Buried; a crime thriller to get lost in

So I began reading Lynda La Plante’s new crime thriller Buried just before lockdown set in – a time when my own anxiety at what’s happening at the moment was at its peak. Yes, initially…

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The Authenticity Project; the perfect feel good novel

With everything happening at the moment, I like many people have been really struggling to read. Although I’ve been desperate to escape real life more than ever, I’ve really grappled with my anxiety and concentration.…

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Mine; a psychological thriller full of emotion

Like me, are you looking for some good ‘lockdown reads’ to help pass the time? Well look no further – Mine by Clare Empson is the ideal lockdown read. And it was published only last…

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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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