BOOK REVIEW: Vox by Christina Dalcher @HQStories @CVDalcher

Format: Paperback, ARC Links: Amazon UK | Goodreads  Blurb: Vox is the harrowing, unforgettable story of what one woman will do to protect herself and her daughter. On the day the goverment decrees that women are no longer allowed more than 100 words daily, Dr. Jean McClellen is in denial — this can’t happen here. […]

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BOOK REVIEW: Problems by Jade Sharma @Emily_BookPR @TrampPress @jadersharma

Format: ARC, sent in exchange for an honest review Links: Goodreads | Amazon UK | Amazon US  Blurb: Dark, raw and very funny, Problems introduces us to Maya, a young woman with a smart mouth, time to kill and a heroin hobby that isn’t much fun anymore. Maya’s been able to get by in New York […]

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BOOK REVIEW: How To Be Happy by Eva Woods

Format: Kindle, Bought Links: Goodreads | Amazon UK Blurb: Annie Hebden is stuck. Stuck in her boring job, with her irritating roommate, in a life no thirty-five-year-old would want. But deep down, Annie is still mourning the terrible loss that tore a hole through the perfect existence she’d once taken for granted—and hiding away is safer […]

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BOOK REVIEW: The Last Laugh by Tracy Bloom @bookouture @TracyBBloom

Format: eBook, NetGalley Links: Goodreads | Amazon UK Blurb: Jenny discovers her days are numbered at the same time she discovers her husband is having an affair…  Frankly, her life was tough enough already. Two tricky teenagers, her mother’s constant complaints, friends who aren’t up to the job and a career which has been spiralling downwards […]

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BOOK REVIEW: Turtles All the Way Down by John Green

Format: Hardback – purchased Links: Amazon UK | Goodreads 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 […]

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Book Review: The Friend by Dorothy Koomson @DorothyKoomson @penguinrandom

Links: Goodreads | Amazon UK Format: Hardback, from publisher Blurb: What secrets would you kill to keep? After her husband’s big promotion, Cece Solarin arrives in Brighton with their three children, ready to start afresh. But their new neighbourhood has a deadly secret. Three weeks earlier, Yvonne, a very popular parent, was almost murdered in […]

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Book Review: Alice and the Fly by James Rice

Format: Paperback, won in a giveaway Links: Amazon UK | Amazon US | Goodreads Blurb: This is a book about phobias and obsessions, isolation and dark corners. It’s about families, friendships, and carefully preserved secrets. But above everything else it’s about love. Finding love – in any of its forms – and nurturing it. Miss Hayes […]

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Some things I would like to see in Fiction

A good while ago now, I wrote a post on ‘trends I would like to see more and less of in the book world’ and this covered a whole bunch of different elements and genres. Today, I want to talk about things I would like to see more specifically, in Fiction. You know what I […]

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Book Review: Dear Amy by Helen Callaghan

Format: Paperback, ARC Links: Amazon UK | Goodreads Blurb: In her guise as ‘Dear Amy’, agony aunt for a local newspaper, Margot Lewis has dealt with all sorts of letters – but never one like this… Dear Amy, I’ve been kidnapped by a strange man. I don’t know where I am. Please help me, Bethan […]

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Book Review: The Darling Girls by Emma Burstall

What it’s about Three women in love with the same man meet for the first time at his funeral. When world-famous conductor Leo Bruck suddenly dies, the three women who loved him meet for the first time at his graveside. Victoria, Leo’s partner of twenty years, regards herself as the only rightful keeper of his […]

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Book Review: Wedlocked by Bonnie Trachtenberg

What it’s about: On what should be the happiest day of her life, Rebecca Ross is panic-stricken. Rebecca has just wed Craig Jacobs, but she realizes she put more thought into choosing her florist than she did in choosing the man she’s just pledged to love for the rest of her life. Before Craig, Rebecca, […]

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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 Gift by Cecelia Ahern

What it’s about: If you could wish for one gift this Christmas, what would it be? Lou Suffern wishes he could be in two places at once. His constant battle with the clock is a sensitive issue with his wife and family. Gabe wishes he was somewhere warm. When Lou invites Gabe, a homeless man […]

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Book Review: Voodoo Wedding by Janice Horton

What it’s about: Loved up fashion model Nola and her handsome Haitian fiancé Louis have finally set the date for their wedding. All they need now is a venue and a guest list, but before Nola can have the wedding of her dreams, she has to deal with something old, something new, something borrowed… and […]

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Book Review: How Do You Voodoo by Janice Horton & author interview

What it’s about: Loveless fashion model Nola Nichols thinks being beautiful is a curse; that is until she is cursed and her looks begin to fade just a week before the most important photo shoot of her career. In her attempts to get un-cursed she finds herself taking part in a rather unconventional funeral, involved […]

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Book Review: The Star Child by Stephanie Keyes & author interview

What it’s about: The world is about to be cloaked in darkness. Only one can stop the night.  Kellen St. James has spent his entire life being overlooked as an unwanted, ordinary, slightly geeky kid. When the sudden death of his Gran takes him from the East coast to the rugged cliffs of Western Ireland, […]

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