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The Readymade Thief

“What do you do when the one true thing in your life turns out to be a lie?” This quote turns up about a third of the way through the novel and, for me, really represents Lee’s story from start to finish. 1,093 more words

Contemporary Literature

It Ends With Us ~ #JNGReads

This has been a year of me reading books that I don’t feel qualified to review.

It started when I read Thirteen Reason Why earlier this year. 1,538 more words

Writing

The Sense of A Story

One of the Contemporary Lit discussion prompts: By now you should be comfortable with these post. For your first post about The Sense of an Ending, write about whatever comes to mind. 998 more words

Blog

The Rosie Project – #JNGReads

The Rosie Project by Graeme Simsion is a novel that I enjoyed, but wasn’t enthusiastic about.

There’s no denying that The Rosie Project is well-written and incredibly unique.  629 more words

Writing

Review: Yesterday by Felicia Yap @FeliciaMYap @Wildfirebks @Headlinepg

Happy publication day to Felicia Yap whose stunning debut thriller, Yesterday, is released today. I had the pleasure of meeting Felicia a few months ago at Crimefest in Bristol and when she explained the concept of her book, I couldn’t wait to read it. 1,386 more words

Crime, Thrillers And Mystery

The Things We Wish Were True by Marybeth Mayhew Whalen ~ Fiction Book Review

Here’s another book that I got for free on my Kindle that turned out to be a score. It was a nice change of pace from my normal reads. 90 more words

Books

Mickey Mouse at the Courthouse

A Passerby at the Courthouse

by RJHoffman

The distraught boy sits on his mother’s lap wailing. His little frame shaking, his shoulders and head stooped forward in resignation. 229 more words

Short Story