REVIEW: Ghost Lover by Lisa Taddeo

In brief: A collection of powerful, brutally honest short stories about women with no holds barred. The good: Lisa Taddeo dares to write what others don’t touch. The not-so-good: Would have loved a full-length story about any of these characters. Why I chose it: Always up for a great short story collection. Thank you to... Continue Reading →

Mailbox Monday and What I’m Reading: 27/6/22

Not as much reading for pleasure this week, but that just means I have some great reads ahead: Girls They Write Songs About by Carlene Bauer (available 5th July) arrived thanks to Bloomsbury. Set in 1990s New York, Charlotte and Rose become friends as they make their way through their lives. As they get older,... Continue Reading →

REVIEW: Nightcrawling by Leila Mottley

In brief: Kiara is seventeen and at the end of her tether. She’s broke, about to be evicted and looking after her neighbour’s son. So she turns to the streets to make money, but becomes embroiled in police corruption. The good: Realistic and well written with glimmers of hope. The not-so-good: The characters’ lives are... Continue Reading →

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