Review: When I Hit You by Meena Kandasamy

Captivated by a university professor’s politics and poetry, the narrator of When I Hit You falls in love with him and agrees to marry him with more feeling than thought. But what she assumed would be a life full of love and new adventures soon turns sour, as he starts to force her into the box…

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Review: Pretty Girls by Karin Slaughter

“A missing girl. A hope never lost. A killer never found.” Having heard great reviews about Slaughter’s writing, I was keen to pick one of her novels up; after reading it, I can see why! This is not a short novel, in fact, at 533 pages it’s a bit of a commitment, yet I seemed…

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Review: The Wisdom of Sally Red Shoes by Ruth Hogan

After devouring The Keeper of Lost Things earlier this year, I was really excited to get into Ruth’s second book, The Wisdom of Sally Red Shoes, in the hopes that her writing would be just as fabulous. After finishing the novel, I have mixed feelings about it… Our protagonist Masha is learning to live after…

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Library Haul #1

Welcome to the start of a new series I’m planning on doing. Since moving back home with my parents while I try and finish my MA dissertation (3 weeks and counting!!) and look for jobs in the real world, I’ve promised that I will try and cut back on my book buying, getting new books…

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