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We are not okay

We Are Not Okay - Natalia Gomez When I was at school it felt like there were children's books and there were adult books and nothing in between. I think teenage years at my school would have been so much easier to navigate if more books like this had existed. This was a pretty hard… Continue reading We are not okay

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If Only

If Only - Melanie Murphy Its been super hot over the past few weeks, and I don't know about you, but when it is roasting outside I just want to sit down and read a fun, contemporary book. You know what I mean? Which is why I chose the beginning of July to settle down… Continue reading If Only

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The Beekeeper of Aleppo

The Beekeeper of Aleppo - Christy Lefteri Ok, so if you have someone in your life that complains about immigration or equates refugees with "layabouts" or "criminals" then please do buy them this book. This really is a powerful read detailing just how desperate people are when they flee their homes in search of somewhere… Continue reading The Beekeeper of Aleppo

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What’s on my Netgalley shelf

What up nerds? This is a bit of a self explanatory title, but as you might have noticed, my reviews have all been ARCs... Mostly ARCs that are incredibly out of date granted, but ARCs nonetheless. That's because at the beginning of the year I went a bit crazy on Netgalley and then they started… Continue reading What’s on my Netgalley shelf

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Frankissstein: A Love Story

Frankissstein: A Love Story - Jeanette Winterson Things I have learned while reading this: I need much, much more Jeanette Winterson in my life I should really re-read Frankenstein No longer working in robotics is one of the best things that has ever happened to me. You might be wondering about that last one -… Continue reading Frankissstein: A Love Story

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The Kingdom

The Kingdom - Jess Rothenberg I can sum up this book in two words: Dystopian Disneyland. Intrigued? You should be because this is one hell of a ride. Not quite sure? Here are three more for you: tragic robot romance. How about now? Welcome to the Kingdom… where ‘Happily Ever After’ isn’t just a promise,… Continue reading The Kingdom

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The Flower Girls

The Flower Girls - Alice Clark-Platts You ever finish a book and just think... huh. Cos that's me right now. I have absolutely no idea what rating to give this, but I need to talk about it, so here we are. I requested this ARC immediately after reading the blurb, I'm sure I've mentioned before,… Continue reading The Flower Girls