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Love Punked – Nia Lucas

“And though she be but little, she is fierce.” - Shakespeare, A Midsummer Night’s Dream As I’ve been blogging and Instagramming, I’ve received a few requests from authors asking me to read and review their...

Things Fall Apart – Chinua Achebe

“The world breaks everyone, and afterward, some are strong at the broken places.” Ernest Hemingway Widely read in schools in Africa and beyond, over twenty million copies have been sold. Achebe’s book is touted as...
Orphan Monster Spy

Orphan Monster Spy – Matt Killeen

“A woman is like a tea bag. It's only when she's in hot water that you realize how strong she is.” Eleanor Roosevelt Opening with a punch, this book starts with Sarah crouched in the footwell...

The One Memory of Flora Banks – Emily Barr

Take care of all your memories. For you cannot relive them - Bob Dylan What would you do if every 60 minutes or so, your memory erased itself and all you could remember were snatches...

Better Than Before – Gretchen Rubin

“Happiness is neither virtue nor pleasure nor this thing nor that, but simply growth. We are happy when we are growing.” -- William Butler Yeats 20 August 2016 is the day everything changed. The day...

The Hate U Give – Angie Thomas

“There's something in our world that makes men lose their heads—they couldn't be fair if they tried. In our courts, when it's a white man's word against a black man's, the white man always...

A God In Ruins – Kate Atkinson

"It does not matter how slowly you go as long as you do not stop." - Confucius I've often thought that I have the attention span of a goldfish but usually, when it comes to...

The Girl You Left Behind – Jojo Moyes

"Chastity: I know you can be overwhelmed, and you can be underwhelmed, but can you ever just be whelmed? Bianca: I think you can in Europe" - 10 Things I Hate About You It's exciting...

Human Traces – Sebastian Faulks

"Every day, my daddy told me the same thing. 'Once a task is just begun, never leave it till it's done. Be the labour great or small, do it well or not at all'."...

The Rosie Project – Graeme Simsion

"I don't know about doing a sequel. I think you can retroactively damage a product by adding to it." - Simon Pegg I got very excited a few weeks ago. A girl at work has...

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Live in Kent, London and Amsterdam, trying to read when on the move between the three and whenever else I can in between. Just love books.

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