Book Review: The Winter’s Child – Cassandra Parkin

Title: The Winter’s Child Author: Cassandra Parkin Genre: Adult fiction/Literary fiction/Suspense/Horror/Psychological Publication date: Out now This review contains some minor spoilers. I finally finished this book last night and couldn’t wait to get started on a review. When I was initially approved for this book I was expecting a fairly standard missing child orientated thriller, […]

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Book Review: Father Christmas and Me – Matt Haig

Synopsis Father Christmas and Me is the final book in Matt Haig’s Christmas trilogy. Travel to Elfhelm to pay one last visit to Father Christmas and Amelia, where the evil Father Vogol is up to his old tricks. Can Amelia save Christmas once again? Review Father Christmas and Me was originally released in October 2017 but the […]

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Book Review: I am, I am, I am – Maggie O’Farrell

Apologies for the dodgy photo, my library uses super shiny covers! Synopsis I took a deep breath and listened to the old brag of my heart. I am, I am, I am. Sylvia Plath, The Bell Jar Maggie O’Farrell’s memoir I am, I am, I am depicts her seventeen (yes, seventeen) brushes with death. Review O’Farrell’s memoir is […]

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Book Review: The Benefits of Being an Octopus – Ann Braden

Review The Benefits of Being an Octopus (TBBO) follows Zoey, a 7th grader who is trying to survive Middle School but has more responsibilities than most adults. She tries to be invisible but when a teacher, Ms. Rochambeau, recognises part of herself in Zoey everything changes. TBBO is a relatively short read but packs in […]

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Book giveaway haul!

Anyone who follows me on Twitter will know that I am partial to a book giveaway. I’ve never won any books until this week when I won not one but THREE books! I feel very lucky and thought I’d make a quick post about the books I won and my thoughts on book giveaways on […]

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