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    Becoming Mila by Estelle Maskane [Review]

    **Disclaimer: Ink Road Books sent me a copy of ‘Becoming Mila’ in exchange for an honest review. Thank you to them for sending me a copy.** Summary Sixteen-year-old Mila lives in LA with her mom and A-list actor dad, whose fame constantly thrusts their lives into the media spotlight. But when Mila’s antics around town make waves ahead of her dad’s next big movie, something needs to be done. So Mila is dispatched 2,000 miles away to Nashville, Tennessee, where she can cool off for the summer with her aunt and grandfather. The perfect solution – right? Mila’s not so sure. She’s dreading the idea of a summer away from…

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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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    Why Do I Write?

    First impressions might make you think this will be a profound post. The reality is, this post may be listing things you’ve read from me on previous posts. But I figured since I’m making a grand return to blogging, I might as well explain why I write. It’s been a while since I last did due to the fogginess in my mind. When your thoughts are jumbled and unorganisable, you can’t form the right sentences to reflect what you really mean. That’s why for a long while, I’ve been on-again-off-again blogging. If I can’t focus my mind solely on writing then no blog post is going to make any sense…

  • An Open letter to My Friends
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    An Open Letter to My Friends

    I’m not sure why this post never came to mind before. I’ve mentioned my friends in previous posts, but a lot has changed over the past year. I feel it’s time to show real appreciation for all my friends now by sharing a post that’s all about and for them. You know who you are.  As has been stated – and obvious – from previous posts I’ve had a really tough 2018. I’ve needed an incredible amount of support to be able to get through it. Without all you beautiful people, I would not be where I am today. I might not even be typing this post.  I was left…

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    The Fourth Monkey by J.D. Barker [Book Club Review]

    Blurb For over five years, the Four Monkey Killer has terrorized the residents of Chicago. When his body is found, the police quickly realize he was on his way to deliver one final message, one which proves he has taken another victim who may still be alive. As the lead investigator on the 4MK task force, Detective Sam Porter knows even in death, the killer is far from finished. When he discovers a personal diary in the jacket pocket of the body, Porter finds himself caught up in the mind of a psychopath, unraveling a twisted history in hopes of finding one last girl, all while struggling with personal demons…