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Book Review: The Lie of You by Jane Lythell & author interview

What it’s about: To the outside world, Kathy is the very picture of a happy and fulfilled modern woman. She has a beautiful baby boy, a clever, handsome husband and a glamorous, high-powered job. But not everybody is fooled. Her employee, Heja, knows the truth: the cracks in Kathy’s marriage, her self-doubt, her fear of …

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Book Review: The Fallen Stars (The Star Child trilogy #2) by Stephanie Keyes

What it’s about: Kellen St. James was just your average seventeen-year-old prodigy, until he eighty-sixed the Lord of Faerie and proposed to the Celtic Goddess, Calienta. But then everything in Kellen’s life gets turned upside-down when he and Cali end up on the run from a seriously irritated group of faeries. The worst part? They …

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Book Review: Death Of The Mad Hatter by Sarah J Pepper & author interview

What it’s about: The Jack prophesied: If the king loses his head, then the Queen with a Bleeding Heart would rule the Red Court until Time ceased to move forward. When a second carried on for infinity, every creature in Wonderland would tip their Hat to the misfit girl with a Boy’s name (or was …

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Book Review: Voodoo Child by Janice Horton & author interview

What it’s about: In ‘Voodoo Child’, ex-celebrity UK fashion model Nola and her handsome Haitian husband Louis are expecting their first baby. But as one precious life begins another is about to end. Louis’s beloved old Uncle Sid is dying and has declared his last wish is to see Louis and Nola’s new baby baptised …

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Book Review: North Pole Reform School by Jaimie Admans & author interview

What it’s about: Mistletoe Bell hates Christmas. So would you if you had a name like hers. Her Christmas-mad parents make the festive season last all year, and with another Christmas looming, Mis doesn’t think she can take any more. After her carelessness causes an accident at school, it seems like things can’t get any …

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Book Review: This Child Of Mine by Sinéad Moriarty

What it’s about: Anna and Laura, Sophie and Mandy – two mothers, two daughters and a story about the bond of motherly love. Anna is proud of the job she has done raising eighteen-year-old Sophie. It’s always been just the two of them, but that doesn’t matter because Sophie has everything she could ever need. …

Book Related Misc. Reviews

Libraries: are they soon to be a thing of the past?

I decided to write a post on whether libraries are soon to be a thing of the past due to the ever-growing expansion and convenience of large supermarkets (e.g. Tesco) who are now selling all the latest novels at a shockingly low price or Amazon, where you can download some eBooks for less than £1. …

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Book Review: Expected by Sarah England & author interview

What it’s about: Sam Sweet is terrified of giving birth. Only, she doesn’t dare tell anyone. Especially her grandchildren-obsessed mother, or her fiancé, Simon – top surgeon by day, mind-game expert by night. Repressed by the expectations of others, Sam feels trapped. All she ever wanted was a career and a crack at independence, but …