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Elizabeth Is Missing Emma Healey
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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
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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
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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
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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
Mark Haddon The Red House
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Mark Haddon – The Red House Review

Mark Haddon – The Red House is a book I’ve wanted to read for a long time now. I touched briefly upon it in my Reading List July 2019 post, but I love Mark Haddon’s work. The Curious Incident of the Dog in the…

July 10, 2019
Convenience Store Woman Sayaka Murata
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Convenience Store Woman – Sayaka Murata

I picked up Convenience Store Woman a little while ago after hearing excellent things about it online. It’s short – about 150 pages, so I read it over the course of a day or so at the weekend. It follows the story of Keiko…

July 1, 2019
This is going to hurt Adam Kay
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This is Going to Hurt – Adam Kay review

Finally, a non-fiction book review. This is Going to Hurt is written by Adam Kay, a junior doctor who works on the frontline of the NHS. This documents his day-to-day life in the NHS. It does not shy away from detailing exactly what goes…

June 9, 2019
The Lido
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The Lido – Libby Page Review

The Lido to me, is about trying to find your place in a massive city such as London, where everyone seems to be in their own little world. The Lido follows the story of 26 year old Kate, who finds herself in an unlikely…

June 4, 2019