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Review: The Accusation, by Zosia Wand

I don't think I ever knew the meaning of the term 'overprotective mother' until after reading this book! Twisted, smothering and tense, this book really took a scalpel to family relationships, exploring just what it means if a mother doesn't want to let go of her child. The story centres around Eve, a woman who's… Continue reading Review: The Accusation, by Zosia Wand

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Blog tour: How Far We Fall, by Jane Shemilt

Wow. This was a dark, twisted, rabbit-hole of a book: the type that sucks you in and spits you out a few hours later, questioning the morality of the universe. It's what would happen if Grey's Anatomy met Macbeth, blended together with the excellence of Jane Shemilt's pen. The story follows Beth, a woman left… Continue reading Blog tour: How Far We Fall, by Jane Shemilt

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Blog Tour: What Kitty Did Next, by Carrie Kablean

Who else has an inexplicable fondness for the razor-sharp pen of Jane Austen? Well, then dive back with me into the world of Regency England as Carrie Kablean picks up where she left off with an exploration into the life of one of the younger (and crucially, unmarried) Bennet sisters, Kitty, in What Kitty Did… Continue reading Blog Tour: What Kitty Did Next, by Carrie Kablean

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Discussion: what makes a perfect fantasy novel?

So I've seen quite a lot of 'discussion' related blog posts on people's blogs recently and thought I might be exciting and adventurous and try my own. The subject? My favourite genre: fantasy. Woop! Who doesn't love a little bit of fantasy? I've lost count of how many fantasy books I've read (alongside others, of… Continue reading Discussion: what makes a perfect fantasy novel?