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Royally Matched – #JNGReads

I’ve been thinking about how I’m going to review Royally Matched by Emma Chase (the sequel to the novel I just finished, Royally Screwed) for the last few hours, and I am still very conflicted. 862 more words


The Best Friend You Love to Hate

My Brilliant Friend by Elsa Ferrante

I resisted this book at first because none of the reviews I read were particularly compelling. But after hearing an interview with a scholar of Italian literature, I gave it a whirl. 275 more words

Coming Of Age

Royally Screwed – #JNGReads

I’m a fan of adult fiction.  That’s probably pretty obvious from the fact that I’m reviewing Royally Screwed by Emma Chase at the moment, but I think it’s worth bluntly stating that, every now and then, I enjoy a good romantic comedy read with adult elements.  969 more words


Blog Tour: Review - Boundary by Andrée A. Michaud (@noexitpress) #BoundaryBook

Today I am delighted to be part of the blog tour for Boundary the new and atmospheric thriller by Andrée A. Michaud (trans. Donald Winkler) which is published by No Exit Press on 23rd March. 1,287 more words

Crime, Thrillers And Mystery

Pond by Claire-Louise Bennett

Yes, Pond is yet another book published by Fitzcarraldo Editions that I’m reviewing here. And, yes, my post is going to be gushingly positive, unwavering upbeat and sycophantically hopeful.  1,143 more words

Book Review

Blog Tour: Two Voices, One Story by Elaine Rizzo and Amy Masters (@authoright)

Today is my stop on the blog tour for Two Voices, One Story the true story of Elaine Rizzo and her adopted daughter Amy. Read on for an interview with the authors which looks at why they decided to write the book and the journey it took them on together. 1,147 more words


The Substitute ~ a Perfect Read for Fans of The Wedding Date - #JNGReads

The Substitute by Denise Grover Swank is the first novel that I have ever read on an e-reader, and I have to say that, despite the new medium and the adjustments that I had to make in my own reading style, I thoroughly enjoyed it! 784 more words