Straight Expectations by Peggy Cryden reviewed

Title: Straight Expectations Author: Peggy Cryden LMFT, Peggy Cryden, Genre: Non fiction Publisher: Jessica Kingsley Publishers Release Date: May 18, 2017 Format: ebook Pages: 184 Source: NetGalley A memoir of a mother’s experience of raising both a gay son and a gay, transgender son that acknowledges her own upbringing in an adopted family. Through the …

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Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine by Gail Honeyman

Title: Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine Author: Gail Honeyman Genre: Fiction Publisher: HarperCollins Release Date: May 18, 2017 Format: ebook Pages: 400 Source: NetGalley Eleanor Oliphant has learned how to survive – but not how to live Eleanor Oliphant leads a simple life. She wears the same clothes to work every day, eats the same …

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Skullsworn by Brian Staveley reviewed

Title: Skullsworn Author: Brian Staveley Genre: Fantasy Publisher: Pan Macmillan Release Date: April 20, 2017 Format: ebook Pages: 304 Source: NetGalley For one apprentice assassin, the clock is ticking . . . Pyrre Lakatur doesn’t like the description skullsworn. It doesn’t capture the beauty of her devotion to Ananshael, God of Death. She is not …

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The Fortunate Brother by Donna Morrissey reviewed

Title: The Fortunate Brother Author: Donna Morrissey Genre: Fiction Publisher: Canongate Books Release Date: April 20, 2017 Format: ebook Pages: 272 Source: NetGalley A powerful tale of a family reeling from the tragic loss of a son, while facing a mysterious murder on their doorstep–told by one of Canada’s most beloved voices. After being uprooted …

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The Twelve Lives of Samuel Hawley by Hannah Tinti reviewed

Title: The Twelve Bullets of Samuel Hawley Author: Hannah Tinti Genre: Fiction Publisher: Tinder Press Release Date: April 6, 2017 Format: ebook Pages: 400 Source: NetGalley Bursting with imaginative exuberance, THE TWELVE LIVES OF SAMUEL HAWLEY by Hannah Tinti has been described as ‘One part Quentin Tarantino, one part Scheherazade’ (Ann Patchett) and will appeal …

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The Raqqa Diaries by Samer reviewed

Title: The Raqqa Diaries Author: Mohammed, Sameera, Genre: Non fiction Publisher: Hutchinson Release Date: March 9, 2017 Format: ebook Pages: 108 Source: NetGalley The Raqqa Diaries began as a series of short broadcasts on Radio 4’s Today Programme. Now one of the most isolated and fear ridden cities on earth, no-one is allowed to speak …

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