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Different Seasons by Stephen King

Having read a couple of Kings books before and being a fan of his stories, I had high expectations for this collection of four novellas. Two of these stories were made into very well known movie adaptations: The Shawshank Redemption and Stand By Me which are some of my favourite films. Plot Overview: This gripping… Continue reading Different Seasons by Stephen King

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The Bird King by G. Willow Wilson

I was sent this book through Netgalley to review - a huge thank you to them and the team at Grove Atlantic for sending me a copy. I was so eager to read this book from the moment I read the synopsis and saw the cover, isn't it stunning? Title: The Bird King Author: G.… Continue reading The Bird King by G. Willow Wilson

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Aladdin by Yasmine Seale. Ed. Paulo Lemos Horta

I was sent this book through NetGalley and W. W. Norton & Company - thanks to them for sending me a copy! Aladdin is one of my favourite stories so I was super grateful to be able to get a copy.   Title: Aladdin (A new translation) Author: Yasmine Seale (translated by), Paulo Lemos Horta… Continue reading Aladdin by Yasmine Seale. Ed. Paulo Lemos Horta

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The Girl He Used To Know by Tracey Garvis Graves

I was sent this book to review through NetGalley, huge thanks to them and the team at St Martins Press for sending me a copy!   Title: The Girl He Used To Know Author: Tracey Garvis Graves Genre: Womens Fiction Publisher: St Martins Press Publication Date: 2nd April 2019   Plot Overview: Annika (rhymes with Monica)… Continue reading The Girl He Used To Know by Tracey Garvis Graves

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Miracle Creek by Angie Kim

I was sent this book through NetGalley to review, thanks to the team at Farrar, Straus and Giroux and Sarah Crichton Books for sending me a copy - I thoroughly enjoyed it!   Title: Miracle Creek Author: Angie Kim Genre: General Fiction (Adult) Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux Publication date: 16th April 2019 Plot Overview:… Continue reading Miracle Creek by Angie Kim

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The Day the Sun Died by Yan Lianke

I was given the opportunity to read and review this book through the amazing website NetGalley. Thanks to them as well as the team at Grove Atlantic for sending me a proof copy! Title: The Day the Sun Died Author: Yan Lianke Publisher/s: Grove Atlantic, Grove Press Genre: General Fiction (Adult) Publication date: 21rst December… Continue reading The Day the Sun Died by Yan Lianke

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Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury

Fahrenheit 451 has been on 'to read' list for such a long time so recently when I went book shopping I decided to finally give it a try. I'm a huge fan of dystopian novels, and the plot of this novel drew me in immediately. I'm such a huge reader (as you can probably see… Continue reading Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury

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The Reluctant Fundamentalist by Mohsin Hamid

I read this book in a matter of hours. I was utterly absorbed to put it lightly. It's been a while since I've read a book in a single sitting and this novel made it impossible to put down. I loved the straight forward point of view and the political undertones - which are especially… Continue reading The Reluctant Fundamentalist by Mohsin Hamid

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The Ministry of Utmost Happiness by Arundhati Roy

It's been such a long time since I've done a book review, so consider this an official return to all things bookish! I had heard lots about Roys writing before I got this book as her debut novel, The God of Small Things was very popular. I haven't read that yet but as I enjoyed… Continue reading The Ministry of Utmost Happiness by Arundhati Roy

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What Goes Down by Natalie K. Martin

Hi guys, Back again with a review for another of Jenny In Neverlands amazing book tours! This one is for the amazing novel What Goes Down by Natalie K. Martin, which I was drawn in by through the blurb. I don’t read many books which have representations of mental illness so this was pretty interesting! […]