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    January 2022 Wrap-up

    Hope everyone had a fab January and discovered some new favourites. I had quite the epic month. I read 12 which has seen quite a jump compared to other months last year. I think I’ve been struggling with mojo lately so lets hope its here to stay! Favourite Audiobook This was by far my favourite audiobook. The narrator was perfect. The tone and atmosphere matched and I found myself flying through the audiobook. Other Favourites Witch Bottle and Maiden were both outstanding novels that left a lasting impression on me. Two very different novels that gave me something I needed at that time. You can check out my reviews for…

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    July Reading Wrap-up

    I haven’t done one of these for ages. July was a great reading month, with many genres being enjoyed. Isn’t it crazy that we’re in August already! 5 Star Reads ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ Malignant Summer The Diner by J. C. Robinson Inheriting Her Ghosts by S. H. Cooper Best Served Cold by Joe Abercrombie Things Have Gotten Worse Since We Last Spoke by Eric LaRocca The Goners by L. Stephenson 4 Star Reads⭐⭐⭐⭐ Dark Missives by Dan Howarth Twisted: Tainted Tales by Janine Pipe The Hollows by Mark Edwards Early Retirement by Luke Ethan Knight Rabbit Hole by Mark Billingham Into The Dark by Stuart Johnstone 3 Stars ⭐⭐⭐ The Doll by…

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    Reading Wrap-Up: February 2020

    The shortest month is over but that doesn’t mean that I’ve had a poor reading month…oh no! Seventeen books read this month. I think that’s my best reading month ever so onwards onto March, leaping into spring like the little lambs! Books I Read In February BOOK TITLE AUTHOR RATING A Memory Called Empire Arkady Martine ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ Little White Lies Phillipa East ⭐⭐⭐⭐ A Wash Of Black Chris MacDonald ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ Never Look Back Alison Gaylin ⭐⭐⭐⭐ The Wreckage Robin Morgan- Bentley ⭐⭐⭐⭐ All the Best Lies Joanna Schauffhausen ⭐⭐⭐⭐ The Library of the Unwritten A.J. Hackwith ⭐⭐⭐⭐ The Sinner Martyn Waites ⭐⭐⭐⭐ Beast Matt Wesolowski ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ The Golden Key Marian…

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    January 2020 Reading Wrap-up

    Hurrah, the longest month of the year is finally over! It’s been a relatively good reading month for me with sixteen books read. It’s a new decade and I’m going into it singing and dancing. Books I Read In January BOOK TITLE AUTHOR RATING Three Hours Rosamund Lupton ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ The Good Mother Cathryn Grant ⭐⭐⭐⭐ A Dark Matter Doug Johnstone ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ The Haunting of StawberryWater Tara Gould ⭐⭐⭐⭐ Harry Potter & The Chamber ofSecrets J.K. Rowling ⭐⭐⭐⭐ Firewatching Russ Thomas ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ Firefight Brandon Sanderson ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ The Home Sarah Stovell ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ Single K.L. Slater ⭐⭐⭐ Cupidity Lucinda Lamont ⭐ Wizard Ring Clare Blanchard ⭐⭐⭐ We Are Monsters Brian Kirk ⭐⭐⭐⭐ Harry…

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    Monthly Reading Wrap-Up: October 2019

    October is now over. Halloween is done and dusted and now all it seems is that we are on the downward spiral to xmas. This year has wizzed past at such a speed (Isn’t that such a british thing to say?) I’ve read some pretty cool spooky reads which I’ll list below so you can check them out. As the coke advert says: Holidays are coming! Here’s What I’ve read this month: The Demons Beneath (D.I Graves #1) by W.D. Jackson-Smart Ready Player One by Ernest Cline The Other Daughter by Shalini Boland Little Siberia by Antti tuomainen Black Widow (Jack Parlabane #7) by Chris Brookmyre Cage (Reykjavik Noir Trilogy)…

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    READING WRAP UP: SEPTEMBER 2019

    How on earth are we now approaching October? You blink and you’ve missed it. Totally here for all the Halloween vibes, warm jumpers and falling leaves. It’s my favourite season and I’m majorly looking forward to cozying up with a good book this autumn. Here’s what I’ve read this month- Degrees Of Guilt by H.S. Chandler The Good Neighbor by Cathryn Grant Our Bloody Pearl by D.N. Byrne What Goes Around by Rachel Ellyn A Different Time by Micheal K. Hill Forbidden by Tabitha Suzuma The Puppet Show by M.W. Craven Other Words For Smoke by Sarah Maria Griffin A Savage Generation by David Tallerman Book of The Month It…