The Goldfinch by Donna Tartt | 17 Books We Loved In 2013

The Goldfinch: Donna Tartt’s ambitious, over-the-top tale of a boy, a painting and our love of the inanimate

It’s 1686, 18 year-old Nella is to begin a new life as the wife of illustrious trader Johannes, he presents her with an extraordinary wedding gift: a cabinet-sized replica of their home furnished by an elusive miniaturist, whose tiny creations mirror their real-life counterparts in unexpected ways. As Nella uncovers the secrets of the household she realizes the dangers that are awaiting them all. Does the miniaturist hold their fate in her hands? Will she be their salvation or their…

'The Miniaturist' van Jessie Burton (vertaald 'Het huis aan de gouden bocht')

The Woman Who Stole My Life by Marian Keyes. Not her best offering and took me a while but still worth a read.

Weekend Book Review

Marian Keyes is back with a hilarious book that tells the story of beautician Stella Sweeney, a self-help writer who develops a rare autoimmune disease.

The Cuckoo's Calling - Robert Galbraith (JK Rowling). Brilliantly read on audio books by Philip Gleinster!

Top 10 summer holiday reads 2013

The Cuckoo’s Calling Cormoran Strike Book at Lowest Price at - Best Online Offer

J.K. Rowling is back (albeit under the pseudonym Robert Galbraith) with her second crime-thriller novel, The Silkworm. The private detective Cormoran Strike returns to solve the mystery of a novelist who has gone missing after penning an explosive memoir. There are no wizards or dark arts, but plenty of spine-tingling thrills. The Silkworm, A Cormoran Strike Novel, by Robert Galbraith, £9.99, ...

Summer Reads - New Book Releases

The Silkworm Paperback. When novelist Owen Quine goes missing, his wife calls in private detective Cormoran Strike. At first, she just thinks he has gone off by himself for a few days - as he has done before - and she wants Strike to fin.

Shopaholic to the Stars by Sophie Kinsella Cannot WAIT for this to be released! Have been wanting a new shopaholic book for ages! :-)

Sophie Kinsella Books: Shopaholic to the Stars or The Undomestic Goddess or Shopaholic and Sister or A Desirable Residence or Mini Shopaholi

This Month’s Top Picks in Fiction — THE EMPTY THRONE, by Bernard Cornwell

This Month's Top Picks in Fiction

Supporting the widow of the dying ruler of Mercia in her unconventional fight for leadership, wounded soldier Uhtred searches for his lost sword to regain his strength.

Nemesis by Jo Nesbo

Sofies gate OSLO - To visit Oslo with Jo Nesbo as your guide? Nesbo also brings in a gypsy character along with interesting background on Romany gypsies in Norway.

Book Review: The Bat by Jo Nesbo - author Carmen Amato Harry Hole + Australia = strange start to a Nordic noir mystery series. It was first but read it last.

Book Review: The Bat by Jo Nesbo

Fishpond Australia, The Bat: Harry Hole 1 (Harry Hole) by Don Bartlett (Translated ) Jo Nesbo. Buy Books online: The Bat: Harry Hole 1 (Harry Hole), ISBN Don Bartlett (Translated by) Jo Nesbo

The Hourglass Factory by Lucy Ribchester Amazing book! I'd highly recommend this to anyone!

The Hourglass Factory by Lucy Ribchester Amazing book! I'd highly recommend this to anyone!

Asterix and the Picts

Asterix & Obelix "Asterix & the Caledonians" (Scotts ; ) illustrated/authored by new team Jean-Yves Ferri + Didier Conrad vs original by illustrated by genius Albert Uderzo + authored by René Goscinny

Mark Billingham 'The Bones Beneath' (Hardback)

The Bones Beneath (Tom Thorne Novels) eBook: Mark Billingham: - one of the best in the series - very highly recommended

The Mummyfesto - funny yet deeply moving, great read!

Yesterday was Mothering Sunday so here we have ten top books featuring mums!