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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…

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    BLOG BOOK TOUR: Threadneedle by Cari Thomas [Review]

    **Threadneedle was sent to me for free in exchange for an honest review. Thanks to Random Things Tours for having me on the tour.** Summary Within the boroughs of London, nestled among its streets, hides another city, filled with magic. Magic is the first sin. It must be bound. Ever since Anna can remember, her aunt has warned her of the dangers of magic. She has taught her to fear how it twists and knots and turns into something dark and deadly. It was, after all, magic that killed her parents and left her in her aunt’s care. It’s why she has been protected from the magical world and, in…

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    BLOG BOOK TOUR: Alice, Shaken and Definitely Stirred by Paula Smith [Review]

    **Alice, Shaken and Definitely Stirred was sent to me in exchange for an honest review. Thanks to Random Things Tours for having me on the tour.** Summary This uplifting romantic comedy takes you on Alice’s journey, interweaving her relationships with real-life characters and dreams involving her favourite romantic screen idols. Lamenting the loss of her long-term partner and having been made redundant, Alice makes a New Year’s resolution to get on with life, and definitely without a man. But things don’t quite go to plan. As her Aunt Betty says, ‘Men, dear, are like buses, there are none on the horizon then three come along at once.’ Alice certainly is…

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    BLOG BOOK TOUR: Your Friend Forever by Zena Barrie [GIVEAWAY]

    **Thanks to Random Things Tours for having me on the tour for Your Friend Forever.** SUMMARY Preston, 1981. Maud, who is twelve and lives with her dysfunctional parents and her elder brother, spends a lot of time in her bedroom writing letters to her favourite popstar, Tom Harding, the lead singer on punk band called Horsefly. No one really understands her or tries to – and she thinks Tom might have some answers to her many, many questions… Until the PO Box is closed and her letters start getting returned. Then, one day, she does receive a letter. Thirty years later, Maud starts to write to Tom again… GIVEAWAY I’m…