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#BookReview: Who Did You Tell? by Lesley Kara

Hi everyone. Harmony here with another book review to share. This one is from an advanced review copy provided via NetGalley and Random House UK. I greatly enjoyed this read, and here’s the book description and my review … Book

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#Book Review: Viral Blues by Craig Boyack @virgilante, and Finding Hunter by Marcia Meara @MarciaMeara

Hello everyone. Today, I’d like to share two book reviews with you, both from indie writers whoom I respect. The first book is by my friend and fellow Story Empire writer, Criag Boyack, and features many old-favourites character-wise. The second

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#Book Review: Daddy has Cancer Verwayne Greenhoe and A Soldier’s Children Jan Sikes

Hello everyone. Today, I’d like to share two book reviews with you, both from indie writers whoom I respect. One book is about dealing with a terminal cancer diagnosis, and while fictionalised, is inspired by the author’s experience from working

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The Indies are Winning

Hello everyone. Today, I have three book reviews for you. Interestingly enough, the famous author–traditionally published–was a huge let-down for me, while the two indie books I’m also reviewing here were fun to read. So, despite oft-repeated negative hype, I

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#BookReview: The City of Mirrors

by Justin Cronin About the book: In life I was a scientist called Fanning. Then, in a jungle in Bolivia, I died. I died, and then I was brought back to life…  Prompted by a voice that lives in her

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#BookReview: Swamp Ghosts

by Marcia Meara About the book: Wildlife photographer Gunnar Wolfe looked like the kind of guy every man wanted to be and every woman just plain wanted, and the St. Johns River of central Florida drew him like a magnet.

#BookReview: The Lying Room

by Nikki French About the book: *** THE BRAND NEW STANDALONE NOVEL FROM THE MASTER OF PSYCHOLOGICAL SUSPENSE ***‘The Lying Room reasserts Nicci French as the master of duplicity, suspense and sleight of hand’ Sam Baker Neve Connolly looks down at a murdered

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#BookReview: Olive Again

by Elizabeth Strout About the book: Olive struggles to understand not only herself and her own life but the lives of those around her in the town of Crosby, Maine. Whether with a teenager coming to terms with the loss

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#BookReview: The Twelve

by Justin Cronin About the Book: In his internationally bestselling and critically acclaimed novel The Passage, Justin Cronin constructed an unforgettable world transformed by a government experiment gone horribly wrong. Now the scope widens and the intensity deepens as the epic

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#BookReview: The Family

by Louise Jensen About the Book: The latest psychological thriller from master story-teller, Louise Jensen, will leave you breathless. COULD ONE MOTHER’S MISTAKE COST HER DAUGHTER EVERYTHING? Laura is devastated when her husband dies, leaving her and their almost grown-up

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#BookReview: The Passage

by Justin Cronin About the Book Deep in the jungles of eastern Colombia, Professor Jonas Lear has finally found what he’s been searching for – and wishes to God he hadn’t. In Memphis, Tennessee, a six-year-old girl called Amy is

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#BookReview: Cold Storage

by David Koepp About the Book: The astonishing debut novel by the screenwriter of Jurassic Park: a wild and terrifying adventure about three strangers who must work together to contain a highly contagious, deadly organism. When Pentagon bioterror operative Roberto Diaz

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#BookReview: The Scout

by D L Cross (a.k.a. Staci Troilo) Book Blurb: The aliens have landed. The humans are panicking. The scouts have been sent. J’s mission is clear — find an alien outpost, observe, report back. Simple enough. It’s what he’s trained

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#BookReview: Voyage of the Lanternfish

by Craig Boyack Book Blurb: An honorable man is mistaken for his disreputable father. Now he’s pushed into a political scheme to start a war that will spread across multiple kingdoms. James Cuttler’s fiancé is being held captive to ensure

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#BookReview: Rewind

by Catherine Ryan Howard Book Blurb: Psycho meets Fatal Attraction in this explosive story about a twisted voyeur and a terrible crime from the bestselling author of Distress Signals and The Liar’s Girl PLAY Andrew, the manager of Shanamore Holiday Cottages, watches his only guest via a

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#BookReview: The Gate

by D L Cross (also known as Staci Troilo) Book Blurb: He lost his job. He lost his girl. Now it’s all he can do not to lose his life. Landon Thorne is a disgraced archaeologist, a laughing stock in

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#BookReview: The Undoing of Arlo Knott

by Heather Child Book Blurb: What if your life had an ‘undo’ button? Arlo Knott develops the mysterious ability to reverse his last action. It makes him able to experience anything, to charm any woman and impress any friend. His

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#BookReview: A Maiden So Bewitching

by Colm Herron Book Blurb: From the highly-acclaimed northern Irish novelist Colm Herron comes this sad, sexy and beautiful story about a desperate Irishman called Lexie Cheddy, an only child. Lexie’s mother has always wanted a daughter so that’s how

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Book Review: The Grace Year

by Kim Liggett 5 Stars Book Blurb: The resistance starts here… No one speaks of the grace year.It’s forbidden.We’re told we have the power to lure grown men from their beds, make boys lose their minds, and drive the wives

#BookReview: Unclear Purposes

by Joan Hall 5 Stars Book Blurb: Some people take secrets to the grave… Three years after her husband’s murder, Christine Lawrence still struggles for balance. She has a rewarding career and a close circle of friends but feels oddly

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Book Review: The Other Half of Augusta Hope

Hello everyone. Happy Thursday. Today, I’m posting a book review from an ARC read via NetGalley. 4 Stars Thanks to Netgalley and Harper Collins for this ARC of The Other Half of Augusta Hope. Though I have given this book

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Book Review: A Nearly Normal Family

Hello everyone. Happy Tuesday. Today, I’m posting a book review from an ARC read via NetGalley. 1 Star Thanks to NetGalley and Pan Macmillan for this Advanced Review Copy.I had looked forward to reading this book, given that I love

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I Know Who You Are

Hello everyone. I hope you’re all doing well this Monday. Today, I have a book review for you. This is from an ARC copy via Netgalley. Gripping 4 Star Read! Thanks to Netgalley and the Publishers for this free ARC

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Book Review: Twisted

Hello everyone. Happy Saturday. I hope you’ve all had a good week and wish you an even better weekend. Today, I’m posting a book review from an ARC read via NetGalley. 2 STARS Thanks to NetGalley and The Orion Publishing

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Book Review ~ End of Day by Mae Clair

Check out this review of a great read … Hi Readers. Some of you have been around for a while and know that I’ve hosted author Mae Clair. Mae is one of those writers that I always look forward to

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End of Day has come!

Hello everyone. Today is release day for Mae Clair’s second book in the Hode’s Hill Series: End of Day! I read this as an ARC, and also bought it on pre-order, which hit my e-reader today 🙂 Here’s my review:

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Book Review: The Hat by C.S. Boyack

Hello everyone! Today, I am posting a review for author C.S. Boyack’s latest book THE HAT. FIVE STARS! Lizzie St Laurent has a lot on her … erm … head! When she picked up the old box behind her uncle’s

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Stories to make your mind go into overdrive

Hi everyone! Having launched my latest book, Moments, on Friday 14th, I wanted to share with you all my very first review. I’m always nervous each time I release a book, and this fantastic first review soon set my mind

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Book Review: Reverie

Reverie by Lauren E Rico Months ago, I received an Advanced Review Copy of this book from the author in exchange for an honest review. With so many books to review, I’ve only just gotten around to this one. In the

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Book Review: Little Red Cuttlefish

Guest post by Henry Hertz Using Fiction to Interest Young Readers in Non-Fiction   I think it’s fair to say that parents want their kids to develop both the right-brain creativity stoked by reading fiction, AND the left-brain analytical capacity

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