The Strawberry Thief: beautifully stirring the senses

I was mesmerised reading The Strawberry Thief. It is such a beautiful and evocative read; truly enchanting. The Strawberry Thief is the latest Chocolat novel by Joanne Harris; and dare I say, I think it’s…

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Call Me Star Girl; a truly emotive psychological thriller

Wow! What an emotional roller coaster Call Me Star Girl is. It’s so intense and poignant. Yes, it is a psychological thriller but it’s more than that. This is a novel that has real emotional…

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Blog Tour Review: The Beautiful Side of the Moon

What would happen if God went on holiday? That is the question that The Beautiful Side of the Moon raises, and the question that really attracted me to read this novel. This is definitely an…

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Psychological thriller ‘A Good Enough Mother’ – my review

A while back I was sent A Good Enough Mother by Bev Thomas. Being pitched by its publisher Faber & Faber as its lead spring debut, I was so excited to read this, especially as…

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Last Ones Left Alive; an emotional portrayal of dystopia

Emotionally raw, terrifying and jaw dropping is how to describe Last Ones Left Alive by Sarah Davis-Goff. This visceral read had me experiencing a potent cocktail of emotions including love, fear, heartbreak and loneliness. That,…

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