Starstruck; full of humour and charm

Imagine a pop sensation bigger than Madonna, bigger than Lady Gaga, bigger than Beyonce. This megastar is Epiphanie who is the biggest star in the world. Epiphanie also happens to be sitting in your kitchen…

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After The Rising & Before The Fall; a powerful saga

My recent holiday read is two books in one, the centenary edition of After The Rising & Before The Fall, the first two books in a captivating Irish trilogy by Orna Ross. Full of intriguing…

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The Fair Botanists; immersive, rich and evocative

Sensually atmospheric, Sara Sheridan’s new novel, The Fair Botanists is a story of female empowerment in the early 19th century. It is full of intrigue and sexuality. It is also a very funny novel, with…

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Hope Nicely’s Lessons for Life; heart warming, inclusive and powerful

In life, you meet many people. Some you admire, some you wish you’d never met. Few make you think: ‘When I woke up this morning, I didn’t imagine that I would meet someone like you.’…

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My Best Friend’s Murder; a dark, compelling exploration of friendship

This is a book in which the toxic tension literally bounces off the page and hits you straight in the face time and time again. I was frequently physically wincing as I read this book.…

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