Quote Spotlight 30/01/2019

Hello everyone, While I was taking part in Blogmas during December, I shared my favourite and most thought-provoking quotes that I highlighted on my Kindle in 2018. One of the most interesting of these quotes was taken from Then She Was Gone by Lisa Jewell, which reads: ‘Stories are the only thing in this world that are … Continue reading Quote Spotlight 30/01/2019

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The Five W’s Book Tag

Hello everyone, I have been looking around for some fun tags to do, and I came across this one. The rules are very simple; just answer all six questions! 1 – WHO? Who is an author you’d love to have a one on one with? The answer to this one has to be J.K. Rowling. … Continue reading The Five W’s Book Tag

Book Review – Swimming Lessons by Claire Fuller

Pages: 295 Published: 7th February 2017 Started reading: January 13 Finished reading: January 18 Synopsis Twelve years ago Flora's mother Ingrid disappeared, vanishing from a beach. Everyone - especially Flora's sister and father Gil - believes Ingrid is long dead. Everyone, that is, except Flora. So when she hears that her father has had an accident, and is insisting … Continue reading Book Review – Swimming Lessons by Claire Fuller

Book Review – I Am Watching You by Teresa Driscoll

Pages: 293 Published: 1st October 2017 Started reading: January 2 Finished reading: January 11 Trigger warnings: Missing person storyline, sexual assault I read this book as a buddy read with my friend Gem @ Glimpsing Gembles, and I have to thank her once again for our lengthy, insightful discussions. We were both gripped by this book! Synopsis When Ella Longfield … Continue reading Book Review – I Am Watching You by Teresa Driscoll

Discussion – What Makes A Great Plot Twist?

Hello everyone, The genre I read the most is mystery/thriller, and almost all of these books typically contain at least one dramatic plot twist that changes the complexion of the story. Some twists are brilliantly revealed and feel as dramatic as they are intended to be, but others have felt underwhelming, so here is a … Continue reading Discussion – What Makes A Great Plot Twist?

Review – Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland

Pages: 83 Published: 27th November 1865 Finished reading: January 9 Synopsis ‘Alice was beginning to get very tired of sitting by her sister on the bank, and of having nothing to do: once or twice she had peeped into the book her sister was reading, but it had no pictures or conversations in it, “and what is the … Continue reading Review – Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland

Book Review – Forget Me Not by Luana Lewis

Pages: 298 Published: 5th November 2015 Started reading: December 27 Finished reading: December 31 Synopsis When Rose’s daughter, Vivien, is found dead in a suspected suicide, Rose has questions nobody can answer. Wasn’t Vivien living the perfect life? A caring husband, a sweet little girl of her own. But as the police investigation develops, their findings raise new questions. … Continue reading Book Review – Forget Me Not by Luana Lewis