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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…

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    BLOG BOOK TOUR: Embers by Josephine Greenland [Review]

    **Embers was sent to me for free in exchange for an honest review. Thanks to Random Things Tours for having me on the tour.** Summary Two siblings, one crime. One long-buried secret. 17-year old Ellen never wanted a holiday. What is there to do in a mining town in the northernmost corner of the country, with no one but her brother Simon – a boy with Asperger’s and obsessed with detective stories – for company? Nothing, until they stumble upon a horrifying crime scene that brings them into a generations-long conflict between the townspeople and the native Sami. When the police dismiss Simon’s findings, he decides to track down the…

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    BLOG BOOK TOUR: One Ordinary Day at a Time by Sarah J. Harris [Review]

    **One Ordinary Day at a Time was sent to me in exchange for an honest review. Thanks to Random Things Tours for having me on this tour.** Summary TWO PEOPLESimon Sparks is the man you know from behind the counter at the local Prince Burger (‘hold the gherkin!’), fry shovelling, shelf stacking, hiding away from the world. And Jodie Brook is the single mum you see crossing the street with her son Zak – always chasing a dream she can’t reach. ONE LIFEWhat if life could be so much more? When Simon and Jodie’s worlds collide, it upends everything they know. But in chaos comes opportunity. And for every person…