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I Get Loud Review

GoodReads: How do you use your voice, once you’ve finally found it? A young girl, growing in self-confidence, befriends a stranger who becomes her closest companion. Despite their differences, they speak and sing and laugh, their friendship weathering darkness and light, stormy seas and calm waters. But embarking on an uncertain journey to a new […]

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Black Sunday – Blog Tour

      GoodReads: Twin sisters Bibike and Ariyike are enjoying a relatively comfortable life in Lagos in 1996. Then their mother loses her job due to political strife and their father gambles away their home, and the siblings are thrust into the reluctant care of their traditional Yoruba grandmother. Inseparable while they had their […]

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WWW Wednesday

  It’s time for the WWW Wednesday meme brought to you all by Taking on a World of Words     What Are You Currently Reading? GoodReads: Sirscha Ashwyn comes from nothing, but she’s intent on becoming something. After years of training, she plans on challenging her rival for the position of the queen’s next royal […]

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Sharks in the TIme of Saviours ARC Review

    GoodReads: In 1994 Kailua-Kona, Hawai’i, on a rare family vacation, seven-year-old Nainoa Flores falls off the side of a cruise ship. When a shiver of sharks appears in the water, everyone aboard fears for the worst. But Nainoa is gingerly delivered to his mother in the jaws of a shark, marking his story […]

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Come Again eARC Review

    GoodReads: Can you fall in love for the first time twice? A recently widowed women is about to find out when she wakes up and finds herself eighteen again in this “compelling” story of second chances (Mail On Sunday). Kate’s husband Luke – the man she loved from the moment she met him […]

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NB Magazine Book of the Year Announced

  Hey guys! Do you remember how excited I was to be one of the six short listed bloggers? I still am! Even though I did NOT win, I am happy to say I was in print and I am happy to show off the winner here on my blog!   We're delighted to announce […]

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The Island Child – Blog Tour

    GoodReads: Twenty years ago, Oona left the island of Inis for the very first time. A wind-blasted rock of fishing boats and sheep’s wool, where the only book was the Bible and girls stayed in their homes until mothers themselves, the island was a gift for some, a prison for others. Oona was […]

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Author Interview: Tim Clare

In preparation for the paperback editions of both The Honours and The Ice House, Tim Clare was super cool and offered to do interviews with bloggers. If you’ve seen my screeching/raving review of The Ice House, then you know I immediately reached out. We did this over a few days, just me tossing some questions […]

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Dream Angus

GoodReads: Part of a series of books containing myths as retold by first-rank contemporary authors, this is Alexander McCall Smith’s telling of the Celtic myth of Dream Angus, a god of love, youth, beauty, and also the bringer of dreams. He is cherished by all, but fated to love only Caér, the swan maiden from […]