Review : My (not so) Perfect Life by Sophie Kinsella

Review : My (not so) Perfect Life by Sophie Kinsella

My (not so) Perfect Life by Sophie Kinsella Pages : 438 Genre : Fiction Stand alone My Rating : 3.5/5 About the Book  : Katie Brenner has the perfect life: a flat in London, a glamorous job, and a super-cool Instagram feed. Ok, so the real truth is that she rents a tiny room with no space for a wardrobe, has a hideous commute to a lowly admin job, and the life she shares on Instagram isn’t really hers. But one day her dreams are...

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Review : The Impossible Fortress by Jason Rekulak

Review : The Impossible Fortress by Jason Rekulak

The Impossible Fortress by Jason Rekulak Pages : 304 Genre : Fiction, (YA) Stand alone My Rating : 4/5 About the Book  : The year is 1987 and Playboy has just published scandalous photographs of Vanna White, from the popular TV game show Wheel of Fortune. For three teenage boys—Billy, Alf, and Clark—who are desperately uneducated in the ways of women, the magazine is somewhat of a Holy Grail: priceless beyond measure and...

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Review : Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda by Becky Albertalli

Review : Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda by Becky Albertalli

Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda by Becky Albertalli Pages : 320 Genre : YA Stand alone My Rating : 4.5/5 About the Book  : Sixteen-year-old and not-so-openly gay Simon Spier prefers to save his drama for the school musical. But when an email falls into the wrong hands, his secret is at risk of being thrust into the spotlight. Now Simon is actually being blackmailed: if he doesn’t play wingman for class clown Martin, his sexual...

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Review : Behind Her Eyes by Sarah Pinborough

Review : Behind Her Eyes by Sarah Pinborough

Behind Her Eyes by Sarah Pinborough Pages : 320 Genre : Psychological Thriller Stand alone My Rating : 3/5 About the Book  : Louise is a single mom, a secretary, stuck in a modern-day rut. On a rare night out, she meets a man in a bar and sparks fly. Though he leaves after they kiss, she’s thrilled she finally connected with someone. When Louise arrives at work on Monday, she meets her new boss, David. The man from the bar. The very...

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Review : What She Knew by Gilly MacMillan

Review : What She Knew by Gilly MacMillan

What She Knew by Gilly MacMillan Pages : 384 Genre : Mystery Stand alone My Rating : 4/5 About the Book  : In a heartbeat, everything changes… Rachel Jenner is walking in a Bristol park with her eight-year-old son, Ben, when he asks if he can run ahead. It’s an ordinary request on an ordinary Sunday afternoon, and Rachel has no reason to worry—until Ben vanishes. Police are called, search parties go out, and Rachel, already...

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Review : The Sun is Also a Star by Nicola Yoon

Review : The Sun is Also a Star by Nicola Yoon

The Sun is Also a Star by Nicola Yoon Pages : 348 Genre : YA Contemporary Stand alone My Rating : 4/5 About the Book  : Natasha: I’m a girl who believes in science and facts. Not fate. Not destiny. Or dreams that will never come true. I’m definitely not the kind of girl who meets a cute boy on a crowded New York City street and falls in love with him. Not when my family is twelve hours away from being deported to Jamaica....

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Review : I Let You Go by Clare Mackintosh

Review : I Let You Go by Clare Mackintosh

I Let You Go by Clare Mackintosh Pages : 384 Genre : Mystery Stand alone My Rating : 4/5 About the Book  : On a rainy afternoon, a mother’s life is shattered as her son slips from her grip and runs into the street . . . I Let You Go follows Jenna Gray as she moves to a ramshackle cottage on the remote Welsh coast, trying to escape the memory of the car accident that plays again and again in her mind and desperate to heal from...

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Review : The Girls by Emma Cline

Review : The Girls by Emma Cline

The Girls by Emma Cline Pages : 355 Genre : Fiction Stand alone My Rating : 3.5/5 About the Book  : Northern California, during the violent end of the 1960s. At the start of summer, a lonely and thoughtful teenager, Evie Boyd, sees a group of girls in the park, and is immediately caught by their freedom, their careless dress, their dangerous aura of abandon. Soon, Evie is in thrall to Suzanne, a mesmerizing older girl, and is drawn...

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