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Blog Tour – ‘Rules of the Road’ by Ciara Geraghty – Book Review

  THE BOOK Tuesday morning starts like any other – until Terry discovers her best friend Iris has gone missing. Finding her takes Terry, Iris and Terry’s confused father Eugene, into an extraordinary journey – one that will change all of their lives. And, along the way, what should be the worst six days of… Continue reading Blog Tour – ‘Rules of the Road’ by Ciara Geraghty – Book Review

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Why Bookshops Rock!

For many different reasons, I felt it was time to re-post this.ย  As some of you may know I am a bookseller (yes, it really is the best job in the world!) and something happened over the weekend that made me seethe. A customer asked me for advice on what books her teenage daughter might […]

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Blog Tour – ‘The Snakes’ by Sadie Jones Book Review

  THE BOOK Newly-weds Dan and Bea decide to escape London. Driving through France in their beaten-up car they anticipate a long lazy summer, worlds away from their ordinary lives. But their idyll cannot last. Stopping off to see Bea’s brother at his crumbling hotel, the trio are joined unexpectedly by Bea’s ultra-wealthy parents. Dan… Continue reading Blog Tour – ‘The Snakes’ by Sadie Jones Book Review

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My Chronicle Book Box – February 2020 Unboxing

My Chronicle Book Box is a unique reading box curated in the UK every three months containing the latest literary releases from your chosen genre and a selection of beautifully crafted associated items, exclusive to My Chronicle whenever possible. Well folks itโ€™s time for another My Chronicle Book Box unboxing, itโ€™s always a delight when… Continue reading My Chronicle Book Box – February 2020 Unboxing

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Book Review – ‘Beast’ by Matt Wesolowski

THE BOOK In the wake of the ‘Beast from the East’ cold snap that ravaged the UK in 2018, a grisly discovery was made in a ruin on the Northumbrian coast. Twenty-four-year-old Vlogger, Elizabeth Barton, had been barricaded inside what locals refer to as ‘The Vampire Tower’, where she was later found frozen to death.… Continue reading Book Review – ‘Beast’ by Matt Wesolowski

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Book Review – ‘Saving Missy’ by Beth Morrey

  THE BOOK Missy Carmichael’s life has become small. Grieving for a family she has lost or lost touch with, she’s haunted by the echoes of her footsteps in her empty home; the sound of the radio in the dark; the tick-tick-tick of the watching clock. Spiky and defensive, Missy knows that her loneliness is… Continue reading Book Review – ‘Saving Missy’ by Beth Morrey

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Book Review – ‘American Dirt’ by Jeanine Cummins

  THE BOOK   Yesterday, Lydia had a bookshop. Yesterday, Lydia was married to a journalist. Yesterday, she was with everyone she loved most in the world. Today, her eight-year-old son Luca is all she has left. For him, she will carry a machete strapped to her leg. For him, she will leap onto the… Continue reading Book Review – ‘American Dirt’ by Jeanine Cummins

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Bite-Sized Reviews featuring The Guest List by Lucy Foley, Three Hours by Rosamund Lupton, The Memory Wood by Sam Lloyd and The Neighbour by Fiona Cummins

  The Guest List by Lucy Foley A remote island. A wedding. A body. I loved The Hunting Party, Lucy Foleyโ€™s first foray into crime writing and I loved The Guest List even more. I found it a stronger novel out of the two and with it Lucy Foley has found her stride. Once again… Continue reading Bite-Sized Reviews featuring The Guest List by Lucy Foley, Three Hours by Rosamund Lupton, The Memory Wood by Sam Lloyd and The Neighbour by Fiona Cummins

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Blog Tour – ‘Violet’ by SJI Holliday – Book Review

  THE BOOK Carrie’s best friend has an accident and can no longer make the round-the-world trip they’d planned together, so Carrie decides to go it alone. Violet is also travelling alone, after splitting up with her boyfriend in Thailand. She is also desperate for a ticket on the Trans-Siberian Express, but there is nothing… Continue reading Blog Tour – ‘Violet’ by SJI Holliday – Book Review

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Blog Tour – ‘Nothing Important Happened Today’ by Will Carver – Book Review

  THE BOOK Nine people arrive one night on Chelsea Bridge. They’ve never met. But at the same time, they run, and leap to their deaths. Each of them received a letter in the post that morning, a pre-written suicide note, and a page containing only four words: Nothing important happened today. That is how… Continue reading Blog Tour – ‘Nothing Important Happened Today’ by Will Carver – Book Review