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Review: A Spoonful of Murder by Robin Stevens

Review: A Spoonful of Murder by Robin Stevens

‘This time I am stuck in the very middle of the case. I am not just a detective, I’m a witness. And I think that I might even be a suspect.’  After the death of Hazel’s Ah Yeh, she and Daisy travel to Hong Kong […]

Spotlight: More Than Us by Dawn Barker

Spotlight: More Than Us by Dawn Barker

It’s been a little while since I hosted a spotlight post, but I’m pleased to welcome you to my stop on the More Than Us blog tour. A huge thank you to Ellie at Canelo, for inviting me to take part in this tour and for allowing […]

Review: Chemistry Lessons by Meredith Goldstein

Review: Chemistry Lessons by Meredith Goldstein

‘The truth was that it was about Whit and Kyle, and about lying to friends and wishing I could travel back in time to the start of the summer, when everything felt normal. It was about Bryan going to college five hours away. It was […]

Top Ten Tuesday: Summer TBR

Top Ten Tuesday: Summer TBR

Top Ten Tuesday was created by The Broke and the Bookish, but was recently relocated to That Artsy Reader Girl.  I haven’t been reading much recently – new job, little baby – but I’m hoping to start again over the next few weeks. Planning this summer TBR […]

Blog tour: Not the Girls You’re Looking For by Aminah Mae Safi

Blog tour: Not the Girls You’re Looking For by Aminah Mae Safi

I’m so pleased to be welcoming debut author Aminah Mae Safi to the blog today, to talk about how she finds inspiration. Before I pass you over, I’m going to share a little bit more about Not the Girls You’re Looking For, just in case you […]

Review: S.T.A.G.S. by M.A. Bennett

Review: S.T.A.G.S. by M.A. Bennett

‘I think I might be a murderer. Although, as I didn’t mean to kill, I suppose it was manslaughter, so technically I would be a ‘manslaughterer’, although I don’t think that’s a word.’  I finished S.T.A.G.S way back towards the end of April, but it’s almost impossible […]

Review: Make More Noise! anthology

Review: Make More Noise! anthology

The Make More Noise! anthology was released to celebrate the 100th anniversary of (some) women getting the right to vote, but that doesn’t mean that all of the stories are politically focused. In fact, it’s a rather conflicting collection: some of the stories are set […]

Top Ten Tuesday: Books which awaken my travel bug

Top Ten Tuesday: Books which awaken my travel bug

Top Ten Tuesday was created by The Broke and the Bookish, but was recently relocated to That Artsy Reader Girl.  Hey again lovely readers! I’m sure you agree with me that sometimes you read a book that just fills you with wanderlust. All you want to do […]

Top Ten Tuesday: Books I should have DNF’d

Top Ten Tuesday: Books I should have DNF’d

Top Ten Tuesday was created by The Broke and the Bookish, but was recently relocated to That Artsy Reader Girl.  I’m actually rebelling when it comes to this week’s topic, because I NEVER DNF books. Even if it’s 800 pages long and I’m absolutely hating it, I’ll […]

Review: All of This is True by Lygia Day Penaflor

Review: All of This is True by Lygia Day Penaflor

‘You see, you can be in love with a thing the way you can be in love with a person. A thing can trigger the same chemical responses as another human can: oxytocin and vasopressin. Fatima taught me this. Her book proved it.’ Hi there, […]