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Month: June 2012

Books In


AKA Showcase Sunday I seem to have bought myself quite a few books this week. Oops! For Review: Time Warped by Claudia Hammond (Canongate) The Uninvited by Liz Jensen (Bloomsbury) Bought: The Beautiful Indifference by Sarah Hall Someone I Loved by Anna Gavalda The World…

Q+A, Young Adult

Saving June Blog Tour

Review and author interview: Harper’s world is turned upside down when her older sister, June commits suicide. She was always the popular, pretty one, with her old life ahead of her. Harper is just normal. To top it off, her parents recently divorced and her…


Paris in July

Those of you who were following me last year may remember the blog went all French in July. Well I’ll be at it again for Paris in July 2012! Rest assured, I won’t be blogging in French (I only know a few words) but I’ll…

General Fiction, Thriller

Origins of Love

Simran is a social worker in Delhi, reluctantly helping a hospital supplying surrogate mothers to foreigners. When Amelia is born HIV positive and left without parents, Simran is determined to find someone to take care of the vulnerable baby and get to the bottom of…

Young Adult

The Goddess Hunt

The Goddess Hunt is an ebook only novella set between The Goddess Test and Goddess Interrupted. If you haven’t read the first book in the series, this review may contain spoilers. Kate is off on her summer “holiday” with James, exploring the Greek islands that…

Books In


AKA Showcase Sunday Some interesting sounding surprise arrivals this week as well as my Olympic tickets (but really, I am so over the whole Olympic thing already and they haven’t started yet). Also I had a NetGalley request from around 6 months ago suddenly be…

Crime Fiction, Translation

The Black Path

It is spring in northern Sweden, when a body is found hidden in a fishing ark, on the frozen lake of Torneträsk. She’s dressed for running, not for fishing in icy conditions, yet she’s wearing make-up. Whilst inspectors Mella and Stålnacke think it’s probably another…