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The Eighth Day by Mitsuyo Kakuta

Title: The Eighth Day Author: Mitsuyo Kakuta Published: 1 May 2010 Publisher: Kodansha Rating: 4/5 The year is 1985. Kiwako is an ordinary office worker, in love with a married man, until an unwanted abortion causes her to snap. She kidnaps her lover’s six-month-old baby and runs away with her, eventually taking refuge in an… Continue reading The Eighth Day by Mitsuyo Kakuta

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The Duke of Lies… A Review

Title: The Duke of Lies Author: Darcy Burke Publisher: Darcy Burke Publishing Published: 29 May 2018 Rating: 4/5 Goodreads Summary Verity Beaumont has suffered domineering men most of her life, first with her father and then with her husband. Free from both men, she has finally found peace. Even meeting a kind and hard-working gentleman… Continue reading The Duke of Lies… A Review

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Breathless… Review

Title: Breathless Author: Celeste Bradley & Susan Donovan Published: 12 June 2018 Publisher: St. Martin’s Griffin Source: Netgalley Rating:  4/5 Goodreads synopsis She was “the Swan.” London’s premiere courtesan. Men want to be with her. Women loathe her success and yet admire her beauty, her riches, her independence. But when the jealous wife of her… Continue reading Breathless… Review

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A Duke Like No Other… A Review

  Title: A Duke Like No Other Author: Valerie Bowman Published: 1 May 2018 Publisher: St. Martin’s Paperbacks Source: Netgalley Rating: 3/5 Summary First comes love, then comes marriage. Unless it’s the other way around. . . General Mark Grimaldi has sacrificed everything for his military career, working his way through the ranks without the… Continue reading A Duke Like No Other… A Review

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Pelukis Jalanan… A Review

Title: Pelukis Jalanan Author: Teme Abdullah Publisher: Iman publication Published: January 2016 Source: Library Rating: 5/5 I am quite prejudiced against my own race especially when it comes to  literature which explains why I rarely if ever read any Malay books. Not to say I don’t, I do, just very very rarely. The last Malay… Continue reading Pelukis Jalanan… A Review