#R3COMM3ND3D2017 with #BookBlogger Kate Noble (@TheQuietKnitter) #TheQuietKnitter

When I started damppebbles in January 2016 the one thing I didn’t expect was to make some incredibly good friends.  I wasn’t aware of the community of like-minded individuals whose love of books holds friendships strong like glue.  From blogging, I have made some very dear friends but there are two ladies I can always count on to make me smile when I’m in a grump or to help me out with a tricky blog based question or advice.  Two stupendously good blogger friends and I am thrilled to have them both feature on the damppebbles, one today and one tomorrow.

First up is the gorgeous Kate Noble of The Quiet Knitter who has absolutely no idea exactly how good she is at this blogging lark and how much we all appreciate her.  Kate’s blog (obviously) is one of my favourites so if you haven’t discovered The Quiet Knitter yet then you must!

Kate joins me today with her #R3COMM3ND3D2017 choices.  #R3COMM3ND3D2017 is where I ask book blogger and authors to name three must-read titles published this year (that’s 2017).

Here are Kate’s choices…

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The Sewing Machine by Natalie Fergie
A very special book that has taken up a place in my heart, I fell in love with the stories of each of the characters and became so invested in them that it felt like they came alive. The wonderful writing drew me in and captured my attention completely. The exploration of the characters is so wonderfully done, the research that has gone into this book shines through and it’s almost magical to read.

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Angels in the Moonlight by Caimh McDonnell (A Prequel to the Dublin Trilogy)
Two words – Bunny McGarry! This is a character that I took a huge liking to in previous books and when I heard he was the star of this book I was ecstatic! But that aside, this is also a very well written crime novel with some incredibly important themes. Relationships are so vital in this book and the clever way they are written is awesome to see. I also really loved the way that Caimh McDonnell writes, it’s like he’s sitting sharing the story with you over a coffee (or pint), easy flowing, humorous & utterly brilliant!

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Block 46 by Johana Gustawsson (translated by Maxim Jakubowski)
One of my most heart stopping, shock inducing, tear jerking reads. There’s something so “wow” about this book that I’m beginning to regret picking it, how do I sum this up? Utterly despicable killer, so cold and ruthless who leaves me feeling so cold and creeped out, heart wrenching tales of concentration camps under Nazi rule, a complex murder investigation – what’s not to love?! Such a powerful book and a bloody brilliant read!

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Thank you so much for joining me today, Kate and for your terrific recommendations.  I’ve read the first book in ‘The Dublin Trilogy’ and it was a hair’s breadth from featuring on my top reads of 2016 list.  And I can completely understand what you mean about ‘Block 46’.

If Kate has managed to tempt you or if you would like to find out more about the books she has recommended, please see the following amazon.co.uk links:

The Sewing Machine by Natalie Fergie | Angels in the Moonlight by Caimh McDonnell | Block 46 by Johana Gustawsson |

About Kate:
My name is Kate, I’m mum to 1 human child of the toddling variety and 2 canines (a border collie and a border collie x). I’ve had a fascination with books for as long as I can remember and most of my spare time is spent either reading or knitting. I live in a wee village in the countryside which is a huge change for a city girl!

Kate’s Blog and Social Media Links:
The Quiet Knitter | Twitter |

Join me tomorrow when I will be welcoming my #blogbestie, Jo Robertson of My Chestnut Reading Tree to damppebbles with her three #R3COMM3ND3D2017 picks.

#R3COMM3ND3D2017 with #BookBlogger Juliet Butler (@Bookliterat) #Bookliterati

It is my pleasure to welcome another great book blogger to damppebbles today, Juliet Butler of the brilliant Bookliterati.  Juliet has very kindly agreed to share her three #R3COMM3ND3D2017 choices with us.

#R3COMM3ND3D2017 is an opportunity for book bloggers and authors to share the book love.  All I ask is that the three books chosen must have been published this year, in 2017.  That’s the only stipulation.  Pretty easy, right?!

Here are Juliet’s choices…

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In The Name of the Family by Sarah Dunant
Sarah Dunant brings Renaissance Italy to life with her vivid descriptions of both people and places. This is a novel of the infamous Borgia Family so is full of intrigue, Secrets, corruption and murder. It is because of Sarah Dunant that I finally made the decision to start my degree in Art History.

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A Column of Fire by Ken Follett (The Kingsbridge Novels)
I thoroughly enjoyed the previous two books in the Kingsbridge Trilogy so was very excited to read this book. It is full of historical detail and covers a turbulent period in British history. Full of fact and fiction, it is historical fiction at its best.

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The Pearl Sister by Lucinda Riley (The Seven Sisters #4)
This is the fourth book in The Seven Sisters series of books, and for me it is the best so far. Beautifully written, with attention to detail, Lucinda brings her characters to life, and conveys the desolate red dust of the Australian outback so well, you can almost feel the heat. This is my favourite series at the moment.

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Thanks so much for joining me today Juliet with your brilliant recommendations.  If Juliet has managed to convince you, or if you would like to find out more about the books she recommends, please see the following amazon.co.uk links:

In The Name of the Family by Sarah Dunant | A Column of Fire by Ken Follett | The Pearl Sister by Lucinda Riley |

About Juliet:
I started blogging eighteen months ago to help give me purpose to life as I suffer from spondylosis and depression. My favourite genre is good historical fiction but I also love crime, thrillers, literary fiction and contemporary fiction. I live in Whitley Bay with my husband, daughter who is still at home at 24 and my three wonderful cocker spaniels.

Juliet’s Blog and Social Media Links:
Bookliterati | Twitter | Facebook |

My thanks to Juliet for joining me today.  Check back in tomorrow when I am joined by one of my very favourite people, the gorgeous Kate Noble of The Quiet Knitter.

#R3COMM3ND3D2017 with #BookBlogger Eva M. (@noveldeelights) #NovelDeelights

I am stupidly excited to welcome the lovely Eva of Novel Deelights back to damppebbles today.  Eva very kindly provided a guest review when I was being drowned in books (best way to go) earlier this year*.  Since then, Eva has become an incredibly popular blogger (nothing to do with me) and I’ve thoroughly enjoyed watching her blog grow over the last year.

Eva joins me today to take part in #R3COMM3ND3D2017.  If you’re new to the blog then let me explain.  #R3COMM3ND3D2017 is where I invite the awesomeness of book bloggers and authors to recommend three of their favourite reads from 2017.  And that’s the only rule, the books must have been published in 2017.

Here’s what Eva chose…

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A Killer Harvest by Paul Cleave
Because Paul Cleave seems to be rather underrated and more people should be reading his books. I hope this stand-alone will make people check out some of his other work.

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The Scandal (Published in the US as Beartown) by Fredrik Backman
Sometimes heartbreakingly sad and incredibly thought-provoking, it got completely under my skin and I will recommend this one until I’m blue in the face.

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The Good Daughter by Karin Slaughter
It’s Karin Slaughter. ‘Nuff said. 😉

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As expected, brilliant recommendations, thank you Eva.  ‘The Good Daughter’ is cropping up a lot which is great to see (I have ‘The Good Daughter’ on my TBR and will get round to reading it soon, I promise).

If Eva has managed to tempt you, or if you would like to find out more about the books she has recommended, please click the following amazon.co.uk links:

A Killer Harvest by Paul Cleave | The Scandal by Fredrik BackmanThe Good Daughter by Karin Slaughter |

About Eva:
I’m Eva, wrong side of 40, living in Belgium with a hubby and a 13-year-old Maltese called Yoshi. I like books, boots and white wine, not necessarily in that order and dream of living in Tuscany.

Eva’s Blog and Social Media Links:
Novel Deelights | Twitter | Facebook | Instagram |

* I’m STILL drowning in books!

My thanks to the wonderful Eva for joining me today.  Make sure you check in again tomorrow when I welcome Juliet Butler of Bookliterati to the blog.

#R3COMM3ND3D2017 with #BookBlogger Helen (@baattyabtbooks) #baattyaboutbooks

I am delighted to welcome the lovely Helen of baattyaboutbooks to damppebbles today.  Helen has very kindly agreed to share her three #R3COMM3ND3D2017 reads with us.  If you haven’t discovered Helen’s fab blog yet then you must.

#R3COMM3ND3D2017 is where authors and bloggers tell us about their three MUST read books of 2017.  The only stipulation is that the books must have been published this year, in 2017.

Here are Helen’s choices…

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Another Woman’s Husband by Gill Paul
Loved the mixture of past and present, what I learnt about Wallis. Pretty much everything really.

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Sweetpea by C.J. Skuse
Because it’s f**king brilliant.

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Dangerous Crossing by Rachel Rhys
The quality of the writing and plot really reminds me of Agatha Christie who I love and this was a really enjoyable read.

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Brilliant choices, Helen.  Thank you for joining me today.  ‘Dangerous Crossing’ is definitely top of my wishlist and despite being turned down (for the first time EVER) on NetGalley for ‘Sweetpea’ I will get a chance to read it one day (otherwise, I’ll probably cry).

If Helen has managed to tempt you or if you would like more information about the books she has recommended then please see the following amazon.co.uk links:

Another Woman’s Husband by Gill Paul | Sweetpea by C.J. Skuse | Dangerous Crossing by Rachel Rhys |

About Helen:
Blogger and reviewer, admin for TBC on Facebook.

Helen’s Blog and Social Media Links:
baattyaboutbooks | Twitter |

My thanks to Helen for joining me today.  Tomorrow I am thrilled to welcome author Ross Greenwood with his #R3COMM3ND3D2017 reads.

#R3COMM3ND3D2017 with #BookBlogger Melisa Broadbent (@TheBroadbean) #BroadbeansBooks

I am thrilled to welcome the ever so lovely Melisa Broadbent to damppebbles today.  I’ve not been following Melisa’s brilliant site Broadbean’s Books for long but I’m already a little bit in love with her blog.

Melisa has kindly joined me today to take part in #R3COMM3ND3D2017.  #R3COMM3ND3D2017 is where I challenge book bloggers and authors to come up with three recommended reads, all published in 2017.  It’s that simple; any genre, any book as long as it was published this year.

Here are Melisa’s choices…

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Island of Secrets by Patricia Wilson
A beautifully well-written book with such vivid descriptions that you feel you on this beautiful island. Heartbreaking in places but I loved this book from the first page.

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Sleep No More by P.D. James
I am sad to say that I have never read a PD James book. Shame on me as I’ve been missing out on a treat. This is a collection of short murderous stories that I devoured in a weekend. Wicked and funny – a brilliant combination! Highly recommended.

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Sleigh Rides and Silver Bells at the Christmas Fair by Heidi Swain
This is a beautiful book set at Christmas time in the idyllic village of Wynbridge. I was pulled right into this deliciously cosy storyline and fell immediately in love with the characters and setting. I wish I had actually saved this to read at Christmas but I couldn’t resist it. This is one book that I will be reading every Christmas from now on.

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Great choices, thanks Melisa.  And just so you don’t feel too bad, I hadn’t read any P.D. James either before I picked up ‘Sleep No More’ and I call myself a crime blogger.  Pah!  I have seen ‘Sleep No More’ in a number of bookshops since it’s release and I can’t help but pick a copy up and stroke it – it’s so lovely!

If Melisa has managed to tempt you or if you would like to find out more about the books she recommends, please see the following amazon.co.uk links:

Island of Secrets by Patricia Wilson | Sleep No More by P.D. James | Sleigh Rides and Silver Bells at the Christmas Fair by Heidi Swain |

About Melisa:
I have loved reading all my life and would regularly visit the local library and come back home weighed down with books. I recently set up my blog as a way of interacting with other bookworms and have been welcomed into the book blogging world with open arms. They are really a lovely set of folk! I have two dogs (who thankfully have stopped eating my books) and a lovely fiancé Graham, who reads one book a year. Unbelievable but it’s true.

Melisa’s Blog and Social Media Links:
Broadbean’s Books | Twitter | Instagram |

My thanks again to Melisa for joining me today.  Check back in tomorrow when I welcome author Rachel Sargeant to damppebbles with her #R3COMM3ND3D2017  choices.

#R3COMM3ND3D2017 with #BookBlogger Tracy Fenton (@Tr4cyF3nt0n) #CompulsiveReaders #TBConFB

I am delighted to welcome the lovely Tracy Fenton to damppebbles today and it’s her blogiversary, whoop whoop!  One year ago today Tracy leapt into the world of book blogging with the awesome Compulsive Readers and hasn’t looked back since.  Happy blogiversary Tracy, long may you blog.  Tracy is also the founder member of a super secret book group on Facebook *wink, wink* and she’s here today to share her #R3COMM3ND3D2017 reads with us.

#R3COMM3ND3D2017 is where I ask book bloggers and authors to name three must-read books published in 2017.  That’s it.  It’s that simple.  Three books from one awesome bookish year.

Here are Tracy’s choices…

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You Don’t Know Me by Imran Mahmood
Once in a while you read a book that not only gets under your skin, but it leaves you breathless and gasping out loud. You Don’t Know Me is an incredible debut novel. Told entirely through Court Transcripts – a young man charged with murder sacks his lawyer and tells his defence story in his own voice to the jury over a period of ten days. Covering gang culture and social issues, our young narrator breathes life in his story and brings it vividly into the readers imagination. Keeping the reader interested for over 400 pages highlights the skill of this author. A truly fascinating, enthralling, thought-provoking book which will stay in my thoughts for a long time.

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Exquisite by Sarah Stovell
Oh My! Where do I begin? Firstly I apologise as I don’t think my ramblings will give this book half the credit it deserves and as I am not a writer myself I am finding it difficult to put my emotions and thoughts down coherently. However I will give it a go. Bo Luxton is a successful author, married with a two young daughters and living a life of harmony in the Lake District. Alice Dark is a young aspiring writer without much direction in her life and meets Bo on a Creative Writing course. Almost instantly you can feel the connections both intellectually and physically grow between these women which escalates into a very dark, intense relationship. This is a very tense and beautifully crafted psychological thriller which keeps the reader captivated until the final page. Each chapter, whether it was Bo’s or Alice’s narrative, kept me gripped and holding my breath. I absolutely adored this book and wish it every success it deserves and highly recommend it to all lovers of intelligent psychological thrillers.

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All The Wicked Girls by Chris Whitaker
Having only recently discovered Chris Whitaker and raved about Tall Oaks (I was rather excited (jumped up and down several times) to receive an advanced copy of his 2nd novel All the Wicked Girls from his publishers. I was told it was nothing like Tall Oaks and quite dark. Dark? Dark doesn’t even begin to describe this book – how about a complete black-out? I found myself reading this book so slowly as I was savouring each page/chapter and character instead of my usual rapid read and that is because each page is a literal work of art. Chris Whitaker has the ability to pick up the reader and transport them into the fictional small town of Grace, swelter in the heat, feel the fear and tension amongst the town folk and connect with the characters. Once again he created two wonderful characters in Noah and Purv and whilst their stories were heartbreaking, tragic and sad, their friendship and humour made me smile throughout. A beautifully written story of love, friendship, beliefs, fear, passion and I’m not embarrassed to say I cried at the end.

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Thanks for these tremendous recommendations, Tracy.  I’ve recently read and reviewed ‘All The Wicked Girls’ myself and completely agree with what you say.  ‘Exquisite’ is a book which will feature in my books of the year post on New Year’s Eve and I am DESPERATE to read ‘You Don’t Know Me’.

If Tracy has managed to tempt you or if you would like to find out more about the books she has recommended, then please see the following amazon.co.uk links:

You Don’t Know Me by Imran Mahmood | Exquisite by Sarah Stovell | All The Wicked Girls by Chris Whitaker |

About Tracy:
I am a self-confessed Compulsive Reader. In Oct 2014 I set up THE Book Club on Facebook, a secret group for readers, authors, publishers and book addicts. With an international membership of over 7800 readers and 1200 authors THE Book Club (TBC) is now considered one of the most influential online book clubs in the publishing industry. In December 2016 I set up Compulsive Readers reviewing and recommending only the books I LOVE and also interviews with all my favourite authors.

Tracy’s Blog and Social Media Links:

Compulsive Readers | Twitter | Facebook |

My thanks to Tracy for joining me today.  Make sure you pop back tomorrow when I will be welcoming the lovely Melisa Broadbent of Broadbean’s Books to damppebbles.

#R3COMM3ND3D2017 with #BookBlogger Cathy Ryan (@CathyRy) #BetweenTheLines

I am delighted to welcome the very lovely Cathy Ryan of the wonderful Between The Lines ~ Books’n’Stuff blog to damppebbles today.  What always amazes me about Cathy’s blog is the variety of books she reviews.  Between The Lines was one of the first blogs I followed as a newbie blogger (still am a newbie, ha!) and Cathy has been so supportive since day one.

#R3COMM3ND3D2017 gives book bloggers and authors the opportunity to recommend three must-read titles published in 2017.  I am thrilled Cathy is joining me today to share to her three #R3COMM3ND3D2017 picks.

Here are Cathy’s choices…

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The Dry by Jane Harper
It’s a well structured, compelling mystery with surprises I didn’t see coming. The past and present blend seamlessly in the measured pace of the narrative. It’s a character driven story which unfolds believably, with the emotions and human frailties easily imagined in such a dire situation and rural setting, where there is no escape.

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The Quiet Child by John Burley
The Quiet Child is a haunting and tense mystery, alternating between the kidnapped boys’ captivity and the desperation of the hunt to find them. The contrast between police investigations then and now is huge, you forget and take for granted just how much things have moved on. Back then even tracing a phone call required considerable time and effort. With lots of vivid imagery and detailing, the narrative moves along relentlessly with blindsiding twists.

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Don’t Let Go by Harlan Coben
This book is filled with suspense, emotion and is a fast paced, gripping read. With several compelling, well defined characters, the plot is put together brilliantly. Each time I thought I knew where it was going there was another unexpected twist. The protagonist’s quest for answers and his desire to get to the bottom of the secrets surrounding the original group of high school friends leads to more questions than answers.

Excellent, thank you so much for joining me today Cathy.  I have read and thoroughly enjoyed ‘The Dry’ but the other two titles are going on my wishlist!

If Cathy has managed to tempt you (as well as me!), or if you would like to find out more about the books she has recommended then please click the following amazon.co.uk links:

The Dry by Jane Harper | The Quiet Child by John Burley | Don’t Let Go by Harlan Coben |

About Cathy:
I’ve always loved reading and books have been a constant throughout my life. Now I enjoy sharing, and finding new books through the wonderful blogging community. My ideal job would be in a book/coffee shop – the best of both worlds! Photography is a fairly new hobby which I’m having lots of fun with. I enjoy spending time with family and friends, walking by the sea with my dog, exploring new places, music and going to the theatre. And possibly the odd glass or two of wine! We’ve moved around quite a bit and are now based in (windy) North Wales.

Cathy’s Blog and Social Media Links:
Between The Lines ~ Books’n’Stuff | Twitter | Facebook |

My thanks to Cathy for joining me today.  Make sure you pop back tomorrow when I welcome Chantelle Atkins, author of ‘Tree of Rebels’, to damppebbles with her #R3COMM3ND3D2017 picks.

#R3COMM3ND3D2017 with #BookBlogger Jessica Page Johnson @JessReadingRoom #JessicasReadingRoom

I am delighted to welcome Jessica Page Johnson of Jessica’s Reading Room to damppebbles today to share her three recommended reads published in 2017.  If you haven’t discovered Jessica’s blog yet then you must!  Jess is ably assisted by her guest reviewer, Kim, and I love their joint reviews.  Is there anything better than a reading buddy?

#R3COMM3ND3D2017 is a regular feature on the blog where authors and book bloggers are invited to recommend three books they have read this year.  Not only do they need to have been read this year, they also need to have been published this year.  So in other words, we’re talking about lovely, brand spanking new books.

Here are Jessica’s recommendations…

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Just a Normal Tuesday by Kim Turrisi
This is my number one read of the year. It is a very important one that deals with the aftermath of teens and suicide. The author took it from her personal story. It touched me deeply. You can feel all the emotions that Turrisi put into this debut novel!

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The Fourth Monkey by J.D. Barker (Detective Sam Porter #1)
This is another one that is very high on my list for this year. It’s about a serial killer and it is one you don’t want to put down! This was my first book by the author and it won’t be the last. I am eagerly awaiting his next book!

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Zenn Diagram by Wendy Brant
This is a sweet YA novel that features a female protagonist who is skilled in Math, which we don’t often get in media. I highly enjoyed this novel and future novels by Brant.

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Great recommendations, thanks Jessica.  Good to see The Fourth Monkey by J.D. Barker making another appearance!

If Jessica has managed to tempt you, or if you would like to find out more then please click the following amazon.co.uk links:

Just a Normal Tuesday by Kim Turrisi | The Fourth Monkey by J.D. Barker | Zenn Diagram by Wendy Brant

About Jessica:
My name is Jessica and I live in Georgia in the United States. I am married and we have two precious cat furbabies named Sage and Curry that were adopted from a local animal shelter.

I have had my website since June of 2016 I started it for me first as a way to share my reviews of the books I read and share with others. Though my blog is not a ‘big blog’ i feel it is successful as I am still having a great time.

I don’t read one particular genre. If I am interested in it I will read it! Most of what I tend to read are suspense/thrillers, chick-lit- and young adult.

Jessica’s Blog and Social Media Links:
Jessica’s Reading Room | Bookies Facebook Group | Instagram | Twitter | Goodreads |

Thanks for stopping by today and checking out Jessica’s recommendations.  Join me again tomorrow when I welcome the wonderful Cathy Ryan of Between the Lines ~ Books’n’Stuff.

#R3COMM3ND3D2017 with #BookBlogger Lynne LeGrow (@fictionophile) #Fictionophile

I am thrilled to welcome another of my favourite bloggers to damppebbles today, the lovely Lynne LeGrow of Fictionophile.  Lynne has very kindly agreed to share her three recommended reads with us as part of #R3COMM3ND3D2017.

#R3COMM3ND3D2017 is where I invite authors and book bloggers to share three must- read titles from 2017.  The book must have been published in 2017 – that’s the only rule.

Here are Lynne’s three recommendations…

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Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine by Gail Honeyman
With a strong and memorable protagonist this book made me laugh and cry.

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The Story of Arthur Truluv by Elizabeth Berg
Touching on the themes of loneliness, friendship, and aging, this literary fiction novel had a memorable protagonist and a sweet story.

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Dead Woman Walking by Sharon Bolton
A unique and cleverly plotted crime thriller that incorporated a relevant modern issue with some unscrupulous criminals. Plot twists abound.

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Thank you so much for your recommendations, Lynne.  I have ‘Dead Woman Walking’ on the TBR which I hope to get to very soon.

If Lynne has managed to tempt you with her recommendations, or if you would like to find out more about the books she has chosen, please click the amazon.co.uk links below:

Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine by Gail Honeyman | The Story of Arthur Truluv by Elizabeth Berg | Dead Woman Walking by Sharon Bolton |

About Lynne:
A retired public library cataloger shares her love of books and reading now via her blog. A woman of a ‘certain age’ who has been happily married for forty years and is the proud mother of two grown children.

Lynne’s Blog and Social Media Links:
Fictionophile | Twitter | Pinterest |

Join me again tomorrow when I welcome book blogger Jessica Page Johnson of Jessica’s Reading Room to damppebbles with her #R3COMM3ND3D2017 reads!

#R3COMM3ND3D2017 with #Reviewer Tina of the #TripFiction Team (@TripFiction)

I am thrilled to welcome the lovely Tina of the TripFiction Team to damppebbles today.  TripFiction is one of my very favourite websites, what with my love of international crime fiction.  And if you’re travelling soon then you MUST check it out.  I’m delighted to have Tina join me today to share her #R3COMM3ND3D2017 reads from the last year.

#R3COMM3ND3D2017 is where I ask book bloggers, reviewers and authors to recommend three MUST READ books.  There aren’t many rules, only that the books recommended should have been published in 2017.

Here’s what Tina recommends…

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The Dry by Jane Harper (Aaron Falk #1)
It appeared in January and set the bar quite high for the year. Slow burning, murder, full of suspense set against an arid and unforgiving background.

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Beautiful Animals by Lawrence Osborne
The author has a tremendous ability to capture an ominous atmosphere. I first came across his incredible storytelling in ‘The Unforgiven’ where death takes place against a beautifully but threatening Morocco. In Beautiful Animals he has located to Hydra which he evokes really well and it is a real character in the story.

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The Leopard at the Door by Jennifer McVeigh
Despite an inauspicious cover (very old-fashioned-looking although it came out this year), this has been one of my favourite books this year. Beautifully written it has the feel of Barbara Kingsolver and is set at a crucial time in Kenya when the British were still clinging on to power.

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Thank you so much for joining me today, Tina.  I’m a fan of Jane Harper’s brilliant ‘The Dry’ and I’ve added ‘Beautiful Animals’ to the TBR! Many thanks for the recommendation.

If Tina has tempted you, or if you would like to find out more about the books she recommends then please click the following amazon.co.uk links:

The Dry by Jane Harper | Beautiful Animals by Lawrence Osborne | The Leopard at the Door by Jennifer McVeigh |

About TripFiction:
TripFiction has been set up so that both actual and armchair travellers can match their reading choices with a chosen destination. We collate books that are strong on location and feature and review books and travel-related pieces on our blog. We have been up and running for 4 years now and it’s been a wonderful journey so far.

TripFiction’s Blog and Social Media Links:
TripFiction | Facebook | Instagram | Pinterest | Twitter |

 

Join me again tomorrow when I will be welcoming the birthday girl, Emma Mitchell of Emma The Little Bookworm, to damppebbles.