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Review - Sweet Tooth by Ian McEwan

Oh Ian McEwan, the big tease – master of the great turnaround, the twist that has his readers jumping from their seats, hurling the book across the room in amazement. 303 more words


Good On Paper By Rachel Cantor


Is a new life possible? Because Shira Greene’s life hasn’t quite turned out as planned. She’s a single mom living with her daughter and her gay friend, Ahmad. 311 more words

Book Reviews

Book Review: Mending Fences by Sherryl Woods

From Goodreads:

For ten years Emily Dobbs and Marcie Carter have been the closest of friends. They’ve raised their kids together, shared joy and heartache, exchanged neighborhood gossip over tea.

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Blog Tour - A review of Julia Roberts' 'Time For A Short Story'

It is my great pleasure to be the final stop on this whistle stop blog tour for Julia Roberts’ new book, ‘Time for a Short Story’. 689 more words

Contemporary Literature

The Great Book Rescue -- #JNGReads

Last weekend, I was called to my duty as an Avid Reader and forced to rescue a book from a shelf where I believe it would’ve been underappreciated and unloved. 757 more words


Everything I Never Told You (Celeste Ng)

There are lots of conflicts in this novel.

It opens with Lydia’s death. One morning, her family members just realize that she’s already missing. They call the police, eventually; the search begins. 180 more words