soon as I started listening to the book I was toatlly immersed in the story due to the skill of the Narrator.                       It was great being back in this world and with the characters again. For my full review please feel free to follow this link….

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The Dazzling Heights (The Thousandth Floor 2/2) by Katherine McGee [Narrator: Phoebe Strole]                                                                                            Mobi ebook via Edelweiss & Kindle Book with Audible Narration                               Reading Period: read from 14/2 to 13/4 2018                                                             Star Rating: 4/5 Stars                                                                                                      Book information & Review Post                                                                                 I started reading this book when I fnished reading the previous book in this series              

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Nora & Kettle (Paperstars 1/2) by Lauren Nicole Taylor <Narrator: Hailey Landers>                                                                                                            Kindle book with Audible Narrarion                                                                    Reading Period: read from 14/2 to 13/4 2018                                                             Star Rating: 4/5 Stars                                                                                                     Book information & Review Post

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Paper Princes (The Royals 1/4) by Erin Watt <Narrator: Angela Goethals>                                                                                                                         Kindle Book with Audible Narration                                                                             Reading Period: Read from 7/2 to 3/5 2018                                                                Star Rating: 5/5 Stars                                                                                                      Book Information and Review Post

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Darkfever (Fever 1/4) by Marie Moning <Narrator: Joyce Bean>                     Kindle Book with Audible Narration                                                                             Reading Period: Read from 31/7/17 to 3/5/18                                                             Star Ratint: 5/5 Stars                                                                                                       Book & Information Reveiew 

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The Books I Started or Continued with this week are:                                               * Started – [Kindle Book] The Bestmans Bride (Royal Wedding Invitations             3/4) by                                                                                                                        * Continued – [Kindle Book] Deadly Harvest (Flynn Brothers 2/3) by                      Heather Graham                                                                                                        * Continued – [Kindle book with audible Narration] Dreams of Gods and             Monsters (Daughter of Smoke & Bone 2/4) by Laini Taylor      <Narrator:         Kristin Hvam>                                                                                                              * Continued [Kindle Book] Murder in the House of Rooster Happiness                 (Ethical Chaing May Detective Agency 1/2) by David Casarett

On the whole I had a good reading week which is quite surprising as it was during the Easter Holidays so obviousley my son was at home so I wasn’t expecting to be able to read very much during the day. I enjoyed everything I read this week whether it was something I finished reading or started/continued reading.                                                                                            If any of you have anything you want to share with me about the books that I have reviewd and mentioned in this post then please feel free to share them with me in the comments below,

Weekly Reads | 2018 | Week 17 23rd – 29th April

In this post I will be discussing the books I currently reading or have started this week and the books that I have read/finished reading this week.

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The Books that I read this week are:

Winter Garden by Kristin Hannah <Narrator: Susan Erickson>                       Read from 15th to 16th April 2018                                                                               Star Rating: 5/5 Stars                                                                                                      book information & Review Post                                                                                 I heard about this book from Jen on her channel Jen Talks Audiobooks who gave it an effusive review on her channel. This was a fantastically well written book which told the story of a Family where the mother had lived through the Siege of Leningrad during the second world war. The mother told the story of her life during the Siege bit by bit through a fairytale which she’d been telling her daughters the initial part of since they were children.         The imagery that the words created in places was amazing and was helped along the way by the skill of the Narrator, and it made me feel like I was a part of the story. Both this author and Narrator have become auto reads and listens because their both good in their fields.

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The Final Empire (Mistborn 1/ ) by Brandon Sanderson <Narrator: >           Read from 28th March to 26th April 2018                                                                    My Rating:  5/5 Stars                                                                                                      book information & Review post                                                                                 I am so glad that I finally read this book which I’d heard about from several book tubers that II follow all of whom had said how great it was and they were all right. This is the first book in a multi book series and it told the story of Vin a young girl who’s an untrained Mistborn.                                                      I thoroughly enjoyed this well written book especially once I started listening to it via audible narration with my Kindle book as i felt totally engrossed in the story and world. The magic system in the book is fascinating and I can’t wait to see how it and all the character’s who I loved for different reasons develop further in future books in the series. It is for this reason that I can’t wait to get and start reading the next book, The Well if Ascension, in the series.

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The Baronet’s Wedding Engagement (Royal Wedding Invitations 2/4) by Jessica Hart                                                                                                               Reading Period: Read from April 21 to 27 2018                                                         My Rating: 5/5 Stars                                                                                                       book information & Review post                                                                         

This is the second book in the Royal Wedding Invitations series by various authors in which continues the story of Hope and Jonas’s Wedding planning/organization as well as Max (Hope’s Brother) and Flora’s (one of Hope’s Best friends and Bridesmaids) story. I loved the fact that although the engagement between Max and flora started as a fake one for the sake of the Crown Princess it became a real one in the end.  I enjoyed this book more than I did the first one, as in this one unlike the other one there were no extra words in sentences – which when it happened in the first book and drew me out of the story.                                                                                                 It was great being back in the world of an upcoming Royal Wedding and with the characters from the first book as well as meeting the new characters introduced in this book. Having read this book I know I want to read more books by this author as I enjoyed her writing style.                              This book is a lovely short little contemporary romance and it fits in to the contemporary romance very well

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Days of Blood and Starlight (Daughter of Smoke and Bone 2/4) by Laini Taylor <Narrator: Emilia Fox>                                                                                    Read from 12/3/17 to 19/4/18                                                                                      Star Rating: 5/5 Stars                                                                                                      Book Information and Information Post                                                                    As soon as I had finished the previous book in this series (Daughter of Smoke and Bone) and was able to get hold of this book I started reading it. I again got the audible narration with the kindle book as I know that this is the way that I am going to read all the books in this series.                                           The combination of Laini’s writing and Emilia’s Narration meant that I was thoroughly engrossed in the story and plot, and strong belief in the characters. I can honestly say that I love Laini’s writing so she has become an auto read author as well as due to the skill of the narrator she has become an auto listen narrator.                                                                                                  This book fits well in to the YA Paranormal Fantasy Romance genre so I would recommend it to anyone who enjoys reading books from these genres.

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Currently Reading                                                                                                        Started                                                                                                                              * The Bridesmaids Bodyguard  (Royal Wedding Invitations 3/4) by Liz                    Fielding  [Kindle Book]                                                                                              * The Bronze Horseman (The Bronze Horseman 1/3) by Paulina Simmons         [Audio Book]  <Narrator: James Langdon>                                                          Continued                                                                                                                        * The Mermaid and Mrs Hancock by Imogen Hermes Gower [Mobi e-book        from NetGalley/Audio Book]                                                                                     * Murder at the House of Rooster Happiness (Ethical Chaing Mai Detective       Agency 1/) by David Casarett  [Kindle Book]                                                          * The Dazzling Heights (The Thousandth Floor 2/2) by Katherine                           McGee [Mobi ebook from Edelweiss]                                                                    * Nora & Kettle (Paper Stars 1/2) by Lauren Nicole Taylor [Kindle Book with        audible Narration]

Well as you can see I have had a good and varied reading week. if any of you have read or want to read any of these books then feel free to let me know what you thought of them or what makes you want to read them as Idlove to talk to you about them.

Weekly Reads | 2018 | Week 16 – 16th to 22nd April

In this post I will be discussing the books I currntly reading or have started this week and the books that I have read/finished reading this week.

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The Books that I read this week are:

Ghost Memories (The Bone Island Series 0.5/4/Prequel) by Heather Graham                                                                                                                            Read from 15th to 16th April 2018                                                                               Star Rating: 5/5 Strs                                                                                                     book information                    Book Review              Series Review                            This  a short prequel Novella about the Ghost, Bartholomew, who appears in the main booksin this series (Trilogy). It was quick and easy to read and gave a good background to the stories from the main books, as well as Bartholomew’s history. I would reccomend this book to anyone who enjoys this series or any of Heathers other books but I would recommend that it is read after the books from the main

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American Street by Ibi Zoabi <Narrator: Robin Miles>                                       Read from  to 16th April 2018                                                                                        My Rating:  5/5 Stars                                                                                                      book information post              Book review                                                                I am so glad that I finally read this book which I’d heard about from several book tubers that II follow all of whom had said how great it was and they were all right. This told the story of Fabiola a young girl who had travelled to America with her mother from Port-au-Prince,Hati and their journey through her mother being arested at Customs.                                                                       This was a fantastically well written                                              

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Heart of Evil (Krewe of Hunters 2/26) by Heather Graham <Narrator: >       Read from  to 2018                                                                                                         My Rating: 5/5 Stars                                                                                                      book information post           Book Review                                                              This is the second book in the Krewe of Hunters series in which the team are asked to investigate the Murder of one of the Reenacters at the Donegal Plantation the home of one of the groups, Jake Mallory, old flame of the Granddaughter, Ashley Donegal, of the owner of the Plantation.    

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The Sweetness at the Bottom of the Pie (Flavia de Luce 1/) by Alan Bradley <Narrator: Emillia Fox>                                                                                Read from 12/3/17 to 19/4/18                                                                                      Star Rating: 5/5 Stars                                                                                                      Book Information Post            Book Review                                                                I started reading this book as Paperback but as I hadn’t finished reading it by the time i had to return it to the library I then bought a copy on my kindle however I ended up buting the audiobook version of it as I still wasn’t able to get it finish it in kindle format. It has to be said that I am glad that I got it in audiobook format because it meant that i was finally able to finish reading it due to the narrators skill in voicing all the different characters.                           The Characters and plot in the story were well written and developed which meant they were beleivable.It was a good introduction to what i am sure is going to be a great YA historical mystery series.

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China Rich Girlfriend (Crazy Rich Asians 2/3) by Kevin Kwan [Narrator: Lydia Look]                                                                                                                      Read from 7th to 20th April 2018                                                                                 My Star Rating:5/5 Stars                                                                                                 Book information & Review Post                 Book Review                                        This is the second book in the Crazy Rich Asians Trillogy and I started reading it as soon as I’d finished reading the previous Book (Crazy Rich Asians, because I enjoyed it so much.                                                                          I enjoyed this book as much as the first one especially as I listened to it as I had the first one. Although the Narrator for this book was different from the first one she narrated the book as well as the other one and I will make a point of finding other books she’s narrated.                             

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The Prince’s Bride (Royal Wedding Invitations 1/4) by Sophie Watson           Read from  to 2018                                                                                                        Book information & Review post 

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The Books I Started or Continued with this weekare:                                              * Started – [Kindle Book] Sacred Evil  (Krewe of Hunters 3/26) by Heather           Graham                                                                                                                       * Started – The Bachelor Girl’s Guide to Muredr (Herringford and Watts              Mystery 1/) by Rachel McMillan                                                                               * Started [Netgalley Mobi/audible Audio Book] The Mermaid and Mrs                Hancock                                                                                                                       * Continued – [Kindle book with audible Narration] The Final Empire                    (Mistborn 1/6) by Brandon Sanderson                                                                   * Continued – [Kindle Book] Deadly Harvest (Flynn Brothers 2/3) by Heather      Graham                                                                                                                       * Continued – [mobi] The Dazzling Heights (The Thousandth Floor 2/2) by           Katherine McGee                                                                                                        * Continued [Kindle book with audible Narration] Days of Blood and                  Starlight by Laini Taylor <Narrator: >