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Review: The Mermaid of Black Conch by Monique Roffey

"Everything in the world had a story. He had a story too. He would write his story one day, and write about the mermaid" Genre: Fiction, Magical Realism Pages: 187 Rate: 5 ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ Goodreads Synopsis Near the island of Black Conch, a fisherman sings to himself while waiting for a catch. But David attracts a… Continue reading Review: The Mermaid of Black Conch by Monique Roffey

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Review: Essays In Love by Alain De Botton

"Love reveals its insanity by its refusal to acknowledge the inherent normality of the loved one." Genre: Fiction, Romance Pages: 249 Published: November 1993 Rate: 3 ⭐⭐⭐ Goodreads Synopsis Charting the progress of an affair, from first kiss to argument and reconciliation, from intimacy and tenderness to anxiety, this is a wholly modern attempt to… Continue reading Review: Essays In Love by Alain De Botton

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Blog Tour: The Meeting Point by Olivia Lara // Review

"There's enough sadness in the world as it is." Genre: Romance Fiction Pages: 368 Published: 2nd September, 2021 Rate: 4 ⭐⭐⭐⭐ Goodreads Synopsis What if the Lift driver who finds your cheating boyfriend's phone holds the directions to true love? 'Who are you and why do you have my boyfriend's phone?' 'He left it in… Continue reading Blog Tour: The Meeting Point by Olivia Lara // Review

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Review: The Stationery Shop of Tehran by Marjan Kamali

"And the young, who love so passionately, have no idea how ugly this world is." Genre: Historical Fiction Pages: 308 Published: June 18, 2019 Rate: 4 ⭐⭐⭐⭐ Goodreads Synopsis Roya, a dreamy, idealistic teenager living amid the political upheaval of 1953 Tehran, finds a literary oasis in kindly Mr. Fakhri’s neighborhood stationery shop, stocked with… Continue reading Review: The Stationery Shop of Tehran by Marjan Kamali

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Review: Love In Colour by Bolu Babalola

"Love immediately pulled at her. It was a kind of love she'd never known; unburdened, pure and without expectation." Genre: Fiction / Short Stories Published: August 20, 2020 Page: 290 Rate: 3.5 ⭐⭐⭐ Get a copy: Textbookcentre Goodreads Synopsis A high-born Nigerian goddess, who has been beaten down and unappreciated by her gregarious lover, longs… Continue reading Review: Love In Colour by Bolu Babalola

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The Modern Mrs Darcy 2020 Reading Challenge Wrap Up

'Tis the season for all the wrap ups! I took part in some amazing challenges and I thought it's fun to check in and tick off those boxes. Modern Mrs Darcy aka Anne Bogel is one of my favourite bookish people out here, from her podcast, her blog to her reading lists and challenges, I… Continue reading The Modern Mrs Darcy 2020 Reading Challenge Wrap Up

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Blog Tour: Photographing Kate by Elle Sweet // Review

She’d found that hard work was a great way to temporarily forget that you had problems.” Genre: Romance Published: July 15th, 2020 (digital format) Rate: 3.5 ⭐⭐⭐ Book Blurb After Kate’s husband of over twenty years is sentenced for embezzling and fraud, she loses everything and needs to start over. She decides to visit Moonshire… Continue reading Blog Tour: Photographing Kate by Elle Sweet // Review