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Book Review – The Power by Naomi Alderman

BLURB All over the world woman are discovering they have the power. With a flick of the fingers they can inflict terrible pain – even death. Suddenly every man on the planet finds they’ve lost control. The day of the girls has arrived – but where will it end? – Penguin paperback edition REVIEW What… Continue reading Book Review – The Power by Naomi Alderman

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Book Review – Harmless Like You by Rowan Hisayo Buchanan

BLURB In 1968 Yuki is 16 and has not one friend in the whole of New York. It’s the year her parents move back to Tokyo, but Yuki decides to stay. As she sketches out her new life, it is also the year she’ll fall in love with a shade of orange, climb out a… Continue reading Book Review – Harmless Like You by Rowan Hisayo Buchanan

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Book Review – All the Birds in the Sky by Charlie Jane Anders

BLURB Patricia is a witch who can communicate with animals. Laurence is a mad scientist and inventor of the two-second time machine. As teenagers, they gravitate towards one another, sharing in the horrors of growing up weird, but their lives take different paths… When they meet again as adults, Laurence is an engineering genius trying… Continue reading Book Review – All the Birds in the Sky by Charlie Jane Anders

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Book Review – The Girl on the Train by Paula Hawkins

BLURB: Rachel catches the same commuter train every morning. She knows it will wait at the same signal each time, overlooking a row of back gardens. She’s even started to feel like she knows the people who live in one the houses. Their life – as she sees it- is perfect. If only Rachel could be… Continue reading Book Review – The Girl on the Train by Paula Hawkins

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Book Review – The Talented Mr. Ripley by Patricia Highsmith

BLURB: Tom Ripley is struggling to stay one step ahead of his creditors and the law, when an unexpected acquaintance offers him a free trip to Europe and a chance to star over. Ripley wants money, success and the good life and he’s willing to kill for it. When his new-found happiness is threatened, his response… Continue reading Book Review – The Talented Mr. Ripley by Patricia Highsmith

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TV to Watch – Crazy Ex-Girlfriend

Everyone loves a good Netflix binge, right? Well I have just (begrudgingly) resurfaced from my latest one, Crazy Ex-Girlfriend! After finding herself miserable at her stable and prosperous job as an attorney in New York, Rebecca Bunch ventures out and accidentally stumbles upon her teenage summer camp love, Josh Chan. Riddled in her anxiety and… Continue reading TV to Watch – Crazy Ex-Girlfriend

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Book Review – After the Crash by Michel Bussi

BLURB: On the night of 22 December, a plane crashes on the Franco-Swiss border. All the passengers are killed instantly, apart from one miraculous survivor – a three-month-old baby girl. But who is she? Two families step forward to claim her, but is she Lyse-Rose or Emilie? Two decades later, on the eve of her… Continue reading Book Review – After the Crash by Michel Bussi

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Book Review – The Girls by Emma Cline

BLURB: Evie Boyd is desperate to be noticed. In the summer of 1969, empty days stretch out under the California sun. The smell of honeysuckle thickens the air and the sidewalks radiate heat. Until she notices them. The snatch of cold laughter. Hair, long and uncombed. Dirty dresses skimming the tops of thighs. Cheap rings like… Continue reading Book Review – The Girls by Emma Cline