Category Archives: Fiction

Blog Tour: Death at the Seaside by Frances Brody

Nothing ever happens in August, and tenacious sleuth Kate Shackleton deserves a break. Heading off for a long-overdue holiday to Whitby, she visits her school friend Alma who works as a fortune teller there. Kate had been looking forward to … Continue reading

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Review: Geek Girl: Head Over Heels by Holly Smale

Harriet Manners knows almost every fact there is. She knows duck-billed platypuses don’t have stomachs. She knows that fourteen squirrels were once detained as spies. She knows only one flag in the world features a building. And for once, Harriet … Continue reading

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Review: We and Me by Saskia de Coster

On a private estate near the top of a mountain lives the Vandersanden family. Neurotic, aristocratic Mieke grooms her carpets while keeping a close eye on her family and her neighbours. Her husband, the self-made man Stefaan, is building up … Continue reading

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Review: Nina is Not OK by Shappi Khorsandi

Nina does not have a drinking problem. She likes a drink, sure. But what 17-year-old doesn’t? Nina’s mum isn’t so sure. But she’s busy with her new husband and five year old Katie. And Nina’s almost an adult after all. … Continue reading

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Review: The Last Days of Summer by Vanessa Ronan

She can forgive. They can’t forget. After ten years in the Huntsville State Penitentiary, Jasper Curtis returns home to live with his sister and her two daughters. Lizzie does not know who she’s letting into her home: the brother she … Continue reading

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The A-Z Challenge – F is for Four – #atozchallenge

You might know that my friends and I spend a little too much time obsessing over Divergent, Veronica Roth’s brilliant debut novel. I won’t explain it all here, as I’ve already reviewed it, but suffice to say I really enjoyed … Continue reading

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Blogging from A-Z: F is for Fiction

F is for: Fiction I have dabbled in fiction writing in the past and, embarrassingly enough, have also written some very, VERY bad fan fiction. I don’t do it so much these days, mostly due to not having time, but … Continue reading

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