Little Bandaged Days by Kyra Wilder

Little Bandaged Days Kyra Wilder Book Review

Opening sentence: “It wasn’t true, what my mother said, when I called to show her the apartment, about the light.” Reading this book stressed me out. I mean that in both a good and bad way. Good in the sense that if I have a real, solid reaction to a book then it’s connected with […]

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Blog Tour: Pine by Francine Toon

Opening sentence: “They are driving out for guising when they see her.” Welcome to my stop on the Pine blog tour! Written by Francine Toon, this is an atmospheric little gem that keeps you guessing until the end. It is an addictive blend of the Gothic and crime fiction genres – two of my favourites […]

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What I’m Reading – WWW Wednesday: 15th January 2020

Hello from my inaugural WWW Wednesday post of 2020! This is a weekly meme hosted by Sam over at Taking on a World of Words. If you’re curious about what other people are reading right now too, join in! All you have to do is answer the three bookish questions below and pop your blog link […]

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Review: The Bookish Life of Nina Hill by Abbi Waxman

Opening sentence: “Imagine you’re a bird.” This book gave me one of my, ‘I’m so glad I read this’ moments. I’d heard a few mixed reviews about The Bookish Life of Nina Hill over on Bookstagram and almost didn’t read it, but the gorgeous cover illustration and lure of finding out more about Nina’s (anyone’s, […]

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Review: Such a Fun Age by Kiley Reid

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Opening sentence: “That night, when Mrs. Chamberlain called, Emira could only piece together the words “…take Briar somewhere…” and “…pay you double.” I christened my new Kindle with this book; my last read of 2019, my first review of 2020. Such a Fun Age already has a buzz and having been unable to put it […]

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Review: The Testaments by Margaret Atwood

Opening sentence: “Only dead people are allowed to have statues, but I have been given one while still alive.” I couldn’t possibly end 2019 without reference to the literary moment of the year. The publication of The Testaments in September was a once in a lifetime moment. The above picture shows the digital billboards in […]

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My 2019 Books of the Year

Looking through this list, I can’t help but think that this is a fantastic way to end the decade! Just reading these titles and remembering the stories gives me a warm buzz and makes me wish I had time to re-read right now (I don’t, my towering TBR is testament to that!) I have gone […]

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