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November 2018

Book Review: Hame by Annalena McAfee

Book reviews, Giveaway By November 30, 2018 Tags: , , , , 2 Comments

Hame is a book I happened upon thanks to the publisher Vintage tweeting about it on St Andrew’s Day last year. The Scottish island setting and a literary trail in search of a mysterious poet really appealed to me and it seems only fitting to post my review of it on St Andrew’s Day, one year on. Here’s what it’s about: Hame,…

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Book Review: The Winters by Lisa Gabriele

Book reviews By November 15, 2018 Tags: , , , No Comments

The Winters is a modern reworking of Daphne du Maurier’s Rebecca and while it draws heavily on its source material, Lisa Gabriele also manages to pull off a stylish new twist in her take on the haunting psychological suspense. After a whirlwind romance, a young woman returns to the opulent, secluded mansion of her new fiancé Max Winter – a wealthy…

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Book Review: One More Chance by Lucy Ayrton

Book reviews, Giveaway By November 15, 2018 Tags: , , , , No Comments

Lucy Ayrton’s One More Chance is one of four books helping to launch Little, Brown imprint Dialogue Books this year. It’s an imprint dedicated to introducing wider diversity and more inclusivity by giving a voice to those often overlooked by mainstream publishing. And here, that voice belongs to a young mother in Holloway prison. Dani hasn’t had an easy life. She’s made…

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