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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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Review – The Book of Echoes by Rosanna Amaka

Synopsis: A sweeping, uplifting story of how a boy from Brixton and a girl from Lagos escape their dark past to find themselves a bright future. 1981: England looks forward to a new decade. But on the streets of Brixton, it’s hard to hold onto your dreams, especially if you are a young black man.… Continue reading Review – The Book of Echoes by Rosanna Amaka

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Extract – The Bear in The Fifth Floor Flat by John Foley

Today is my stop on the blog tour for The Bear in The Fifth Floor Flat by John Foley. This is such a heartwarming, moving and meaningful read. The illustrations in the book are so lovely that I am captivated by this story. The joy of childhood and the bittersweet of growing up are perfectly… Continue reading Extract – The Bear in The Fifth Floor Flat by John Foley

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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

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Review – An Italian Affair by Caroline Montague

Today is my stop on the blog tour for An Italian Affair by Caroline Montague. A book I have thoroughly enjoyed and can't wait for all of you to read! Synopsis: Love. War. Family. Betrayal. Italy, 1937. Alessandra Durante is grieving the loss of her husband when she discovers she has inherited her ancestral family… Continue reading Review – An Italian Affair by Caroline Montague

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Review – The Choice by Edith Eger

Paid Partnership with Ebury Books Synopsis: 'Little dancer', Mengele says, ‘dance for me’  In 1944, sixteen-year-old ballerina Edith Eger was sent to Auschwitz. Separated from her parents on arrival, she endures unimaginable experiences, including being made to dance for the infamous Josef Mengele. When the camp is finally liberated, she is pulled from a pile… Continue reading Review – The Choice by Edith Eger

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Blog Tour – A River in The Trees by Jacqueline O’Mahony

Today is my stop at the blog tour for A River in The Trees by Jacqueline O'Mahony. I am very excited to share my review for this debut novel. Synopsis: 1919 Ireland is about to be torn apart by the War of Independence. Hannah O'Donovan helps her father hide rebel soldiers in the attic, putting… Continue reading Blog Tour – A River in The Trees by Jacqueline O’Mahony

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Blog Tour – The Survivors by Kate Furnivall

Today is my stop at the blog tour for The Survivors by Kate Furnivall and I am so excited to share my review with you! Synopsis: ‘Directly I saw him, I knew he had to die.’     Germany, 1945. Klara Janowska and her daughter Alicja have walked for weeks to get to Graufeld Displaced Persons camp.… Continue reading Blog Tour – The Survivors by Kate Furnivall

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We Must Be Brave by Frances Liardet

Synopsis: December, 1940. As German bombs fall on Southampton, the city’s residents flee to the surrounding villages. In Upton village, amid the chaos, newly-married Ellen Parr finds a girl sleeping, unclaimed at the back of an empty bus. Little Pamela, it seems, is entirely alone. Ellen has always believed she does not want children, but… Continue reading We Must Be Brave by Frances Liardet