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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I Found You by Lisa Jewell reveiwed

Title: I Found You Author: Lisa Jewell Genre: Fiction Publisher: Random House UK, Cornerstone Release Date: April 20, 2017 Format: ebook Pages: 512 Source: NetGalley ‘How long have you been sitting out here?’ ‘I got here yesterday.’ ‘Where did you come from?’ ‘I have no idea.’ East Yorkshire: Single mum Alice Lake finds a man …

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Shtum by Jem Lester reviewed

Title: Shtum Author: Jem Lester Genre: Fiction Publisher: Orion Release Date: January 26, 2017 Format: ebook Pages: 320 Source: NetGalley Ben Jewell has hit breaking point. His ten-year-old son, Jonah, has never spoken, so when Ben and Jonah are forced to move in with Ben’s elderly father, three generations of men – one who can’t …

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The Language of Dying by Sarah Pinborough reviewed

Title: The Language of Dying Author: Sarah Pinborough Genre: Fiction Publisher: Quercus Books Release Date: 01 December, 2016 Format: ebook Pages: 88 Source: NetGalley A woman sits beside her father’s bedside as the night ticks away the final hours of his life. As she watches over her father, she relives the past week and the …

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Dying, A Memoir by Cory Taylor reviewed

Title: Dying, A Memoir Author: Cory Taylor Genre: Non fiction Publisher: Canongate Books Release Date: 03 November, 2016 Format: ebook Pages: 160 Source: NetGalley Read  Cory Taylor is one of Australia’s celebrated novelists, the author of the brilliant Me and Mr Booker (winner of the Commonwealth Writers Prize, Pacific region), and My Beautiful Enemy (shortlisted …

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Under a Pole Star by Stef Penney reviewed

Title: Under a Pole Star Author: Stef Penney Genre: Historical fiction Publisher: Quercus Books Release Date: November 3, 2016 Format: ebook Pages: 576 Source: NetGalley Flora Mackie was twelve when she first crossed the Arctic Circle on her father’s whaling ship. Now she is returning to the frozen seas as the head of her own …

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