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From our JUNE Reviews

no runner-up this month because I thoroughly enjoyed 
all four shortlisted books 
which were:
our review
our review
our review

but I have chosen as
my Book of the Month 
I especially enjoyed this novel because 
it gave a different perspective
 to what I thought I knew about Jesse James 
(which, as it turns out, was very little!) 
If only the 'western' genre was always like this novel...!

From our MAY Reviews
runner up reads

I'm recommending these first two novels as Runners Up with the caveat of I know both authors (indeed, both review for Discovering Diamonds!) However as the Book of the Month selections are my own personal choice I have no hesitation in highlighting these two superb reads...

By Force of Circumstance (The Chosen Man Trilogy Book 3)
Read our review

but as an independent choice I'm going to pick this one

read our review here
My Book of the Month though, is

The First Blast of the Trumpet (John Knox Book 1)

I enjoyed this one, an author new to me
I look forward to reading more of her work!
(note: Penmore Press, for two of the above novels, is now my publisher, but my choice is 
genuine for the content of the novels, not who produced them.)

From our APRIL Reviews          

no runner up for April

* * *  From our March Reviews
Book of the Month 
Book of the Month FEBRUARY 
read our review
Chosen because it was an absorbing read about an era that is not often 
tackled by writers. Thoroughly enjoyable. HH.

(No runner-up this month)

Books Reviewed during JANUARY 2019
runner up

Book of the Month 
Read our review

All books selected for Book of the Month
will automatically be short-listed for the

Book of the Year Award to be announced 31st December 2019


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