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Review – How Much of These Hills is Gold by C Pam Zhang

Synopsis: America. In the twilight of the Gold Rush, two siblings cross a landscape with a gun in their hands and the body of their father on their backs . . .  Ba dies in the night, Ma is already gone. Lucy and Sam, twelve and eleven, are suddenly alone and on the run. With their… Continue reading Review – How Much of These Hills is Gold by C Pam Zhang

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Review – The Vanishing Half by Brit Bennett

Synopsis: The Vignes twin sisters will always be identical. But after growing up together in a small, southern black community and running away at age sixteen, it's not just the shape of their daily lives that is different as adults, it's everything: their families, their communities, their racial identities. Ten years later, one sister lives… Continue reading Review – The Vanishing Half by Brit Bennett

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Reread – Jane Eyre by Charlotte Brontë

“After a youth and manhood passed half in unutterable misery and half in dreary solitude, I have for the first time found what I can truly love—I have found you.  You are my sympathy—my better self—my good angel.  I am bound to you with a strong attachment.  I think you good, gifted, lovely: a fervent,… Continue reading Reread – Jane Eyre by Charlotte Brontë

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Review – Hamnet by Maggie O’Farrell

Synopsis: TWO EXTRAORDINARY PEOPLE. A LOVE THAT DRAWS THEM TOGETHER. A LOSS THAT THREATENS TO TEAR THEM APART. On a summer's day in 1596, a young girl in Stratford-upon-Avon takes to her bed with a fever. Her twin brother, Hamnet, searches everywhere for help. Why is nobody at home?  Their mother, Agnes, is over a… Continue reading Review – Hamnet by Maggie O’Farrell

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Review – A Little Life by Hanya Yanagihara

| A Little Life by Hanya Yanagihara | I will keep it short. A Little Life has become my top 3 favourite books of all time. This is a masterpiece of writing and a story like no other. It has completely destroyed me and broken my heart. But I am so glad I have finally… Continue reading Review – A Little Life by Hanya Yanagihara

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Blog Tour – Inexpressible Island by Paullina Simons

Inexpressible Island, third book in the End of Forever trilogy by my favourite Paullina Simons is out now. If you have followed me for a while, you would know this trilogy is one of my favourite books of all time. You can see my full review here. I am honoured to call Paullina my friend… Continue reading Blog Tour – Inexpressible Island by Paullina Simons

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Review – Lie With Me by Philippe Bensson

Synopsis: Just outside a hotel in Bordeaux, Philippe, a famous writer, chances upon a young man who bears a striking resemblance to his first love. What follows is a look back to Philippe's teenage years, to a winter morning in 1984, a small French high school, and a carefully timed encounter between two seventeen-year-olds. It's… Continue reading Review – Lie With Me by Philippe Bensson

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Review – A Beggar’s Kingdom by Paullina Simons

Today is my stop on the blog tour for A Beggar’s Kingdom, book2 in the End of Forever trilogy. AND OMG, WHAT A BOOK THIS IS!!! Synopsis: The second novel in Paullina Simons's stunning End of Forever saga continues the heartbreaking story of Julian and Josephine, and a love that spans lifetimes. Is there a… Continue reading Review – A Beggar’s Kingdom by Paullina Simons

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Review – The Little Snake by A.L. Kennedy

Synopsis: This is the story of Mary, a young girl born in a beautiful city full of rose gardens and fluttering kites. When she is still very small, Mary meets Lanmo, a shining golden snake, who becomes her very best friend.  The snake visits Mary many times, he sees her city change, become sadder as… Continue reading Review – The Little Snake by A.L. Kennedy

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Review – Tully by Paullina Simons

Synopsis: The astonishing debut novel from international number one bestselling author Paullina Simons, beautifully repackaged Tully Makker is a tough young woman from the wrong side of the tracks and she is not always easy to like. But if Tully gives friendship and loyalty, she gives them for good, and she forms an enduring bond… Continue reading Review – Tully by Paullina Simons