Book Review: Melissa and Kasho by Camilla Chance

Book Review Melissa and Kasho

Something very different from my last crime book review is this charming coming-of-age story. Let’s get into it! Blurb Melissa and Kasho* by Camilla Chance introduces us to Melissa, a shy teenage girl who doesn’t fit into the harsh high society she was born. The only person she feels who understands her is Kasho. The […]

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Book Review: The Wonder by Emma Donoghue

One of the best things I did last year was join a book club. It is run by the Irish Embassy in Berlin and its aim is to promote contemporary Irish books also translated into German. The last book of the year was The Wonder by Emma Donoghue. After being slightly let down by the […]

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Book Review: The Fixer: The Naked Man by Jill Amy Rosenblatt

Hello! I was really prepared over Christmas and the New Year so this is actually the first review I am writing in 2019. It was also the last book I finished in 2018. Luckily, it was a great book that gained these accolades. The Fixer: The Naked Man* by Jill Amy Rosenblatt introduces us to […]

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Book Review: Sweet Hollow Women by Holly Tierney-Bedord

This is another one of my “read in twenty-four hours” books. You know what that means – this is a pretty damn good book. Sweet Hollow Women by Holly Tierney-Bedord introduces us to fifteen-year-old Carasine Busey who is devastated but not surprised when her family drops everything in Sweet Hollow, Louisiana to follow her dad’s […]

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Book Review: The Bleecker Street Bodies by Aaron Gallagher

In my last post, I tried to bring you a bit of magic. Back to doom and gloom today but oh what a wonderful book this is. The Bleecker Street Bodies by Aaron Gallagher introduces us to Harry DeMarko, a former New York City police officer and now-private investigator who is asked by a friend […]

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Book Review: Attend by West Camel

I may not be reading many Christmas-themed books but that doesn’t mean I don’t like a bit of magic this time of year. If you also want to mix intensity with a little bit of light-heartedness, I have the book for you. Attend* by West Camel is centered around three main characters: Sam, Anne and […]

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Book Review: The Burgas Affair by Ellis Shuman

My last post was a mix of drama and romance. This next post is pure drama. Your kind of thing? Read on. The Burgas Affair by Ellis Shuman is set in the wake of a deadly terrorist attack at Burgas Airport in Bulgaria, Israeli and Bulgarian intelligence agencies launch a joint investigation. Detective Boyko Stanchev on the police […]

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Book Review: Picking up the Pieces by Joanne Worgan

Sometimes I reach for books that are completely dramatic. Other times I want something more heartfelt. I didn’t ever think I would find a book that combines both wonderfully. That is until I picked up this book. Picking up the Pieces* by Joanne Worgan introduces us to Kate who has a six-year-old autistic son, Sam. She […]

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Book Review: Start: Life Under a Compulsory Community Treatment Order by Graham Morgan

It’s been a while since I reviewed a non-fiction book. I’m pretty excited about today’s book as I love promoting anything that focuses on mental health. If you are currently going through any mental health struggles, read on; this book might appeal to you. Start: Life Under a Compulsory Community Treatment Order is by Graham […]

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Book Review: The Girl from the Sugar Plantation by Sharon Maas

Times change, of that there is no doubt, and as they change, so do various customs, morals, etc. However, some things stay consistent. For instance, the ‘coming of age’ ritual we all go through. Let me introduce you to a wonderful coming of age story through the form of historical fiction. The Girl from the […]

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