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: 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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My 2019 reading list (so far)

This year I have decided to take part in the Goodreads reading challenge. I am hoping by the end of the year to have completed a total of 50 books, which will hopefully be doable. I started a list (below) to get me motivated and excited which will be updated as the year goes on. […]

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Review: Washington Black by Esi Edugyan

Blurb: When two English brothers take the helm of a Barbados sugar plantation, nervousness and fear run high. Washington Black – an eleven year-old field slave who has known no other life – is aghast to find himself selected as personal servant to one of these men. His new master is the eccentric Christopher Wilde […]

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Review: Turtles All the Way Down by John Greens

Blurb: Sixteen-year-old Aza never intended to pursue the mystery of fugitive billionaire Russell Pickett, but there’s a hundred-thousand-dollar reward at stake and her Best and Most Fearless Friend, Daisy, is eager to investigate. So together, they navigate the short distance and broad divides that separate them from Russell Pickett’s son, Davis. Aza is trying. She […]

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Q&A with What If I Go? author Polly White 

Polly White talks about her debut book, What If I Go? – which shows the shocking, harsh reality of gangs, violence and drugs.  White is married with one child. She lives in the East Midlands and works part-time in educational and vocational settings. What is your book, What If I Go?, about?  The book is about the […]

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Summer reading list

A summer holiday is the perfect time to catch up on some reading. While I am happy to read all genres, if I go on holiday I tend to read something that is fast-paced or light-hearted. Below I have listed the 5 books on my reading list this summer. I will upload a review of […]

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