All Among the Barley by Melissa Harrison

25th April 2019

The autumn of 1933 is the most beautiful Edie Mather can remember, though the Great War still casts a shadow over the cornfields of her beloved home, Wych Farm. When charismatic, outspoken Constance FitzAllen arrives from London to write about fading rural traditions, she takes an interest in fourteen-year-old Edie,…

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Hold Still by Nina LaCour

28th March 2019

Oh my God, i love this book! It is beautiful, it is sweet, it is heartbreaking, it is hopeful It draws you in, hugs you tight, grabs your heart, twists it around then leaves you thinking about the words and feelings for a long, long time. That night Ingrid told…

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Normal People by Sally Rooney

8th January 2019

If you’ve clicked here hoping to read another rave review of this book then i’m sorry to disappoint you but it ain’t gonna happen. I actually bought the special Waterstones edition with the metallic blue spine, gorgeous endpapers and built in bookmark but at the end of the day its…

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City of Ghosts by Victoria Schwab

12th October 2018

What a fabulous book this is, I enjoyed every page and I’m so hoping that it will be the first in a duology or even trilogy? Fingers crossed! Synopsis Ever since Cass almost drowned (okay, she did drown, but she doesn’t like to think about it), she can pull back…

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Strike Your Heart by Amelie Nothomb

24th September 2018

I was kindly sent an Autumn/Winter catalogue by Europa Editions to look through and I chose this book, mainly for its fascinating synopsis but also its very striking cover. So a huge thank you to Europa for sending me a copy of this and for enabling me to discover a…

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Graphic novel mini reviews

19th July 2018

I’ve been on a bit of a graphic novel kick lately so here are two novels I can definitely recommend you pick up if you are giving this genre a try too. Volume 1 of Alex + Ada A soon as I saw this on book tube I knew I…

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An Ocean of Minutes by Thea Lim

25th May 2018

I was kindly sent this by Quercus books after I requested a copy in exchange for an honest review. The premise sounds so original and fantastic and i couldnt wait to get round to reading it. Oh how disappointed I was though. She has come up with such a cool…

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Light filters in – Poems by Caroline Kaufman

4th April 2018

I was kindly contacted by Harper Collins and given a list of books to choose from to review. I chose this and they kindly sent me a ‘sneak peek’ of what it will look like when published. They also sent a lovely little bookmark and who doesn’t need more bookmarks…

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Poems for a world gone to sh*t – Review

9th February 2018

This was lovely surprise bookmail from Quercus a few days ago.  They are a fabulous publisher who have been very kind to me over the years, so a big thank you to them. Poetry is something I really enjoy and a little book like this to dip in and out…

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The Cactus by Sarah Haywood

8th February 2018

This was kindly sent me for review by Two Roads books, so a huge thank you to them. Hey you have a book to review! Whats it called? The Cactus   Who wrote it? Sarah Haywood   Whats it about?  A woman called Susan Green. At 45 she thinks her…

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