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The Secret She Kept by J.S Ellis

The Secret She Kept possesses a compelling sense of urgency that from the very beginning kept my focus invested in the story throughout and also added an alluring layer of mystery.

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Booktube Review! VOX by Christina Dalcher

·٠•●♥ Hey Bookworms!♥●•٠·˙ I hope you’re enjoying whatever you’re reading this weekend. Feel free to share also, I could always use more recommendations. 😉 I recently posted my latest Booktube Review on VOX by Christina Dalcher, my current Book Of The Month! See below to view it and also if you’re feeling especially charitable today, then please subscribe to my […]

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Vote For My Next Classic Read Of The Month!

Hey Bookworms, Every month I’ll be reading a classic to add to my collection of reviews. Please help me choose which one I should read next by taking the survey below! And before you go, tell me in the comments: What was the last classic book you read and what did you think? Thank you in anticipation of your votes […]

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New Book Review: People In The Trees by Hanya Yanagihara

People In The Trees is the 2013 debut by American novelist Hanya Yanagihara. It is a retrospective account detailing the life story of esteemed scientist Abraham Norton Perina and the events that led to his eventual arrest. The story has a fantastic premise that is both original and unique and discusses very universally relevant themes; that of man’s obssession with eternal youth and the […]

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New Book Review: Norwegian Wood by Haruki Murakami

Murakami writes with such poetry and enticing perversity in this tonally sombre book, published in 1987 by Kodansha. Toru Watanabe, the protagonist, hears the song Norwegian Wood by the Beatles aboard a flight and is instantly transported back to his disillusioned youth after his best friend, Kizuki committed suicide leaving Toru and Kizuki’s girlfriend, Naoko mutually bereaved, the grief of […]

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LOCHANREADS CHARITY READATHON

Hi Friends, I hope you had a fantastic week! I for one am so happy that it’s finally Friday especially since I’m off all weekend. 🎉 Now without much further ado, I’m really excited (and then some given the novelty of the situation), to host my first ever Charity Readathon! Throughout the month of October, I will be reading as many […]

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A Thousand Splendid Suns by Khaled Hosseini

Author of critically acclaimed debut The Kite Runner brings us this heart-wrenching gem; A Thousand Splendid Suns published originally in 2007 by Bloomsbury Publishing. Set in Afghanistan and spanning a period of almost thirty years during the time of Soviet occupation up until Taliban rule, this tragic tale recounts the deeply moving lives of Mariam and Laila. The Mother-daughter dynamic […]

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New Book Review: Men Without Women By Haruki Murakami

Men without women was written by Japanese best- selling author Haruki Murakami and originally published in 2014 by Bugeishunjuu Ltd. It is a collection of stories centred around relationships as told from various male perspectives. It develops the themes of loneliness and heartbreak with particular emphasis on male vulnerabilities thereby challenging the standard consensus of brutish virility… My experiences with men, […]