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10 Ways to Add Audiobooks to your Daily Routine

I was very skeptical about audiobooks when I first started bookstagram, and I still am quite picky (if I don't like the narrator's voice, I can't listen to it), but I've gone from listening to no audiobooks at all to audiobooks making up about half of my total reading over the past 6 months. I… Continue reading 10 Ways to Add Audiobooks to your Daily Routine

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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

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Furious Thing | Review

Title: Furious Thing Author: Jenny Downham Publisher: David Fickling Books Genre: YA Rating: ★★.5 SPOILER ALERT | this review contains details about the novel’s ending and some specific scenes within the book This one really missed the mark for me. I thought it had huge potential, but there were too many things that I couldn’t… Continue reading Furious Thing | Review

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Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine | Review

Title: Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine Author: Gail Honeyman Publisher: Harper Collins Genre: Contemporary Fiction Rating: ★★.5 SPOILER ALERT | this review contains some details about specific scenes within the book This is possibly the MOST hyped book I’ve ever seen on bookstagram (excluding hyped series) so I am in the minority of people that… Continue reading Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine | Review

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Saturdays At Noon | Blog Tour

Title: Saturdays at Noon Author: Rachel Marks Publisher: Michael J Books (Penguin) Genre: Contemporary Fiction/Romance Rating: ★★★★★ Emily doesn’t think she should be there. Jake just wants to save his marriage. Alfie can’t stop worrying. But somehow, they all end up spending their Saturdays at anger management class. Emily and Jake don’t see eye-to-eye, but… Continue reading Saturdays At Noon | Blog Tour

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Love for Imperfect Things | Blog Tour

Title: Love for Imperfect Things Author: Haemin Sunim Publisher: Penguin Random House Genre: Non-Fiction (Self Help) Firstly, I would really like to thank Penguin Random House for sending me this copy of Love for Imperfect Things in exchange for a post on their blog tour. In a wonderful case of irony, I am highlighting my… Continue reading Love for Imperfect Things | Blog Tour

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How I Plan to Cut my TBR in Half in 2020

Before joining bookstagram in July 2019, I had exactly no books on my TBR. A big fat zero. I received a couple of books for my birthday as I knew I wanted to get back into reading, but I had already read those before starting my bookstagram page. I remember ordering And the Mountains Echoed… Continue reading How I Plan to Cut my TBR in Half in 2020

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Before the Coffee gets Cold | Review

Title: Before the Coffee gets Cold Author: Toshikazu Kawaguchi Publisher: Picador Genre: Contemporary Fiction (with time travel) Rating: ★★★.5 I thought the concept of this novel was amazing, and unlike anything I have read before. I had seen some amazing reviews and recommendations for this, and I think I let the hype lead my expectations… Continue reading Before the Coffee gets Cold | Review