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Five Star adult reads of 2017

These are my five star YA reads of 2017. There's no surprise that most of these are historical fiction as I've been embracing my inner historical geek completely this year.

The House of Secrets by Sarra Manning
I love a novel that splits between past and present and this is by of my favourite authors. I loved it.

The last piece of my heart by Paige Toon
I love Paige's books completely and this was no exception. Gorgeous and lovely all the way through.

The Girl from the Savoy by Hazel Gaynor
I loved this book because of the setting. I'm a sucker for 1920s anything so this was perfect for me. 

Radio Girls by Sarah Jane Straford
Another interwar novel I adored. I was particularly fascinated by this because it looked at the history of the BBC and had some links to the suffragette movement. 

The wages of sin by Kaite Welsh
I loved this book. It is the story of a female trainee doctor in Victorian Scotland. I am a ridiculous history geek for medical history and I loved this as a consequence.

The Witchfinder's Sister by Beth Underdown
Another book that focused on yet another historical subject I'm more than a little bit geeky about. It was fascinating.

True Love at the lonely hearts bookshop by Annie Darling
I am a sucker for a bookshop book especially one by my favourite authors. I loved it.

If you could see me now by Keris Stainton
Keris's first adult offering and I loved it. I want more.

The Mitford Murders by Jessica Fellowes
Interwar period and a murder mystery. I really enjoyed every page and am looking forward to the rest of the series already.

The Silent Companions by Laura Purcell
Another Victorian Novel but this time is was a ghost story and boy what a ghost story. It was super creepy and very unsettling and just brilliant.