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    BLOG BOOK TOUR: Someone I used to know by Paige Toon [Review]

    **Someone that I used to know was sent to me for free in exchange for an honest review. Thanks to Random Things Tours for having me on the tour.** Summary So much can change in half a lifetime… Then At fifteen, George is the foster brother Leah never asked for. As the angry, troubled boy struggles to come to terms with his circumstances, Leah finds herself getting drawn closer to him. Theo’s wealthy family have mysteriously pulled him out of boarding school and he’s now enrolled at the local state school with Leah and George. When their worlds collide that summer, the three teenagers form a bond they believe will…

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    BLOG BOOK TOUR: Everything Happens for a Reason by Katie Allen [Review]

    **Everything Happens for a Reason was sent to me for free in exchange for an honest review. Thanks to Random Things Tours for having me on the tour.** Summary Armed with one broken heart and a (borrowed) sausage dog, Rachel is on a mission to find out why her baby was born sleeping. Because Everything Happens for a Reason… Doesn’t it? Mum-to-be Rachel did everything right, but it all went wrong. Her son, Luke, was stillborn and she finds herself on maternity leave without a baby, trying to make sense of her loss. When a misguided well-wisher tells her that ‘everything happens for a reason’, she becomes obsessed with finding…

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    BLOG BOOK TOUR: The Lock In by Phoebe Luckhurst [Review]

    **The Lock In was sent to me for free in exchange for an honest review. Thanks to Michael Joseph/Penguin Random House for having me on the tour.** Summary Ellen and Alexa have survived hangovers, dodgy landlords and most of their twenties together.But can they survive this? One Saturday morning, while nursing The Hangover from Hell, a flooded kitchen leads best mates Ellen and Alexa, and hapless housemate Jack, into their attic to turn off the water supply. But when Ben – Alexa’s date from the night before – walks in, the door slams, the handle breaks and all four of them are trapped. Cue The Worst morning-after-the-night before. As the…

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    BLOG BOOK TOUR: Happy Ever After – Financial Freedom Isn’t A Fairy Tale by The Seven Dollar Millionaire [Review]

    **This book was sent to me for free in exchange for an honest review. Thanks to LiterallyPR for having me the tour.** Summary Did you know you can become a millionaire by saving just $7 a day and investing for 7% returns? Probably not, because financial literacy is a subject that’s overlooked by the vast majority of schools and universities, despite its importance to every single person on the planet. Written initially for a teenage daughter and then turned into a course to train migrant workers, Happy Ever After: Financial Freedom Isn’t a Fairy Tale focuses on the fundamentals of understanding money, saving, and investing, showing how the magic of compound investing…

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    BLOG BOOK TOUR: One Last Time by Helga Flatland [Review]

    **One Last Time was sent to me for free in exchange for an honest review. Thanks to Random Things Tours for having me on this tour.** Summary Anne’s life is rushing to an unexpected and untimely end. But her diagnosis of terminal cancer isn’t just a shock for her – and for her daughter Sigrid and granddaughter Mia – it shines a spotlight onto their fractured and uncomfortable relationships. On a spur-of-the moment trip to France the three generations of women reveal harboured secrets, long-held frustrations, and suppressed desires, and learn humbling and heartwarming lessons about how life should be lived when death is so close. Review One Last Time…