[Book Review] The Death of Mrs. Westaway by Ruth Ware

I’m one of those people who loves to hang on to clues, wondering if this or that has a certain significance in the grand scheme of things. I kick myself if I miss something that should have been obvious. If you are anything like me, you’ll enjoy piecing this one together. Throughout the novel, I was wondering what the connection was, what was the final link that put everyone, everything together.

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[Book Review] The Girlfriend by Michelle Frances

The story within THE GIRLFRIEND grows over the course of the first half of the book. This is where the reader could take a side: Team Laura (The Mom) or team Cherry (The Girlfriend). However I found it particularly difficult to like either one of these women or take a side. I enjoyed the jockeying of position though. Who could ultimately outplay or outlast the other.

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[Ramblings] Choosing your next read is like picking a restaurant.

You know that feeling when you finish a good book – No, not the feeling that your best friend is moving away. No, it’s the other emotion – the one that comes right after you’ve cried at the last page or thrown the book across the room because of the ending…… Yes, the anxiety of choosing your next read. Will it be up to your expectations, will it fill that void, and will it be as good as the one I just read. The angst and torment of booklovers everywhere !

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[Book Review] Wildwood by Elinor Florence

Since I read more thrillers these days, Wildwood was a little detour from my “who-dunnit” page-turners. I picked this one up because I liked the premise of the novel; living off the grid is something that appeals to me very much (for like a weekend maybe). Wildwood was a much needed escape into the quiet, haunting Canadian north – a year long journey into the harsh northern landscape and one single mother’s determination to survive.

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[Book Review] The Unforgotten by Laura Powell + giveaway news

Before I start on why I enjoyed reading The Unforgotten, let me just gush a little about the title. Without giving anything away… it outlines the depth of everything that goes on in this book. It encompasses everything, everyone, every feeling, moment that is : unforgotten. The Unforgotten examines what it’s like living with dark secrets, burying them, revisiting them and the resulting collateral damage.

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