I bought ‘Sometimes I Lie’ in my last major book haul, when Amazon had a 3 paperbacks for £10 offer on. It was the first of the 9 books purchased in that deal that I bought.
As usual I was fairly apprehensive as I’d never heard of Alice Feeney before and with her debut novel being included in a discount deal, and all the reviews featured on the cover being from other lesser known authors, I worried it’d be a cheap, tacky thriller.
My god was I wrong.
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From the moment I read the prologue I had high hopes for Candlish’s novel. And to extent those expectations were met… although, not quite in the way I imagined.
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This was a gift from my boyfriend this Valentine’s day and I have spent every spare moment I have had since devouring it’s pages.
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This collection of short stories was a Christmas gift from an uncle of mine and because I’m a sucker for order and have to make y way alphabetically through my book collection, it was the first thing I started reading once I’d finished Dan Brown’s Inferno in January.
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With a title like ‘Inferno’ you would expect Dan Brown’s most recent novel to set your world alight once you start reading. The big question is, did it?
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Grow Up was recommended to me before I went to university three years ago, back when my love for the novels of John Green knew no bounds. While Green’s Looking for Alaska and The Fault in Our Stars are stories that stay with me to this day, I was slightly let down when I read Paper Towns in my final year of university, so I worried that perhaps my love for young adult fiction had passed.
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I’m always a little tentative when starting a crime thriller novel by someone whose work I haven’t read before, but when Sharon Bolton’s Like This, Forever has a complimentary quote from my favourite writer, Tess Gerritsen, emblazoned on the front, I assumed I was on safe ground.
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