Book Review: Twisted by Steve Cavanagh


Book Review for Twisted by Steve Cavanagh Publisher: Orion This will be my second foray into Steve Cavanagh books and although they were completely different plot and characters they were equally as captivating. Twisted takes place in Port Lonely (which is a wonderful name for a town) where Maria discovers that her enigmatic husband is […]

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Book Review: Year One and Of Blood and Bone by Nora Roberts


Book Review for Of Blood and Bone Publisher- Piatkus This is the second instalment to the Chronicles of the One. The first book, Year One, came out last January and was the first book I read last year. I am a huge fan of both dystopian apocalyptic novels and also of Nora Roberts so when […]

Book Review: The Last Words of Madeleine Anderson


The description was so gentle and lyrical that I felt I was being pulled down into the pages.

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Book Review- Light Between Worlds by Laura Weymouth


Book Review- Light Between Worlds. Author- Laura Weymouth Publisher- HarperTeen I requested this book from Netgalley mainly because I thought the cover was pretty. I dimly recall seeing it at YALC and thinking that it was one I’d have to look out for but couldn’t remember much about it other than that. A LITTLE TRIGGER […]

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The Essential Library.


Today I recommended new teenage books to an avid reader who wrote them all down faithfully and promised to read them. I ordered books on grief for a 4 year old, I referred a couple learning Punjabi to our dual languages section and gave advice on new authors to a 70 year old man with […]

Friday’s Fave Five


Being a Librarian means that I spend an inordinate amount of time reading children’s books. This isn’t just when doing story-time or preparing for some reading lesson but whenever I get a few minutes I seem to spend them tidying and sorting out the Kids area and, inevitably, I find myself half an hour later […]

Book Review- To Best The Boys by Mary Weber


Author- Mary Weber Title- To Best the boys Publisher- Thomas Nelson. To be released on April 4th 2019 I’ll put my hand up and admit to not having read any of her other books. Apparently her Sire song series is a spectacular read but somehow it had managed to pass me by. But when I […]

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Book Review and Book lauch- Outside by Sarah Ann Juckes


Book review and Launch of Outside by Sarah Ann Juckes. Last night I was lucky enough to go to the launch of this wonderful book. I initially downloaded it as an ARC from Netgalley because of the description. Something dark and mysterious with hints of The Room was right up my alley. Halfway through reading […]

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Book Review- Are we all Lemmings and Snowflakes by Holly Bourne


Book Review. Author- Holly Bourne Title- Are we all Lemmings and Snowflakes Publisher- Usbourne   I haven’t actually read any Holly Bourne before although I always meant to. The front covers always seemed so overwhelmingly hyper-teenage with garish covers and exclamation marks that I convinced myself they would be a younger version of chick lit. […]

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Book Review- Unnatural Causes by Dr Richard Shepherd.


I received a complimentary copy of this book through Netgalley. Opinions expressed in this review are completely my own.   Book Review: Unnatural Causes by Dr Richard Shepherd. Publisher: Penguin UK   The first time I watched Agent Dana Scully slice open a cadaver I wanted to be a pathologist. I wanted to be there […]

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