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Bettie's Books

A Stuga On the Cusp of the Orust Riviera, tucked away next to a hobbit hole in the woods.

May 2016
Emma Sawyer is thrilled to start her new life leading a pet project for Atticus Yates but she left behind a secret that might...
My love of scary stories started early, but this little book was a real stinker of a ghost story. Even in kindergarten I knew...
reviewed: Memories: From Moscow to the Black Sea by Teffi
bookshelves: spring-2016, a-cut-above, adventure, author-in-the-mirror, autobiography-memoir, beautifully-put, chase-me-chas...
Memories: From Moscow to the Black Sea (New York Review Books Classics) - Edythe C. Haber, Robert Chandler, Teffi, Anne Marie Jackson, Irina Steinberg
reviewed: The Absentee by Maria Edgeworth,
bookshelves: radio-4x, spring-2016, published-1811, regency-romp1811-1820, pecuniarilly-challenged Recommended for: BBC Rad...
The Absentee (Penguin Classics) - Maria Edgeworth
[I received a copy of this book through NetGalley, in exchange for an honest review.]Well, this was a pretty original collect...
reviewed: Buddenbrooks: The Decline of a Family
bookshelves: summer-2011, published-1901, germany, families, food-glorious-food, nobel-laureate, re-read, re-visit-2016, rad...
Buddenbrooks: The Decline of a Family - Thomas Mann, John E. Woods, T.J. Reed
read and rated
reviewed: Not Working: A Novel by Lisa Owens
bookshelves: published-2016, chick-lit, amusing, spring-2016, radio-4, hype-tinted-glasses, debut, feckless-procrastination ...
Not Working: A Novel - Lisa Owens
This book is slooooooow. And not just because the narrator's pace. I'm pretty sure I would've given up already if this wasn't...
reviewed: Fingers in the Sparkle Jar: A Memoir by Chris Packham
bookshelves: spring-2016, published-2016, nonfiction, radio-4, autobiography-memoir Recommended to Bettie☯ by: Laura Recom...
Fingers in the Sparkle Jar: A Memoir - Chris Packham, Chris Packham, Random House Audiobooks
reviewed: A Girl Called Jack by Jack Monroe
bookshelves: spring-2016, play-dramatisation, published-2014, radio-4, moral-high-ground, food-glorious-food, autobiography-...
A Girl Called Jack: 100 Delicious Budget Recipes - Jack Monroe