The Secret Messenger; a gripping war time read

If you follow my blog you’ll know I love historic fiction, especially fiction focusing on the two world wars. Yes, these novels are fiction but they are often born out of fact and real lives…

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Top reads everyone’s raving about…

Do you ever get FOMO? Just in case you’re not sure what FOMO stands for, it’s Fear Of Missing Out. 😉 When it comes to books and reading I definitely get FOMO. So over the…

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How To Be Perfect; fun and easy

As the world increasingly becomes addicted to social media, a lot of contemporary fiction is reflecting this. How To Be Perfect, the new novel from Holly Wainwright is a lighthearted take on this. It is…

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The Museum of Lost Love: beautiful and poignant

The Museum of Lost Love is a powerful stripped back narrative. It exposes the raw, emotional turmoil of love set against a backdrop of violence and war. This novel had a profound effect on me…

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The Slaughter Man; a modern day fairy tale

[Fairy tales are] such dark, peculiar, amoral stories – stories that warn us to stay out of the woods but that also teach us how to survive. Cassandra Parkin When I interviewed Cassandra Parkin at…

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