The Two Lives of Sara; a powerful and emotive

When I was approached to take part in the blog tour of The Two Lives of Sara by Catherine Adel West, two things struck me that made me really want to read this book; the…

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Dawnlands; powerful historical fiction

Although I haven’t read one of her books for quite a few years (until now), I am a big fan of historical author Philippa Gregory. Mainly known for writing Plantagenet and Tudor novels which I…

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The Marmalade Diaries; a bittersweet, witty memoir

If you follow my blog you’ll know that I mainly read and review fiction books. However sometimes a non-fiction book comes my way and I think I’ve got to read that! That is exactly what…

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Cat Lady; refreshing and bold

On the inside cover of bestselling author Dawn O’Porter’s new novel, at the top there is the definition of a cat lady [n.]; ‘single, independent, crazy, aloof, on the shelf, lives alone…‘ I even googled…

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Winter People; a powerful slow burner

Winter People by Gráinne Murphy is an emotional slow burner that really drew me in. It is a poignant, character driven story about resilience, self-forgiveness and how we use different coping mechanisms to survive the…

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