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Book Review: 30 Things Before 30 by Hope Alcocer

‘Twas the night before my thirtieth birthday and all through the house- wait, I don’t have a house. I rent a ridiculously expensive apartment in New York City with the occasional cockroach and a radiator from 1908 that sounds like it’s about to eat me.’ Now, 30 seems scary right? I know it sounds it …

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Book Review: Amy Chelsea Stacie Dee by Mary G Thompson

Two girls are kidnapped, after six years Amy returns to her mother’s doorstep. What happened to her best friend and cousin, Dee? Is she alive? And why won’t Amy tell anyone what happened in those six years? I have no doubt this was a difficult novel to write because it is an uncomfortable read. The …

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Book Review: The Surface Breaks – Louise O’Neill

There was a LOT of hype for this book. A feminist retelling of The Little Mermaid, umm all of the yes! I know that Louise O’Neill is a fantastic author who isn’t afraid to challenge taboos, but this was different. If you’re looking for the Disney version of the Little Mermaid (which I love to …

Book Review: A Court of Wings and Ruin;
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Book Review: A Court of Wings and Ruin

If you haven’t read the first two novels in the series A Court of Thorns and Roses and A Court of Mist and Fury you might want to read those before this review because of spoilers! You’ve been warned! We open with Feyre back in the Spring Court, her sisters are now Fae and she must …

Book Review: Notes On A Nervous Planet – Matt Haig;
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Book Review: Notes On A Nervous Planet – Matt Haig

In a world where we have constant access to social media, instant news and 24-hour access, the world can feel a little too fast. Now, I love social media, it’s one of my passions but even I need to step away sometimes. Matt Haig captures that in this book, that we as humans need to …

Book Review: Eve of Man – Giovanna and Tom Fletcher;
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Book Review: Eve of Man – Giovanna and Tom Fletcher

‘AGAINST ALL ODDS, SHE SURVIVED. THE FIRST GIRL BORN IN FIFTY YEARS. THEY CALLED HER EVE . . .’ A lot of pressure rests on Eve’s shoulders. Only she can save the human race and now she’s 16 all eyes are on her to kick start the human race and give birth to healthy girls …

Book Review: Moxie – Jennifer Mathieu;
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Book Review: Moxie – Jennifer Mathieu

  Meet Viv, she’s a quiet 16-year-old who doesn’t break the rules. She works hard, hangs out with her friends and is the perfect daughter, the opposite of her mother as a teenager. Viv’s Mum was a Riot Grrl in the 1990s, all about Feminism and ‘zines, rebellion and riots. Nobody expects Viv to follow …

Book Review: A Court of Mist and Fury – Sarah J Maas;
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Book Review: A Court of Mist and Fury – Sarah J Maas

“To the stars who listen—and the dreams that are answered.” Note: This will include spoilers of the first novel in the series, A Court of Thorns and Roses, you can read my review here. If you haven’t read the first in the series and then pop back! When we left Feyre at the end of …

Book Review: Bookshop Girl – Chloe Coles;
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Book Review: Bookshop Girl – Chloe Coles

Sixteen-year-old Paige Turner loves her job working in her local bookshop, the only good thing about the small town she lives in. That is until she is told her beloved bookshop is going to be closed down to make way for a bigger shopping complex, but Paige decides she’s going to fight to save the …

Book Review: Everywoman – Jess Phillips;
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Book Review: Everywoman – Jess Phillips

  A lot of people scoff at the thought of going into politics. Even more so if you’re from a less wealthy background because it’s not what someone ‘like us’ does is it? Be prepared to completely change your mind and want to start a revolution of diversity and equality and it’s all thanks to …

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