WWW Wednesday: 12th September 2018

Welcome to WWW Wednesday! Hosted by Sam over at Taking on a World of Words, if you’d like to join in just answer the three questions below and pop your blog link on Sam’s weekly post in the comments. So, this week… What are you currently reading? One Little Lie by Sam Carrington. I felt in […]

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Review: Clean by Juno Dawson

Published in April 2018 by Quercus Children’s Books / 400 pages Opening sentence: “Face-down on leather.”  This was a book I’d heard good things about, but didn’t actually know much about. For some reason I thought it was a biography, then picked it up and discovered it’s fiction and actually published as YA, despite its […]

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Blog Tour: Overkill by Vanda Symon

Paperback published 6th September 2018 by Orenda Books / 272 pages Many years ago I was lucky enough to visit New Zealand and just fell in love with everything about it. So, when the opportunity came up to read a book set in New Zealand by a New Zealand crime writer (how many times can […]

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Review: The Rise and Fall of Becky Sharp by Sarra Manning

Published September 2018 by HarperCollins / 386 pages Opening sentence: “BATTLE OF THE BIG BROTHER BEAUTIES!” I need to start this review with an admission: I have never read Vanity Fair. So the fact that The Rise and Fall of Becky Sharp is a contemporary retelling of said book is a little lost on me. […]

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Review: Release by Patrick Ness

Published in 2017 by Walker Books / 288 pages Opening sentence, “Adam would have to get the flowers himself.” At the Greenwich Book Festival I had the pleasure of hearing Patrick Ness in conversation with authors Angie Thomas and Katherine Woodfine. He spoke about how his new book, Release was inspired by Virginia Woolf’s Mrs Dalloway (the […]

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Review: Never Greener by Ruth Jones

Never Greener by Ruth Jones. Audiobook narrated by Sharon Small. I’ve discovered that when it comes to audiobooks I prefer to listen to two types; a good old crime / murder mystery that keeps you guessing or a character-led read that feels like I’m talking to a friend about their latest news. Never Greener falls […]

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WWW Wednesday: 25th July 2018

This week I’m trying something new. I’ve seen the WWW Wednesday reading meme on quite a few of the fab blogs I follow and love having a nosy at what other people are reading so thought I’d give it a go! Hosted by Sam from Taking on a World of Words, if you’d also like […]

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