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Review: Bridge of Clay

Review: Bridge of Clay

It’s been a long wait for a new book from Markus Zusak, author of The Book Thief. The time has come though with Bridge of Clay, and it’s been worth the wait. Bridge of Clay tells the story of the Dunbar family – 5 boys who have lost their mother and father and are raising […]

Posted October 11, 2018


Review: A Thousand Beginnings and Endings

Review: A Thousand Beginnings and Endings

About The Book A Thousand Beginnings and Endings is an anthology of short stories, retelling the folklore and mythology of East and South Asia. Editors Elsie Chapman and Ellen Oh have gathered 15 bestselling and acclaimed Asian authors, with each reimagining their favourite Asian myths and legends. I guess, due to my heritage, I’m mostly […]

Posted August 10, 2018


Review: How To Be A Grown-Up

Review: How To Be A Grown-Up

Sometimes it’s just nice to read a book that you can relate to. I might be in my thirties and been through a lot in my three and a bit decades on the planet, but I think How To Be A Grown-Up is a phrase I’ll forever ponder (won’t we all) and so Daisy Buchanan’s […]

Posted June 26, 2018


Review: The Accidental Bad Girl

Review: The Accidental Bad Girl

  The blurb for The Accidental Bad Girl really intrigued me and I had high hopes for this novel – it did not let me down. 17-year-old Kendall is starting her senior year at Howell Preparatory School. She’s an intelligent girl, a scholar and has always been in the popular crowd at school. The thing […]

Posted May 14, 2018


Review: Valley Girls

Review: Valley Girls

Following an incident at home in Rainelle, West Virginia, 17 year old Rilla is sent to stay with her elder sister, Thea, a Ranger in Yosemite, California. She has schoolwork to catch up on over the summer if she wants to graduate high school and Thea is determined to see her achieve it. It seems […]

Posted May 8, 2018


Blog Tour: The Lido

Blog Tour: The Lido

Every now and then I want to read something that is going to fill my heart, and The Lido most certainly did that. So I’m delighted to be today’s stop on The Lido blog tour – and it’s PUBLICATION DAY! So you can now get your hands on this heartwarming novel. My Summary When the local […]

Posted April 19, 2018


Review: Come and Find Me

Review: Come and Find Me

There are no spoilers in this post – for this book or the previous four! When I’m asked who my favourite authors are, Sarah Hilary is always on the ensuing list. So whenever I get one of her new books in my hands I’m both tremendously excited and fairly nervous. I worry in case I […]

Posted March 20, 2018


Blog Tour & Review: Force of Nature

Blog Tour & Review: Force of Nature

I’m delighted to be one of a collection of bloggers on today’s stop on the #ForceofNature blog tour! I’ve been very excited to read Jane Harper’s new novel, the second in her Aaron Falk series. After loving her debut, The Dry, last year and seeing it do so well, I couldn’t wait to read Force […]

Posted February 10, 2018