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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TBR jar: My pick for April

There are so many books that I want to read but I can never decide what to go for next. I thought it might be a good idea to put a lot of bits of paper in a jar, each with a book title on it. The one I pull out is the one I […]

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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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Spanish bookshop haul

Two weeks ago, I visited Barcelona and had the chance to seek out three bookshops that caught my eye.  Before stepping foot into sunny Spain I stumbled across an article in The Guardian describing all the wonderful shops to visit as a book lover. I thought the idea of browsing the shops in a different country […]

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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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