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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

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I Feel Bad About My Neck and Other Thoughts on Being A Woman by Nora Ephron @DoubledayUK @alisonbarrow #IFeelBadAboutMyNeck #NoraEphron #BookReview

Doubleday 2020 ( This edition with introduction by Dolly Alderton) First published 2006 Book Description *Never marry a man you wouldn't want to be divorced from. *If the shoe doesn't fit in the shoe store, it's never going to fit. *When your children are teenagers, it's important to have a dog so that someone in… Continue reading I Feel Bad About My Neck and Other Thoughts on Being A Woman by Nora Ephron @DoubledayUK @alisonbarrow #IFeelBadAboutMyNeck #NoraEphron #BookReview

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The Weight of Small Things by Julie Lancaster @TheMirrorBooks #TheWeightofSmallThings #BlogTour #BookReview #RecommendedReads #SupportDebuts

Mirror Books 12th May (E Book) Book Description Nine-year-old Frankie Appleton likes to count gates. One day she hopes to design the perfect gate - a gate to keep the bad things out. Little does she know that the bad things have already got in. Now her mother is dead, and the only other person… Continue reading The Weight of Small Things by Julie Lancaster @TheMirrorBooks #TheWeightofSmallThings #BlogTour #BookReview #RecommendedReads #SupportDebuts

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The Invention of Wings by Sue Monk Kidd @suemonkkidd @TinderPress #TheInventionofWings #SueMonkKidd #BookReview

Tinder Press January 2014 Book Description 'Master Grimke named me Hetty, but Mauma looked on me the day I came into the world, how I was born too soon, and she called me Handful.' Handful's always been trouble.  A slave in the Grimke household like her beloved mother Charlotte, Handful knows the rules, in all… Continue reading The Invention of Wings by Sue Monk Kidd @suemonkkidd @TinderPress #TheInventionofWings #SueMonkKidd #BookReview

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Pretty Guilty Women by Gina Lamanna @BooksSphere @millieseaward #BookReview #ContemporaryFiction

5th March 2020 Sphere Books Book Description At the luxurious Serenity Spa Resort on the Californian coast, guests arrive ready to celebrate what is set to be the wedding of the year.  But things are about to go horribly wrong... Among them are four brilliant but desperate women - Ginger, Lulu, Emily and Kate -… Continue reading Pretty Guilty Women by Gina Lamanna @BooksSphere @millieseaward #BookReview #ContemporaryFiction

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The Nickel Boys by Colson Whitehead @colsonwhitehead @FleetReads #TheNickelBoys #BookReview #Fiction #HistoricalFiction

Fleet Press 16th July 2019 Book Description Elwood Curtis knows he is as good as anyone - growing up in 1960s Florida, he has taken the words of Dr Martin Luther King to heart.  He is about to enrol in the local black college, determined to make something of himself.  But given the time and… Continue reading The Nickel Boys by Colson Whitehead @colsonwhitehead @FleetReads #TheNickelBoys #BookReview #Fiction #HistoricalFiction

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Nine Perfect Strangers by Liane Moriarty #NinePerfectStrangers #LianeMoriarty #BookReview #BookBlog

Penguin Books September 2018 Description One luxury retreat in the middle of nowhere. Ten days in which no one can leave. Nine strangers seeking perfection. And each discovering the perfect lie... My Thoughts I had heard some very mixed reviews about this read, but as a fan of the author I was in no doubt… Continue reading Nine Perfect Strangers by Liane Moriarty #NinePerfectStrangers #LianeMoriarty #BookReview #BookBlog

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The Bystander Effect by Catherine A Sanderson @SandersonSpeaks @wmcollinsbooks #TheBystanderEffect #BookReview

William Collins April 16th 2020 Book Description In the face of discrimination, bad behaviour, evil and abuse, why do good people so often do nothing? Every day, we see examples of bad or immoral behaviour - from sexual harassment to political corruption, from negligence to bullying. Why did no one stop the abduction of Jamie Bulger,… Continue reading The Bystander Effect by Catherine A Sanderson @SandersonSpeaks @wmcollinsbooks #TheBystanderEffect #BookReview