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Blog Tour: Mirrorland by Carole Johnstone // Review

"Because believing hurts. No one has ever lied or hidden the truth from me better than I have." Genre: Psychological Thriller Pages: 320 Published: April 20, 2021 Rate: 3 ⭐⭐⭐ Goodreads Synopsis With the startling twists of Gone Girl and the haunting emotional power of Room, Mirrorland is a thrilling work of psychological suspense about… Continue reading Blog Tour: Mirrorland by Carole Johnstone // Review

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Blog Tour: Instructions For Dancing by Nicola Yoon // Review

"...the books don't feel like they belong to me anymore." Genre: Young Adult Fiction Pages: 304 Published: June 3rd, 2021 Rate: 4 ⭐⭐⭐⭐ Goodreads Synopsis Evie Thomas doesn't believe in love anymore. Especially after the strangest thing occurs one otherwise ordinary afternoon: She witnesses a couple kiss and is overcome with a vision of how… Continue reading Blog Tour: Instructions For Dancing by Nicola Yoon // Review

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Blog Tour: The Mostly Invisible Boy by AJ Vanderhorst

"Sound and movement gave him a fighting chance to be seen. For a few seconds, anyway." Genre: Middlegrade, Fantasy Pages: 307 Published: April 25, 2020 Rate: 3 ⭐⭐⭐ Goodreads Synopsis Eleven-year-old Casey is stubbornly friendly, but he's eternally the new kid at Vintage Woods Middle School. Students look right through him—and they're not faking. Casey… Continue reading Blog Tour: The Mostly Invisible Boy by AJ Vanderhorst

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Blog Tour: Grown Ups by Marie Grønborg Aubert // Review

"...nothing is over and done with, you have to tell yourself that the best is yet to come." Genre: Fiction Pages: 160 Publisher: Pushkin Press Published: June 3rd, 2021 Rate: 3 ⭐⭐⭐ Goodreads Synopsis Ida is a forty-year-old architect, single and struggling with a feeling of panic as she realises her chances of motherhood are… Continue reading Blog Tour: Grown Ups by Marie Grønborg Aubert // Review

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Review: The Gilded Ones by Namina Forna

"Her most striking feature, however, is her eyes deep black and fathomless, as if she's seen the worst of humanity and survived to laugh at it all." Genre: Fantasy Fiction, Young Adult Pages: 432 Published: February 9, 2021 Rate: 4 ⭐⭐⭐⭐ Goodreads Synopsis Sixteen-year-old Deka lives in fear and anticipation of the blood ceremony that… Continue reading Review: The Gilded Ones by Namina Forna

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Review: The House I Loved by Tatiana De Rosnay

"And that is how our wonderful friendship started, nearly a decade ago. Over a cup of tea and roses." Genre: Historical Fiction Pages: 222 Published: 2011 Rate: 3.5 ⭐⭐⭐ Goodreads Synopsis Paris, France: 1860's. Hundreds of houses are being razed, whole neighborhoods reduced to ashes. By order of Emperor Napoleon III, Baron Haussman has set… Continue reading Review: The House I Loved by Tatiana De Rosnay

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Review: I Do Not Come To You By Chance by Adaobi Tricia Nwaubani

"How could such sordidness be juxtaposed with so much affluence." Genre: Literary Fiction Pages: 345 Published: January 1, 2009 Rate: 4 ⭐⭐⭐⭐ Goodreads Synopsis Being the opara of the family, Kingsley Ibe is entitled to certain privileges--a piece of meat in his egusi soup, a party to celebrate his graduation from university. As first son,… Continue reading Review: I Do Not Come To You By Chance by Adaobi Tricia Nwaubani

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Review: Honour by Elif Shafak

"Coffee was like love, they said, the more patient you were with it, the better it would taste." Genre: Literary Fiction Pages: 342 Published: February 1, 2011 Rate: 4 ⭐⭐⭐⭐ Goodreads Synopsis Pembe and Adem Toprak leave Turkey for London. There they make new lives for their family. Yet the traditions and beliefs of their… Continue reading Review: Honour by Elif Shafak

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Review: An American Marriage by Tayari Jones

"There are two kinds of people in the world, those who leave home, and those who don't." Genre: Domestic Fiction Pages: 308 Published: January 29, 2015 Rate: 5 ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ Goodreads Synopsis Newlyweds, Celestial and Roy, are the embodiment of both the American Dream and the New South. He is a young executive and she is… Continue reading Review: An American Marriage by Tayari Jones

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Review: Stay With Me by Ayobami Adebayo

"...because a mother does not do what she wants, she does what is best for her child." Genre: Domestic Fiction Pages: 260 Published: March 2, 2017 Rate: 5 ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ Goodreads Synopsis Yejide and Akin have been married since they met and fell in love at university. Though many expected Akin to take several wives, he… Continue reading Review: Stay With Me by Ayobami Adebayo