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Little Gods by Meng Jin

Firstly, a huge thank you to Pushkin Press and NetGalley for providing me with a copy of this novel in exchange for an honest review. Little Gods begins the night of the Tiananmen Square massacre when a woman, who had never intended on becoming a mother, gives birth to a little girl. Su Lan has… Continue reading Little Gods by Meng Jin

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The Swimmers by Marian Womack

Firstly, huge thank you to Titan Books and NetGalley for providing me with a copy of this novel in exchange for an honest review. The Swimmers is a reimagining of Jean Rhys’ Wide Sargasso Sea, set in a dystopian, futuristic, Earth that has been almost destroyed by global warming and climate change. This has led… Continue reading The Swimmers by Marian Womack

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My Brother by Karin Smirnoff

Firstly, a huge thank you to Pushkin Press and NetGalley for providing me with a copy of this novel in exchange for an honest review. CW: Domestic violence, child abuse, sexual assault, animal abuse, suicide, incest. After being away from her childhood home for several years, Jana returns to the decrepit farmhouse that not only… Continue reading My Brother by Karin Smirnoff

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Of Magpies and Men by Ode Ray

Firstly, huge thank you to Ode Ray for sending me a copy of her novel in exchange for an honest review. CW: References to homophobia, domestic violence In the present day, two bodies have been found washed ashore in Italy however in order to identify who they are we are taken to London and Marseille… Continue reading Of Magpies and Men by Ode Ray

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Blog Tour – Crow Court by Andy Charman

Welcome to my stop on the Crow Court blog tour! Huge thanks to Random Things Tours for giving me the opportunity to take part in this! I was provided a copy of the novel in exchange for an honest review. CW: sexual assault, child abuse, murder, suicide Crow Court begins in 1840 in a small… Continue reading Blog Tour – Crow Court by Andy Charman

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Blog Tour – The Invitation by Katie Webster

Welcome to my stop on the The Invitation blog tour! Huge thanks to Random Things Tours for giving me the opportunity to take part in this! I was provided a copy of the novel in exchange for an honest review. CW: Domestic violence, child abuse After reaching her breaking point, Lucy decides to run away… Continue reading Blog Tour – The Invitation by Katie Webster

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A Burning by Megha Majumdar

Firstly, a huge thanks to Simon and Schuster and NetGallery for providing me with a copy of this novel in exchange for an honest review. CW: violence, murder, implied sexual assault, islamaphobia Set in contemporary India, A Burning follows the stories of Jivan, a Muslim girl wrongly imprisoned on terrorism charges after a status she… Continue reading A Burning by Megha Majumdar

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Fable by Adrienne Young

Firstly, huge thank you to Titan Books and NetGalley for providing me a copy of this novel in exchange for an honest review. Fable will be published on Tuesday 26th January 2021. Four years ago Fable was left abandoned on an island by her father, the most dangerous and powerful trader on the seas, after… Continue reading Fable by Adrienne Young

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The Shape of Darkness by Laura Purcell

Welcome to my stop on The Shape of Darkness blog tour! Huge thanks to Random Things Tours for giving me the opportunity to take part in this! I was provided a copy of the novel in exchange for an honest review. Agnes’ silhouette business was already starting to struggle, but when her most recent clients… Continue reading The Shape of Darkness by Laura Purcell

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little scratch by Rebecca Watson

Firstly, huge thank you to Faber for sending me a copy of this novel in exchange for an honest review. This novel is published on 14th January 2021. Little scratch follows our unnamed protagonist as they do everything possible to get through the day and ignore the maddening itch that bubbles under the surface of… Continue reading little scratch by Rebecca Watson