Review: Talent by Juliet Lapidos

Opening sentence: “We met at the supermarket.” Although I devoured Talent over a sunny weekend, I found it to be a kind of slow burner – just as my mind started to wander though, it hooked me back in. It then had a perfectly pitched ending that was just the right level of ambiguous. My […]

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Review: What Happens Now? by Sophia Money-Coutts

Opening sentence: “I wasn’t sure I had enough wee for the stick.” What Happens Now? by Sophia Money-Coutts is – wait. Before I talk any further about the book, I know what you’re thinking: ‘Is that the author’s real name? Surely not?’ I know because I had that exact thought, but it turns out, yes, it is […]

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What I’m Reading – WWW Wednesday: 14th August 2019

Welcome to my August WWW Wednesday. 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 […]

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Review: In at the Deep End by Kate Davies

Opening sentence: “One Saturday morning last January, Alice pointed out that I hadn’t had sex in three years.” This book is filth and I loved it. In at the Deep End gets the title of both one of the most sexually explicit and one of the funniest books I’ve read. It came with a mini-cover that […]

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Review: My Year of Rest and Relaxation by Ottessa Moshfegh

Opening sentence: “Whenever I woke up, night or day, I’d shuffle through the bright marble foyer of my building and go up the block and around the corner where there was a bodega that never closed.”  Like your books deadpan, witty and satirical in tone? Then you’ll love My Year of Rest and Relaxation. Our […]

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Audiobook Review: How Do You Like Me Now? by Holly Bourne

This is my first book by Holly Bourne, she is primarily a YA author and How Do You Like Me Now? is her adult novel debut. I whizzed through this in a few days, this is her funny, witty – and very knowingly cutting – take on the unsaid social and life conventions of women […]

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Monthly Review: July 2019

A Christie classic, a fantastic romance and a look through the truly fabulous style of Queen Elizabeth II… yes, it’s time for my July review! The mix is split with two non-fiction and four fiction books and they go something like this: My July Book Reviews / An Astronaut’s Guide to Life on Earth by […]

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