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Book review: The Nearest Far Away Place by Hayley Long

A book about grief and brothers looking out for each other Being honest, I don’t usually choose books about grief. However, the ‘brothers looking out for each other’ reminded me of Supernatural (and who doesn’t love Sam and Dean?). Not only that, The Nearest Far Away Place by Hayley Long has won multiple awards (not always a good thing).  But, as …

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Another Day by David Levithan – quick review

I wasn’t going to post today but I finished reading Another Day by David Levithan last night and I had to tell you about it. This will be super quick, so here goes. I read Every Day a couple of weeks back. You can check out my review but, long-story-short, I really liked it … except for the ending. There had to …

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Book review: Carry On by Rainbow Rowell

Book review: Carry On by Rainbow Rowell Why have I never read any books by Rainbow Rowell before? Eleanor and Park has been on my TBR list for ages. I just never got round to it. And I even have Fangirl on my Kindle, but wasn’t motivated to read it. So, when I picked up Carry On in the library …

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Rook Review: The X-Variant by Rosemary Cole

I was really excited to receive a review copy of The X-Variant by Rosemary Cole from Xpresso Book Tours. Here’s how I got on. The Blurb This is a science fiction tale about a time-traveling girl and a zombie apocalypse. With her peaceful Utopian world crumbling and humanity’s very existence under threat, Kala must travel back in time to 2079—when …

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Split Second – Book Review

Split Second – Book Review To kick off my British Books Challenge 2017, I picked up a copy of Split Second by London-born Sophie McKenzie. I read and enjoyed some of her earlier books and saw her speak at the Hay Festival a couple of years back so I was interested to read more of her work. The description of …

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Harvest Festival by Karl Drinkwater. My Hallowe’en Horror Book Review:

I have to admit I don’t like Hallowe’en but I do like scary stories and I do like sci-fi. “Harvest Festival” by Karl Drinkwater was featured on “5 Halloween Reads to make you Shiver” over on Jera’s Jamboree and, as I have a weakness for stories set in Wales, it was an obvious choice for my Hallowe’en Horror book review. “Harvest Festival” Blurb: First …