Review: Daisy Jones and the Six by Taylor Jenkins Reid

Blurb: They were the new icons of rock and roll, fated to burn bright and not fade away.  But on 12 July 1979, it all came crashing down.  There was Daisy, rock and roll force of nature, brilliant songwriter and unapologetic drug addict, the half-feral child who rose to superstardom.  There was Camila, the frontman’s wife, too […]

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March Wrap-Up and April reading goal

March was another great reading month and I found a lot of new books and authors that I now love. In total I read six books – a mixture of audio and physical copies. These books varied from the classics, fantasy, young adult (YA) and a physiological thriller. More in depth reviews will feature on […]

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Review: On the Come Up by Angie Thomas

Blurb: Sixteen-year-old Bri wants to be one of the greatest rappers of all time. It’s hard to get your come up, though, when you’re labelled “trouble” at school and your fridge at home is empty after your mom loses her job. But Bri’s success is all that stands between her family and homelessness, so she doesn’t […]

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Review: The Rumour by Lesley Kara

Blurb:  When single mum Joanna hears a rumour at the school gates, she never intends to pass it on. But one casual comment leads to another and now there’s no going back… Rumour has it that a notorious child killer is living under a new identity, in their sleepy little town of Flinstead-on-Sea. Sally McGowan […]

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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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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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