I wasn’t sure what to expect from You Deserve Better because from the cover and reading the blurb, I was expecting a self-help type book? And they can either be fine or leaning too far on the toxic positivity side. What You Deserve Better is is a memoir, where Anne-Marie recounts stories from growing up, … Continue reading Book Review. You Deserve Better by Anne-Marie
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Agatha Christie Miss Marple’s Final Cases
I very much enjoyed reading the stories in this collection. I’m sure I have read 1 or 2 of the stories in other collections and there were 2 stories that did not feature Miss Marple. There was a good overall mix of stories featuring fake policemen, creepy dolls, and pin evidence in this collection so … Continue reading Agatha Christie Miss Marple’s Final Cases
Book Review. You Were Married When I Met You by Rebecca Rijsdijk
You Were Married When I Met You is a collection of poetry about one person’s experiences of being ‘The other woman’ which I find is rarely spoken about because of the shame and the vitriol that the other woman is subjected to in popular culture and society. As Rebecca Rijsdijk says in her introduction, ‘‘The … Continue reading Book Review. You Were Married When I Met You by Rebecca Rijsdijk
Book Review: Foster by Claire Keegan
Foster by Claire Keegan is a short fiction novella, set in Ireland, and published by Faber & Faber, in a reissued edition. We've all fallen prey to browsing the books in a library and one of those books catches our eye. I saw the slim spine of Foster, and recognised the logo of the publisher. … Continue reading Book Review: Foster by Claire Keegan
Book Review. The Sittaford Mystery by Agatha Christie.
I like that the blurbs of these books describe the first 2 chapters of the story, and neglect the rest of the plot. I don’t necessarily want to know who did it, but I would still like to know a bit more about what I am about to read. The blurb for The Sittaford Mystery … Continue reading Book Review. The Sittaford Mystery by Agatha Christie.