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Book Review: A Spoke in the Wheel by Kathleen Jowitt

Synopsis The first thing I saw was the wheelchair.  The first thing she saw was the doper.  Ben Goddard is an embarrassment – as a cyclist, as an athlete, as a human being. And he knows it. Now that he’s been exposed by a positive drugs test, his race wins and his work with disabled…… Continue reading Book Review: A Spoke in the Wheel by Kathleen Jowitt

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Book Review: The Things We Learn When We’re Dead by Charlie Laidlaw

Synopsis Small decisions can have unintended consequences, but sometimes we get a second chance.  On the way home from a dinner party she didn’t want to attend, Lorna Love steps into the path of an oncoming car. When she wakes up she is in what appears to be a hospital – but a hospital in…… Continue reading Book Review: The Things We Learn When We’re Dead by Charlie Laidlaw

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Book Review: The Twisted Tree by Rachel Burge

Synopsis Martha can tell things about a person just by touching their clothes, as if their emotions and memories have been absorbed into the material. It started the day she fell from the tree at her grandma’s cabin and became blind in one eye. Determined to understand her strange ability, Martha sets off to visit…… Continue reading Book Review: The Twisted Tree by Rachel Burge

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Book Review: Double Double Toil by Amber Elby

Double Double Toil is the second book in the Netherfeld Trilogy. You can find my review for the first book, Cauldron’s Bubble, here. Six months after discovering a cauldron’s bubble, Alda has returned to her remote cottage in Grand Ledge. But Alda soon realises she is trapped and unable to travel between time and place. Meanwhile,…… Continue reading Book Review: Double Double Toil by Amber Elby

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Book Review: The Dark Days Pact by Alison Goodman

Following the shocking events at her presentation ball, Lady Helen is residing in Brighton for the summer season. She must start her Reclaimer training, having just joined the Dark Days Club. But her mentor Lord Carlston is becoming increasingly erratic because of the vestige darkness within him. And when the Home Office entrusts Helen with…… Continue reading Book Review: The Dark Days Pact by Alison Goodman

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Book Review: The Exact Opposite of Okay by Laura Steven

18-year-old Izzy O’Neill’s world turns upside down when someone posts explicit photos of her with a politician’s son online. As a result, she gets embroiled in a national sex scandal. With her best friend Ajita at her side, she must navigate high school life as a social pariah. Izzy soon becomes painfully aware that shaming teenage girls…… Continue reading Book Review: The Exact Opposite of Okay by Laura Steven

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Book Review: The Perfectly Imperfect Woman by Milly Johnson

Marnie loves her job in Beverage Marketing, but she has felt lonely for a long time, even when she’s been in relationships. When she chats to an old lady in an online cheesecake forum, her path crosses with Lilian Dearman. Following an incident at work, Marnie decides to visit Lilian, who, it turns out, owns…… Continue reading Book Review: The Perfectly Imperfect Woman by Milly Johnson