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Tag: 2 stars

Science Fiction

Across the Void

Disclosure: I received a copy of this book free of charge for review purposes only. Receipt of a book does not guarantee a review or endorsement. My reviews are my honest opinion and are not biased for the purpose of personal gain. Commander May Knox…

Horror, Young Adult

Sawkill Girls

On the island of Sawkill, it’s not that unusual for girls to go missing, especially the pretty ones. You are a small girl. You are mighty. You are fragile. You can move mountains. You are breakable. You will never break. I wanted an atmospheric listen…

Horror

The Hunger

In 1846 a group of American pioneers set out towards a new life in California. They were to be known as the Donner party, and beset by problems, just over half of them made it. Based on this true story, The Hunger adds a supernatural…

General Fiction, Literary

Sal

13-year-old Sal has been planning their escape for a year. Sexually abused by her mother’s boyfriend, she needs to stop the same happening to her younger sister Peppa. After taking care of Robert, Sal and Peppa go on the run, living in the Galloway Forest,…

Historical Fiction

The Last Hours

Unlike many people who will be picking up this book, I’ve not read any of Minette Walters’ thrillers, although I may have seen adaptations on the telly. Neither am I a fan of historical fiction of this period but I was drawn to The Last…

Young Adult

S.T.A.G.S

I was expecting S.T.A.G.S to be a dark boarding school tale with a hint of horror and was thoroughly looking forward to reading it. Greer has received a scholarship to attend the prestigious school whilst her single father is working abroad. She’s from Manchester and…