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All That Man Is by David Szalay @JonathanCape @BloggersHut #BloggersHutRT #TheClqrt #BookReview #Fiction #ShortStories #20BooksofSummer #AllThatManIs #DavidSzalay

Jonathan Cape 2016 Book Description Nine men. Each of them at a different stage of life, each of them away from home, and each of them striving - in the suburbs of Prague, beside a Belgian motorway, in a cheap Cypriot hotel - to understand just what it means to be alive, here and now.… Continue reading All That Man Is by David Szalay @JonathanCape @BloggersHut #BloggersHutRT #TheClqrt #BookReview #Fiction #ShortStories #20BooksofSummer #AllThatManIs #DavidSzalay

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On My Life by Angela Clark @MulhollandUK @BloggersHut #OnMyLife #AngelaClark #TheClqrt #BookReview #BloggersHutRT #CrimeFiction #20BooksofSummer

Mulholland Books July 2019 Book Description FRAMED. IMPRISONED. PREGNANT. Jenna thought she had the perfect life: a loving fiancé, a great job, a beautiful home. Then she finds her stepdaughter murdered; her partner missing. And the police think she did it... Locked up to await trial, surrounded by prisoners who'd hurt her if they knew… Continue reading On My Life by Angela Clark @MulhollandUK @BloggersHut #OnMyLife #AngelaClark #TheClqrt #BookReview #BloggersHutRT #CrimeFiction #20BooksofSummer

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Finders Keepers by Sabine Durrant @HodderBooks @JennyPlatt90 @SabineDurrant @BloggersHut #FindersKeepers #TheClqrt #BookReview #BloggersHutRT #DomesticNoir #Fiction #SabineDurrant

Hodder & Stoughton July 2020 Book Description Brilliantly creepy and completely absorbing, Finders, Keepers follows the growing obsession between two neighbours and shines a ruthless spotlight on the vanities of modern middleclass urbanities. Ailsa Tilson moves with her husband and children to Trinity Fields in search of the new. New project - a house to… Continue reading Finders Keepers by Sabine Durrant @HodderBooks @JennyPlatt90 @SabineDurrant @BloggersHut #FindersKeepers #TheClqrt #BookReview #BloggersHutRT #DomesticNoir #Fiction #SabineDurrant

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A Good Neighbourhood by Therese Anne Fowler @ThereseFowler @Headlinepg @louiseswannell #AGoodNeighbourhood #ThereseAnneFowler #TheClqrt #BookReview #BookBlog #RecommendedReading #greatreads #20booksofsummer

Headline Books March 2020 Book Description In Oak Knoll, a tight-knit North Carolina neighbourhood, professor of forestry and ecology Valerie Alston-Holt is raising her bright and talented biracial son. All is well until the Whitmans move in next door - an apparently traditional family with new money, ambition, and a secretly troubled teenage daughter. With… Continue reading A Good Neighbourhood by Therese Anne Fowler @ThereseFowler @Headlinepg @louiseswannell #AGoodNeighbourhood #ThereseAnneFowler #TheClqrt #BookReview #BookBlog #RecommendedReading #greatreads #20booksofsummer

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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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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