Book review of The Stand, Stephen King

It’s Stephen King’s 70th birthday, so what better excuse to post a book review of The Stand, arguably his best book. This book review of The Stand will demonstrate why it is a must-read, and you’ll be promptly adding it to your Waterstones’ baskets by the time I’m done. It won’t contain any spoilers, for those King fans that haven’t yet attempted this piece of…

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Best Day Ever, by Kaira Rouda

New Release…. A loving husband. The perfect killer? ‘I wonder if Mia thinks I have a dark side. Most likely as far as she knows, I am just her dear loving husband.’  Paul Strom has spent years building his perfect life: glittering career, beautiful wife, two healthy boys and a big house in the suburbs. But he also has his secrets. That’s why Paul has promised…

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The Pact by Jodi Picoult

The Pact is described as a ‘love story’, but it seems to me more a tale of grief and loss. Blurb The Pact: For eighteen years the Hartes and the Golds have lived next door to each other, sharing everything from Chinese food to chicken pox to carpool duty– they’ve grown so close it seems they have always been a part of each other’s lives.…

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My Current To-Read List

This week I made a new resolution that I would treat myself to one new book each month, so here is a breakdown of my current to-read list, and books I’m planning on buying soon! I don’t know about anyone else, but if you wanted to purchase everything on your current to-read list, you would spend about £1000. I’ve decided to treat myself to one…

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The Little Friend, Donna Tartt, book review

Cover photo credit: freedombooksflowers.blogspot.co.uk/ If you are someone who reads thrillers to actually find out what happens at the end, then don’t read The Little Friend. I don’t really know what I expected from The Little Friend. I suppose I assumed it would be like every other mystery/thriller about a child who is killed: a lot of suspects, a few red-herrings, and then some sort of…

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