REVIEW: The Final Revival of Opal and Nev by Dawnie Walton

In brief: Opal and Nev became famous after tragedy, but their contributions as a duo were short. As a reunion comes closer, a journalist starts to document their careers and discovers new allegations that could change anything. The good: Very well written and incredibly interesting. The not-so-good: I missed Opal after I finished the book.... Continue Reading →

Mailbox Monday and What I’m Reading: 12/4/21

A short week is always a very busy week! Even my poor postie had to deliver books on the weekend. Here’s what arrived: Black Buck by Mateo Askaripour (available 27th April) arrived thanks to Hachette. Buck is the hottest salesman in New York, but before that he was Darren who works at Starbucks. His reinvention... Continue Reading →

REVIEW: Fake Medicine by Brad McKay

In brief: Fake medicine is everywhere these days – what is it and how can you help fight it? Dr Brad McKay has the answers. The good: I really liked the personal stories interwoven with examples of fake medicine. The not-so-good: I devoured this far too quickly! Why I chose it: Sounded interesting and informative.... Continue Reading →

REVIEW: The Smash-Up by Ali Benjamin

In brief: Ethan and Zo’s lives have changed a lot after moving to a small town. Now Zo is a dedicated activist and Ethan is left to pick up the pieces without knowing where he’s going. The good: A different perspective on the rage within America. The not-so-good: You’ll either like these characters or loathe... Continue Reading →

REVIEW: Insatiable by Daisy Buchanan

In brief: Nothing is going to plan in Violet’s life until she meets the glamourous Lottie and Simon. Suddenly, everything is sorted – but for how long? The good: It’s honest about everything. The not-so-good: The ending was a little too neat for me. Why I chose it: Sounded interesting. Thanks to Hachette for the... Continue Reading →

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