Bears from the Beartown

Beartown by Fredrik Backman (also published as Scandal) What a book! I can’t believe this book is written by a man. Yes. I know, Prejudice. Whatever. Sorry to sound like an arsehole. But the strength of emotions and the amount of painfully accurate truth  in this book is dazzling. I cannot express my admiration on how Backman captured the psychology […]

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Tangerine: The Talented Mr Ripley goes to Tangier

I finished Christine Mangan’s Tangerine last week and can’t stop thinking how strikingly similar it was with The Talented Mr Ripley. I can’t believe  it’s NOT mentioned on the blurb as the publishers are so eager to label books as “for fans of such and such”! If you liked Ripley, you’ll love this book. I  found Mangan’s writing very similar to Patricia […]

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#MiniReviewMonday : Mini Reviews

I will be hosting another meme on my blog, Mini Review Mondays. I read lots of books, so far since 1st Jan I have read 27- but I don’t necessarily like each book enough to write a detailed review. So I decided to do mini reviews on mondays for the books that didn’t blow my socks off but still worth […]

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The Vanishing by Sophia Tobin

The Vanishing starts slowly but draws the reader into the atmospheric plot, towards the bleakness of the moors giving them a story of deceit and loss of innocence.. The protagonist Annaleigh is an orphan adopted and raised by a painter, Jared. He offers Annaleigh a home and raises her as his own. She loves Jared as a father but after […]

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