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Intimations – Six Essays by Zadie Smith @PenguinUKBooks @BloggersHut #NonFiction #IntimationsSixEssays #ZadieSmith #BookReview #BloggersHutRT #theclqrt #bookblogger

Penguin Books 28th July 2020 Book Description Written during the early months of lockdown, Intimations explores ideas, feelings and questions prompted by an unprecedented situation. What does it mean to submit to a new reality - or to resist it? How do we compare relative sufferings? What is the relationship between time and work? In… Continue reading Intimations – Six Essays by Zadie Smith @PenguinUKBooks @BloggersHut #NonFiction #IntimationsSixEssays #ZadieSmith #BookReview #BloggersHutRT #theclqrt #bookblogger

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Fifty Fifty by Steve Cavanagh @alexxlayt @bloggershut @orionbooks @SSCav #theclqrt #Fiftyfifty #SteveCavanagh #bloggershutRT #bookreview #crimefiction

Orion Books 3rd September 2020 Book Description Two sisters on trial for murder. Both accuse each other. Who do you believe? Alexandra Avellino has just found her father's mutilated body and needs the police right away. She believes her sister killed him, and that she is still in the house with a knife. Sofia Avellino… Continue reading Fifty Fifty by Steve Cavanagh @alexxlayt @bloggershut @orionbooks @SSCav #theclqrt #Fiftyfifty #SteveCavanagh #bloggershutRT #bookreview #crimefiction

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All Fall Down by M J Arlidge @mjarlidge @Tr4cyF3nt0n @orionbooks @Leanne_Oliver1 #AllFallDown #MJArlidge #BookReview #BlogTour #DIHelenGrace #theclqrt #CrimeFiction

Orion Books June 11th 2020 Book Description'You Have One Hour To Live'Those are the only words spoken on the phone call.  Then, they hang up. A prank, surely?  A mistake? Anything but the chilling truth... that someone is watching, waiting, working to take your life in one hour.But Why?The job of finding out falls to… Continue reading All Fall Down by M J Arlidge @mjarlidge @Tr4cyF3nt0n @orionbooks @Leanne_Oliver1 #AllFallDown #MJArlidge #BookReview #BlogTour #DIHelenGrace #theclqrt #CrimeFiction

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Bridge of Clay Markus Zusak @DoubledayUK #BridgeofClay #MarkusZusak #bookreview #bookblog #theclqrt

Doubleday Books October 2018 (hardback) Book DescriptionIN THE BEGINNING THERE WAS ONE MURDERER, ONE MULE AND ONE BOY.BUT THIS ISN'T THE BEGINNING, IT'S BEFORE IT.Five Dunbar brothers are living - fighting, loving, grieving - in the perfect chaos of a house without grown-ups.  Today, the father who left them has just walked right back in. … Continue reading Bridge of Clay Markus Zusak @DoubledayUK #BridgeofClay #MarkusZusak #bookreview #bookblog #theclqrt

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Life and other Happy Endings by Melanie Cantor @melaniecantor @midaspr @PublicityBooks @TransworldBooks #DeathandOtherHappyEndings #LifeandOtherHappyEndings #MelanieCantor #theclqrt #bookreview #bookblog

Black Swan ( an imprint of Transworld Publishers) 11th June 2020 Book DescriptionJennifer Cole has been told that she has three months to live - ninety days to say goodbye and put her affairs in order.  Trying to focus on the positives she realises she has one overriding regret: the words she's left unsaid.So Jennifer… Continue reading Life and other Happy Endings by Melanie Cantor @melaniecantor @midaspr @PublicityBooks @TransworldBooks #DeathandOtherHappyEndings #LifeandOtherHappyEndings #MelanieCantor #theclqrt #bookreview #bookblog

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Valentine by Elizabeth Wetmore @4thEstateBooks @liv_mar #Valentine #ElizabethWetmore #PublicationWeek #BookReview #RecommendedReading #theclqrt

4th Estate Books 11th June 2020 Book DescriptionIt's February 1976 and Odessa, Texas, stands on the cusp of the next great oil boom.  While the town's men embrace the coming prosperity, its women intimately know and fear the violence that always seems to follow.In the early hours of the morning after Valentine's Day, fourteen year… Continue reading Valentine by Elizabeth Wetmore @4thEstateBooks @liv_mar #Valentine #ElizabethWetmore #PublicationWeek #BookReview #RecommendedReading #theclqrt

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The Death of Mrs Westaway by Ruth Ware @RuthWareWriter @VintageBooks #TheDeathofMrsWestaway #RuthWare #BookReview #Fiction

Vintage Books May 2018 Book Description When Harriet Westaway receives an unexpected letter telling her she's inherited a substantial bequest from her Cornish grandmother, it seems like the answer to her prayers. There's just one problem - Hal's real grandparents died more than twenty years ago. Hal desperately needs the cash and makes a choice… Continue reading The Death of Mrs Westaway by Ruth Ware @RuthWareWriter @VintageBooks #TheDeathofMrsWestaway #RuthWare #BookReview #Fiction

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Heartburn by Nora Ephron @ViragoBooks @DCoonan3 #Heartburn #NoraEphron #BookReview #VMC #theclqrt

This edition - Virago Press 2018.  First Published in Great Britain in 1983 by William Heinemann Book Description Seven months into her pregnancy, Rachel, a cookery writer, discovers that her husband is in love with another woman.  The fact that the other woman has 'a neck as long as an arm and a nose as… Continue reading Heartburn by Nora Ephron @ViragoBooks @DCoonan3 #Heartburn #NoraEphron #BookReview #VMC #theclqrt

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UNDERGROUND Tales for London: Stories Inspired by the Tube @BoroughPress #ShortStories #BookReview #BookBlog

Borough Press August 2018 Book Description EVERY LINE TELLS A DIFFERENT STORY A troubled young woman travels across London to end an abusive relationship.  An agitated father gets lost in the city with an injured toddler.  Two men - who unknowingly cross paths every day - finally meet one life-changing afternoon.  A sudden death on… Continue reading UNDERGROUND Tales for London: Stories Inspired by the Tube @BoroughPress #ShortStories #BookReview #BookBlog

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Little Fires Everywhere by Celeste Ng @pronounced_ing @AbacusBooks @LittleBrownUK #LittleFiresEverywhere #theclqrt #CelesteNg #RecommendedReads #BookReview

Abacus Books 2017 Book Description In the placid, progressive suburb of Shaker heights everything is meticulously planned, from the colours of the houses, to the successful lives its residents will go on to lead.  And no one embodies this spirit more than Elena Richardson. Mia Warren, an enigmatic artist and single mother, arrives in this… Continue reading Little Fires Everywhere by Celeste Ng @pronounced_ing @AbacusBooks @LittleBrownUK #LittleFiresEverywhere #theclqrt #CelesteNg #RecommendedReads #BookReview