February wrap-up and March reading goal

I read a lot more in February than I anticipated – which makes me so happy as I am much closer to reaching my 2019 reading goal. This month I read five books, which I have listed below. The Secret History was a lot longer than I thought it was going to be (almost 700 […]

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Books to read if you’re a fan of author Sophie Kinsella

If you are anything like me then you are always waiting for the release of Sophie Kinsella’s latest novel. It’s so nice to bury my head in a funny, lighthearted book. They’re enjoyable and quick to read too. Over the years I have fallen in love with several other authors who have a similar writing […]

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Review: The Lido by Libby Page

Blurb: Meet Rosemary, 86, and Kate, 26: dreamers, campaigners, outdoor swimmers… Rosemary has lived in Brixton all her life but everything she knows is changing. Only the local Lido, where she swims every day, remains a constant reminder of the past and her beloved husband George. Kate had just moved and feels adrift in a […]

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Five bookish gifts to buy this Valentine’s Day

It can be very hard choosing a book for someone who is constantly buying books, especially when you know the only gift that will make them happy revolves around more books. So I have created a list of bookish gift ideas that you can buy for your loved one this Valentine’s Day! 1. Audible book subscription […]

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January wrap-up and February reading goal

Since we are coming to the end of January (when did that happen?) I thought I would do a round-up of all the books I managed to read this month. In total I completed 6 books which I’m really pleased with. I guess the time off at the start of the year really helped. Audiobooks […]

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Review: The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas

Blurb: Sixteen-year-old Starr Carter moves between two worlds: the poor neighborhood where she lives and the fancy suburban prep school she attends. The uneasy balance between these worlds is shattered when Starr witnesses the fatal shooting of her childhood best friend Khalil at the hands of a police officer. Khalil was unarmed. Soon afterward, his […]

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Review: Bird Box by Josh Malerman

Blurb: Most people dismissed the reports on the news. But they became too frequent; they became too real. And soon it was happening to people we knew. Then the Internet died. The televisions and radios went silent. The phones stopped ringing And we couldn’t look outside anymore. Review: There is something frightening and yet ever […]

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