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Book Review: Eleanor Oliphant Is Completely Fine by Gail Honeyman

Eleanor Oliphant Is Completely Fine by Gail Honeyman My rating: 5 of 5 stars ⭑⭑⭑⭑⭑ 5 stars "I do not light up a room when I walk into it. No one longs to see me or to hear my voice. I do not feel sorry for myself, not in the least. These are simply statements… Continue reading Book Review: Eleanor Oliphant Is Completely Fine by Gail Honeyman

All Reviews, fantasy

Book Review: Odette by Jessica Duchen

Odette by Jessica Duchen My rating: 4 of 5 stars ⭑⭑⭑⭑⭑ 5 stars "'I believe in magic too, Mitzi, but a different kind. An everyday magic, when people are their best selves and all things become possible.'" This is one of those reads that makes me so glad to be a Netgalley member and being… Continue reading Book Review: Odette by Jessica Duchen

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Book Review: Queenie Malone’s Paradise Hotel by Ruth Hogan

Queenie Malone's Paradise Hotel by Ruth Hogan My rating: 4 of 5 stars ⭑⭑⭑⭑ 4 stars "It was a mystery, like a clue in a Famous Five story, but Tilly had a horrible feeling that this one was not going to end up with smiles all round, a slap-up tea, and a biscuit for Timmy.… Continue reading Book Review: Queenie Malone’s Paradise Hotel by Ruth Hogan

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Book Review: The Beast’s Heart by Leife Shallcross

The Beast's Heart by Leife Shallcross My rating: 4 of 5 stars ⭑⭑⭑⭑ 4 stars "'There is always a way to break a curse.'" Okay, so, Beauty and the Beast is quite possibly my favourite fairy tale of all time, and I was nervous going into this reimagining because I badly wanted it to do… Continue reading Book Review: The Beast’s Heart by Leife Shallcross

All Reviews, horror

Book Review: The Chalk Man by C.J. Tudor

The Chalk Man by C.J. Tudor My rating: 4 of 5 stars ⭑⭑⭑⭑ 4 stars “We think we want answers. But what we really want are the right answers. Human nature. We ask questions that we hope will give us the truth we want to hear. The problem is, you can't choose your truths. Truth… Continue reading Book Review: The Chalk Man by C.J. Tudor

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Book Review: Rattle by Fiona Cummins

Rattle by Fiona Cummins My rating: 4 of 5 stars ⭑⭑⭑⭑ 4 stars "Like the living, the dead can be bought." There are not many novels that I can say genuinely scared me, IT by Stephen King was one, The Secrets of Crickley Hall by James Herbert is another.  And now, Rattle by Fiona Cummins… Continue reading Book Review: Rattle by Fiona Cummins

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Book Review: An Absolutely Remarkable Thing by Hank Green

An Absolutely Remarkable Thing by Hank Green My rating: 5 of 5 stars ⭑⭑⭑⭑⭑ 5 stars "I was really, deeply, honestly, and truly infatuated with having people pay attention to me." I feel like at the start of every book I'm reading, I get the gist on whether I'm going to like it or dislike… Continue reading Book Review: An Absolutely Remarkable Thing by Hank Green

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Book Review: The Paper Magician by Charlie N. Holmberg

The Paper Magician by Charlie N. Holmberg My rating: 3 of 5 stars ⭑⭑⭑ 3 stars "Perhaps in a heart, knowledge was more stable than memory or thought. Ceony Twill is heartbroken that instead of being able to become a magician that enchants mental - a Smither - she has been assigned to become a… Continue reading Book Review: The Paper Magician by Charlie N. Holmberg

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Book Review: The Lost Language of Crazy by Pamela L. Laskin

The Lost Language of Crazy by Pamela L. Laskin My rating: 3 of 5 stars ⭑⭑⭑ 3 stars "Sometimes in life you just have to eat the eggplant parmesan, even when you don't want to, because you love the person who made it." Twelve year old Penny explores what it means to have no voice,… Continue reading Book Review: The Lost Language of Crazy by Pamela L. Laskin

All Reviews, Mystery, Thriller, Uncategorized

Book Review: The Other Emily by Dean Koontz

The Other Emily by Dean KoontzMy rating: 4 of 5 stars⭑⭑⭑⭑ 4 stars "When Emily disappeared, the world changed overnight, not just his life, not just his world, but the very world itself, as if the known universe intersected with another that was unknown, and in that quiet collision, an infinite number of subtle changes… Continue reading Book Review: The Other Emily by Dean Koontz