Review: The Truth Pixie by Matt Haig

I follow Matt Haig on Twitter and on there he is a huge advocate of mental health issues. He is very open about his own and has written two brilliant adult bestsellers on mental health: Reasons to Stay Alive and Notes on a Nervous Planet. He also writes fiction for both adults and children and […]

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Review: The Mysterious Affair at Styles by Agatha Christie

Opening sentence: “The intense interest aroused in the public by what was known at the time as ‘The Styles Case’ has now somewhat subsided.’ The Mysterious Affair at Styles has its place in literature history as not only the first Hercule Poirot story, but as the first novel ever published by Agatha Christie. Set in 1917, […]

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What I’m Reading – WWW Wednesday: 17th July 2019

It’s July WWW Wednesday time! This is a weekly meme (I do it monthly though) 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 Carer by Deborah Moggach

Opening sentence: “The first thing she noticed was her skin.” I knew nothing about this book when I started it, it popped through my letterbox just as I’d finished my current read, so it felt right to dive straight in. My other half saw the cover and said, “that looks a bit creepy” –  (apparently […]

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Monthly Review: June 2019

An excellent real-life story, a little romance, a look into the world of mummy bloggers and three very different thrillers made up my kind-of-eclectic June reading: My June Reviews… / Snap by Belinda Bauer / The Mummy Bloggers by Holly Wainwright / Our Stop by Laura Jane Williams / Educated by Tara Westover / Codename […]

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Monthly Review: May 2019

May was a VERY strong reading month for me, I reviewed six books and would happily recommend all of them to anyone looking for a bookish suggestion. There’s not many months I can actually – truly – say that so, like I said, strong! My May Reviews… / Eat, Drink, Run by Bryony Gordon / […]

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The Charity Shop Haul of Dreams

You know when you pop into a charity shop to have a quick look at their book selection and leave feeling very pleased if you find one that you really want to read? Well, this afternoon I could times that feeling by six… just take a look at the (above) stack! Yes, they are being […]

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