• Book Review,  Reviews

    The Feathered Man – Jeremy De Quidt

    “The window of Kusselmann’s shop was full of teeth. They were laid out in neat rows along polished ebony shelves, and piled into small mounds in blue and white porcelain bowls the size of your hand.  Teeth.  Hundreds of teeth. And that was just the window. If you were to go inside, you would find even more laid out on cloth lined trays along the counter and in glass-fronted cabinets along the walls.” In a German town many years ago a teeth puller is called to a lodging house. Two of its boarders have died and its time to get some money for their teeth. What the lady who owns…

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    From The Review Pile (#4)

    From the Review Pile is a meme created by Stephanie over at Stepping Out of the Page. Designed to highlight the books that we have have sitting on our review piles and tbr shelves for far too long, it gives books the little bit of extra publicity they deserve. You can find out more about the meme here and you can follow the link above to Stephanie’s blog. This weeks book will hopefully be getting read soon, however I recently read another book from the same author and I was a little disappointed by it, not majorly but it wasn’t what I excepted and I’m now worried to read this one in case its the…

  • Book Review,  Reviews

    The Toymaker – Jeremy De Quidt

    “Do you know Frausisstrasse? You must. The street named after that fine Duke who, seeing his army beaten before him, rode his great high-stepping white horse down onto the battlefield, and taking off his hat in one majestic sweep, dismounted before the enemy prince, drew his sword as though to surrender it, and drove it instead straight through the man’s heart, so the lost battle was won and the city saved.” Mathias only ever knew his grandfather, Gustav, and the circus they rode with. Gustav kept himself to himself but, the conjuror would frequently tell Mathias that he knew a secret, one that should never be told. When Gustav sees…

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    Letterbox Love (#12)

    Hey! Welcome to Letterbox Love, this is a UK meme, hosted by the lovely Lynsey at Narratively Speaking and inspired by The Story Sirens In My Mailbox, where we highlight the books we got in the post and beyond!! Not a lot of books this week but thats a very good thing as I seem to have been a bit slow at reading lately! (links go to Goodreads or Amazon) For Review:The Feathered Man – Jeremy de QuidtCrusher – Niall Leonard The Double Edged Sword – Sarah SilverwoodThank you so much to Random House and Indigo for these books, I’m really looking forward to them all especially Crusher which I know the…