The Lost Lights of St Kilda; simply stunning

Ahhhh, The Lost Lights of St Kilda truly captivated me. It is written in such a beautiful, subtle manner that evoked a deep impression on me. With its evocative sense of setting, emotional portrayal of…

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Jack & Bet; tender portrayal of marriage and friendship

Published on World Book Day 2020 (5th March), Jack & Bet is a warm, understated, character driven story. It is a moving narrative of finding a sense of identity through home and friendship; and adapting…

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A Searing, Stunning Debut: And The Stars Were Burning Brightly

There are fantastic books being published this month, but none more so than And The Stars Were Burning Brightly. This is the outstanding, debut novel from a powerful new voice in the YA genre, Danielle…

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The Snakes; simmering, twisting slow burner

As soon as I finished The Snakes I realised that this novel has its perfect title… I absolutely love Sadie Jones’s novels The Outcast and Small Wars (if you’ve never read them, I recommend you…

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Death Deserved; A chance to win top Nordic Noir!

This is a cracker of a book – I couldn’t put it down! Death Deserved is Nordic Noir at its best. And Iā€™m giving you the chance to win a copy. Happy times! šŸ˜Š But…

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