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Book Reviews

This is a list of the books I've reviewed on my blog so far:

Fiction: Classics

Rose in Bloom by Louisa May Alcott
The Thirty-Nine Steps by John Buchan
The Hound of the Baskervilles by Arthur Conan Doyle
To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee
A Wrinkle in Time by Madeleine L'Engle
Emily of New Moon by L.M. Montgomery
Jane of Lantern Hill by L.M. Montgomery
Whose Body? by Dorothy L. Sayers
Gaudy Night by Dorothy L. Sayers
The Fellowship of the Ring by J.R.R. Tolkien
A Cathedral Courtship by Kate Douglas Wiggin

Fiction: Modern

Miriam by Mesu Andrews
Gatty's Tale by Kevin Crossley-Holland
The Selchester Mysteries by Elizabeth Edmondson
Escape from Rome by Caroline Lawrence
Chronicle of a Last Summer by Yasmine El Rashidi
Dear Mr. Knightley by Katherine Reay
The Star Bell by Stephanie Ricker
The Rakshasa's Bride by Suzannah Rowntree
The Bookseller's Tale by Ann Swinfen
Surprised by Oxford by Carolyn Weber
The Bard's Daughter by Sarah Woodbury
The Uninvited Guest by Sarah Woodbury


In Wartime by Tim Judah


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