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The Pretenders | Blog Tour | Arc Review

Title: The Pretenders Author: Agatha Zaza Publisher: Agora Books Genre: Family Drama Published: 3rd December (paperback); ebook out now The Pretenders is a darkly disturbing examination of family secrets, lies and the lengths people will go to to hide the truth. It is an interesting exploration of family dynamics, abuse and mental health. SPOILER LEVEL:… Continue reading The Pretenders | Blog Tour | Arc Review

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Blog Tour | When Life Gives You Mangoes

Title: When Life Gives You Mangoes Author: Kereen Getten Publisher: Pushkin Press Genre: Middle-grade Mystery Rating: ★★★★ Published: 1st October 2020 When Life Gives You Mangoes is an incredible middle-grade contemporary mystery novel that weaves together secrets, mysteries and rule-breaking to create a fast-paced and gripping book with a twist you won’t see coming.  SPOILER LEVEL:… Continue reading Blog Tour | When Life Gives You Mangoes

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The Black Kids | ARC Review

Title: The Black Kids Author: Christina Hammonds Reed Publisher: Simon & Schuster Children's UK Genre: Contemporary YA Rating: ★★★★ Published: 4th August 2020 (paperback) The Black Kids is a poignant and heartbreaking coming-of-age novel. Despite being set around the Rodney King riots in LA, 1992, it could have easily been a contemporary read; it felt… Continue reading The Black Kids | ARC Review

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The Stone Thieves | Review

Title: The Stone Thieves and The Honourable Order of Inventors Author: Eddy Telviot Publisher: Self-Published Genre: Sci-Fi Rating: ★★★ The Stone Thieves is a YA sci-fi novel that combines chemistry with legend to create an interesting and complex novel filled with action, technology and intrigue. #gifted | I was very kindly sent a copy of… Continue reading The Stone Thieves | Review

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Before I Say I Do | Review

Title: Before I Say I Do Author: Vicki Bradley Publisher: Simon and Schuster UK Genre: Psychological Thriller / Crime / Police Procedural Rating: ★★★★★ Published: 28th May 2020 Before I Say I Do is a psychological thriller that will blow your mind, and scare you just a little bit! An unbelievable debut novel. SPOILER LEVEL:… Continue reading Before I Say I Do | Review