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On My Bookshelf – December Reads

In case you haven’t guessed already. I like to read a lot. A few weeks ago I read three books in one week. I like picking a cosy coffee shop or pub at the weekend and spend a few hours (or more) reading. Sometimes…

November 25, 2019
Holly Bourne How Do You Like Me Now

Review of Holly Bourne – How Do You Like Me Now?

How Do You Like Me Now – Holly Bourne – Click to Buy I bought Holly Bourne’s How Do You Like Me Now? about a fortnight ago and absolutely devoured it in a few days. I guess that should give you a little insight…

November 22, 2019
Mr Salary Sally Rooney

Mr Salary – Sally Rooney Review

Mr Salary is a short story by critically acclaimed author, Sally Rooney. I loved her book Conversations with Friends and I’ve written a review of the book Normal People too. I’m a huge fan of Sally Rooney. When I was scanning Amazon and realised…

November 15, 2019
Julia Claiborne Johnson Be Frank With Me

Julia Claiborne Johnson – Be Frank With Me review

Be Frank With Me is the first novel by American author Julia Claiborne Johnson. It follows the story of reclusive author Mimi Banning, her son Frank, and Alice. The story is told from Alice’s perspective. Alice is sent to Mimi’s Bel Air mansion by…

November 6, 2019

Dumped, Actually – Nick Spalding review

Dumped, Actually by Nick Spalding follows Ollie’s heartbreak after he is rather humuliatingly rejected by girlfriend Samantha. The story starts with Ollie Sweet proposing to Samantha and her rejecting his proposal. It’s a rather humiliating rejection as it was in public. The way the…

October 30, 2019
Elizabeth Is Missing Emma Healey

Elizabeth Is Missing – Emma Healey Review

Elizabeth is Missing – Emma Healey I read Elizabeth is Missing by Emma Healey a little while ago now. But it was a book that stuck with me so I thought I’d review it online. Elizabeth is missing follows the story of Maud, who…

August 20, 2019
Ordinary People Diana Evans

Ordinary People – Diana Evans review

Ordinary People follows the story of two couples, Melissa and Michael, and Damian and Stephanie. Melissa and Michael are the seemingly “perfect” couple who live with their daughter and newborn son in Crystal Palace, and Damian and Stephanie live on the outskirts of London…

August 13, 2019
The Cactus Sarah Haywood

The Cactus – Sarah Haywood Review

First of all, I know you should never judge a book by its cover, but can we take a second to appreciate the cover of The Cactus by Sarah Haywood. I love it! The Cactus follows the life of Susan Green, a 45-year-old Londoner…

July 26, 2019
All My Friends Are Superheroes Andrew Kaufman

All My Friends are Superheroes – Andrew Kaufman

All My Friends are Superheroes follows the story of Tom, who is married to the Perfectionist. The Perfectionist is hypnotised by her ex and as a result cannot see Tom. The story takes place on a plane journey the Perfectionist is taking to start…

July 16, 2019