Book Review: Close To Me by Amanda Reynolds

Format: Paperback, proof copy
Link Goodreads | Amazon UK
Blurb: She can’t remember the last year. Her husband wants to keep it that way.

When Jo Harding falls down the stairs at home, she wakes up in hospital with partial amnesia-she’s lost a whole year of memories. A lot can happen in a year. Was Jo having an affair? Lying to her family? Starting a new life?

She can’t remember what she did-or what happened the night she fell. But she’s beginning to realise she might not be as good a wife and mother as she thought. Continue reading “Book Review: Close To Me by Amanda Reynolds”

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BOOK BOOST: Hot Shade by Tamara Lush (& Giveaway!)

Hello everyone! I do hope you’re well on this lovely Saturday and have lots of nice plans for the weekend! I’m brining you a little promo today for a book that I’m currently touring with, Hot Shade by Tamara Lush. You can follow the tour more closely on my tour’s Twitter page here but keep scrolling for some info on the book, some shareables and a giveaway!

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Book Review: When He Fell by Kate Hewitt (& Giveaway)

25486341Publisher: Carina
Format: eBook, ARC from NetGalley
Links: Goodreads | Amazon UK | Amazon US | Barnes & Noble
Blurb: Josh and Ben are nine years old and best friends, until a single, careless act in the school playground destroys the lives of both families – and wrenches their small Manhattan school apart.

As both mothers Maddie and Joanna try to find out what really happened between the boys, they discover the truth is far more complicated and painful than either of them could have ever realised… with lasting repercussions for both families.

And when tragedy strikes again in the most unexpected of ways, the lives of these two women will be changed once more, and this time forever.


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Movie Review: If I Stay (2014)

filmsIf_I_Stay_posterWhat it’s about: Life changes in an instant for young Mia Hall after a car accident puts her in a coma. During an out-of-body experience, she must decide whether to wake up and live a life far different than she had imagined. The choice is hers if she can go on.

Genre: Drama, Romance

Rating: 12A

Director: R.J Cutler

Starring: Chloë Grace Moretz, Mireille Enos, Jamie Blackley, Joshua Leonard Continue reading “Movie Review: If I Stay (2014)”

Movie Review: Pride (2014)

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PRIDE-Final-Poster1-694x1024What it’s about: U.K. gay activists work to help miners during their lengthy strike of the National Union of Mineworkers in the summer of 1984.

Genre: Comedy, Drama

Rating: 15

Director: Matthew Warchus

Starring: Bill Nighy, Andrew Scott, Dominic West, Imedla Staunton, Ben Schnetzer, Paddy Considine Continue reading “Movie Review: Pride (2014)”

Movie Review: Shame (2011)

shameWhat it’s about: In New York City, Brandon’s carefully cultivated private life — which allows him to indulge his sexual addiction — is disrupted when his sister arrives unannounced for an indefinite stay.

Genre: Drama

Rating: 18

Director: Steve McQueen

Starring: Michael Fassbender, Carey Mulligan, Nicole Beharie Continue reading “Movie Review: Shame (2011)”