Book Review: Exposure by Helen Dunmore

Well it’s Monday again so time for #BookReviewMondays. I aim to provide you all with a book review each Monday, of a book I have been reading the previous week and finished over the weekend. I seem to have the most time to finish a book on Sunday afternoons. I find it a very relaxing way to end the weekend.…

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Book Review: Our Endless Numbered Days by Claire Fuller

I was approved to read and review Our Endless Numbered Days by Claire Fuller from Netgalley ( a place where bookbloggers can request books to feed their readers!).  What drew me to the book was the mystical type of cover and that it was about a little girl living in the woods. This reminded me of old fairy tales like…

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New Book Arrivals and My Goodreads Challenge

Last year I won some great books through Twitter and Goodreads and here are some of them. They will keep me busy for a while!. I have so many books on my To-Read list that I think I am going to have to up my Goodreads book challenge. It’s currently set at 30 books which I thought was about right…

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Book Review: Every Fifteen Minutes by Lisa Scottoline

I have been doing my usual browsing through Bookbridgr (a resource for book-loving bloggers) again and found Every Fifteen Minutes by Lisa Scottoline waiting to be requested for review.  My first impressions of the cover before I read the blurb was that it must be set in some kind of hospital setting and that it looks like a dark, tense psychological…

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Book Review: Bairdston by Robert Cook

Bairdston by Robert Cook I requested to read this book through Netgalley as I thought the cover looked interesting and I love to read young adult novels from time to time. Book Description: Karim and Salima Kufdani have survived the streets of Tangier on their own. Orphaned and alone they’ve found their own way, until a fateful night and a…

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Book Review: Dead Ringers by Christopher Golden

Every so often I love to browse through all the books on bookbridgr to see what new books are out and what I like the look of. Sometimes its very hard not to request to read more than I can handle! It’s always so tempting! What caught my eye about Dead Ringers by Christopher Golden was not only the cover…

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Book Review: The Other Boy by Ian and Rosi Taylor

I was browsing through the Goodreads giveaways and came across this chilling supernatural novella so I entered and was lucky to have won a copy. Here is my honest review. I am a huge fan of novellas and short stories. I think it takes a very special writer to get their story across in a limited number of words. Novellas…

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Looking Back Over 2015

2015 has been a very up and down year for me but there are a few things that have turned the year around. It was back in March that I started my little blog up. I had a very trying January and February so decided to take my mind off things by starting blogging. I wasn’t quite sure where my…

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Best Books I have Read in 2015

So here we are at the end of another year 2015. I have read quite a few books this year and I would love to share with you my top 5 best reads of 2015. I have read 34 books this year according to my Goodreads Challenge and they range from chick lit to young adult, autobiographies and thrillers. Here are my…

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Book Review: The Lie by C.L.Taylor

The Lie by C.L. Taylor I gave The Lie by C.L. Taylor : 5 of 5 stars Book Description I know your name’s not really Jane Hughes… Jane Hughes has a loving partner, a job in an animal sanctuary and a tiny cottage in rural Wales. She’s happier than she’s ever been but her life is a lie. Jane Hughes…

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Book Review: Don’t Call Me Ugly by Alicia Douvall

I haven’t read an autobiography in a while and I was lucky enough to to win this book from a competition by the publisher Austin Macauley on Twitter.                        Book Description A cautionary tale from the woman who spent over a million pounds on surgical procedures… In this remarkable book…

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Book Review: Gone by Rebecca Muddiman

I have been browsing through the Bookbridgr website lately looking for some great books to read that were dark with lots of mystery and suspense, and this was the book I came across – Gone by Rebecca Muddiman. I have to say that the cover caught my eye to begin with. Then I read the description. I decided there and…

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Book Review: The Ice Twins by S.K. Tremayne

I have been seeing lots of great reviews around for The Ice Twins by S.K. Tremayne and I couldn’t wait to read it. There has been lots of adverts around Facebook and Twitter regarding this book for a few months so I thought why not give it a go? I am sure I’m not alone in having a fascination with…

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