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Bruny

How far would your government go?

Book review for Outlawed by Anna North

Outlawed

The Western classic gets a feminist makeover

Anxious People

In which 'cops and robbers' is taken to a whole new level

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No One is Talking About This

If Twitter and Instagram made a book baby

No One is Talking About This by Patricia Lockwood is a brilliant book in which every millenial / Gen Z reader will discover a little piece of themselves.

Bruny

How far would your government go?

An explosive, thrilling book from a stunning author.

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Bruny

How far would your government go?

An explosive, thrilling book from a stunning author.

The Clockmaker’s Daughter

Step through time to solve a mystery of the ages

A tapestry that weaves love, murder and mystery through generations.

The Girl in the Painting

Does she hold the key to a mystery long hidden?

If a picture paints a thousand words, how many memories could it tell?

Tales and Tipples

Because no book club night is complete without something great to drink... (and eat)

Patio pet nat review by Fable and Fizz

‘Patio’ Pet Nat

Out on the patio we sip

The pet nat that gives new meaning to the word 'quaffable'.

Chouette Fusée Pét Nat

Tickled pink and full of flavour

'Fusée' by Chouette Wine dons a delicious flavour profile that belies its pretty in pink appearance. Check out my review and learn more about this fizz.

Ginger & Orange Florentines

Buttery, zesty, toffee-like biscuits

These buttery, zesty, toffee-like biscuits make the perfect homemade present or book club treat.

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Bruny

How far would your government go?

Book review for Outlawed by Anna North

Outlawed

The Western classic gets a feminist makeover

Wordslut

A feminist guide to taking back the English language

Weather

A shimmering tour de force about a family, and a nation, in crisis.

Anxious People

In which 'cops and robbers' is taken to a whole new level

Eggshell Skull

A memoir about standing up, speaking out and fighting back

The Midnight Library

Between life and death there is a library, and within that library, the shelves go on forever.

Circe Book Review by Fable and Fizz

Circe

Myth, motherhood and magic

Coming Soon

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...books are mirrors: you only see in them what you already have inside you.

— Carlos Ruiz Zafon

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Curiosities & Co. | Paris
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As a child of the 80s, Bill Murray became a bit of an uncle figure to me. You know, like that random, oddball yet sharp-as-a-tack charming old man that turns Christmases and family get-togethers into screwball comedies? While his latter work has erred on the self-parodying side of things in...
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I blame it on the hand sanitizer.   No one ever realised that hoarding bottles of antibacterial goop was the gateway drug to collecting a two-month supply of toilet paper or baking banana bread. But then, no one ever really realised just how mad society would get over FMCG in the time of COVID-19.  First, we took care of our hands. Then, our butts. ...
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