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Review – Keeper by Jessica Moor

Synopsis: He's been looking in the windows again. Messing with cameras. Leaving notes.  Supposed to be a refuge. But death got inside. When Katie Straw's body is pulled from the waters of the local suicide spot, the police decide it's an open-and-shut case. A standard-issue female suicide.  But the residents of Widringham women's refuge where… Continue reading Review – Keeper by Jessica Moor

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Review – Silver Sparrow by Tayari Jones

Synopsis: A breathtaking tale of family secrets, from the international bestselling author of An American Marriage 'My father, James Witherspoon, is a bigamist.' This is the breathtaking story of a man's deception, a family's complicity, and the two teenage girls caught in the middle. James Witherspoon has two families, one public, the other a closely guarded… Continue reading Review – Silver Sparrow by Tayari Jones

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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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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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Review – A Woman is No Man by Etaf Rum

Synopsis: Three generations of Palestinian-American women living in Brooklyn are torn between individual desire and the strict mores of Arab culture in this heart-wrenching story of love, intrigue and courage. Palestine, 1990. Seventeen-year-old Isra prefers reading books to entertaining the suitors her father has chosen for her. Over the course of a week, the naïve… Continue reading Review – A Woman is No Man by Etaf Rum

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Review – My Dark Vanessa by Kate Russell

Synopsis: An era-defining novel about the relationship between a fifteen-year-old girl and her teacher Vanessa Wye was fifteen-years-old when she first had sex with her English teacher. She is now thirty-two and the teacher, Jacob Strane, has just been accused of sexual abuse by another former student of his. Vanessa is horrified by this news,… Continue reading Review – My Dark Vanessa by Kate Russell

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Review – The Girl At The Door by Veronica Raimo

Synopsis: A tense, provocative and nuanced novel about a rape accusation in an idyllic commune I was in my sixth month when the girl came knocking. The girl came empty handed. On the threshold, her hair down, her jeans tight. 'Are you the professor’s wife?' the girl asked me. 'I have to speak to you,'… Continue reading Review – The Girl At The Door by Veronica Raimo

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Review – The Choke by Sofie Laguna

Today is my stop on the blog tour for The Choke by Sofie Laguna, a book that I want all of you to know about and read. Synopsis: Abandoned by her mother and seldom visited by her unpredictable, violent father, 10-year-old Justine is raised by her grandfather, Pop – a man tormented by visions of… Continue reading Review – The Choke by Sofie Laguna

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Blog Tour and a Giveaway – The Winter of The Witch by Katherine Arden

Today is my stop on the blog tour for The Winter of The Witch, the last and final book in The Winternight Trilogy by Katherine Arden. I can scarcely wait to share my review of this stunning conclusion to one of my favourite series of all time! Please make sure you read until the end… Continue reading Blog Tour and a Giveaway – The Winter of The Witch by Katherine Arden

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Mini October Reading Wrap Up

#octoberwrapup I read 5 books in the month of October. Not the best month in terms of numbers but definitely one of the best reading months in terms of the amazing books I read! The highlights of the month: * A Different Drummer by William Melvin Kelley⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ * Friday Black by Nana Kwame Adjei-Brenyah⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ *… Continue reading Mini October Reading Wrap Up