Book Review

The Stranger – Harlan Coben

A fairly typical well written thriller from a long list of books by Harlan Coben. Coben excels in thrillers as we have seen in previous books such as Shelter and Play Dead. And with such an impressive resume The Stranger is simply following in formidable footprints without a lot of ammunition. Whilst a good read, it was lacklustre in comparison… Continue reading The Stranger – Harlan Coben

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Rachael de Moravia – Not just a military wife

NEWS FROM THE HOME FRONT EXTRACT On ceramic plates and cupcakes There is a body in the hall. I step over it when I open the front door. I wrestle it aside so I can put little shoes – sizes five, seven and ten – in the cupboard. The corresponding feet are innocent and skip… Continue reading Rachael de Moravia – Not just a military wife

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City of Blades by Robert Jackson Bennett

Second book in the Divine Cities series, City of Blades continues the story of the divine and brings the reader to the uncivilised land of Voortyashtan, once home of Voortya – divinity of war and destruction. And it seems like someone thinks she may still be alive. Similar to the first book in the series City of Stairs; City… Continue reading City of Blades by Robert Jackson Bennett

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All About Love: New Visions by Bell Hooks

Published in 2000, Bell Hooks discusses the nature of love and how America’s society and culture prevents many from learning how to love others or receive love in return. Whilst supposedly a discussion on love and how to achieve it, I constantly found this book to be repeating the many ways in which love has… Continue reading All About Love: New Visions by Bell Hooks

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The Haunting Lessons by Robert Chazz Chute and Holly Pop

The Haunting Lessons follows our protagonist Tamara Smythe when she gains the ability to see the dead after the murder of her boyfriend. Drafted into a group of psychics, oracles and warriors with her gift. She is one of the Choir Impossible and she fights against the demons trying to break through the barrier into… Continue reading The Haunting Lessons by Robert Chazz Chute and Holly Pop

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The Girl from the Paradise Ballroom by Alison Love

This book will be released April 19. Set between 1937 and 1947, this is a historic novel that artfully incorporates truthful accounts of the Second World War as a backdrop to interweaving love stories. Not a romance in terms of chick flick-esque delightful endings, instead it portrays believable strain and heartache as well as passion and… Continue reading The Girl from the Paradise Ballroom by Alison Love