Now we are dead by stuart macbride reviewed by @gemlovesbooks

Now we are dead by stuart macbride    I’m a huge fan of the Logan McRea books, and having this one focus on the recently demoted Roberta Steel was brilliant as she is one of my faves characters in Crime Fiction.  Steel and Tufty are after a very nasty man who’s doing unspeakable things outside…

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The one memory of Flora banks by Emily Barr @gemlovesbooks

The one memory of Flora banks by Emily Barr   This is an incredibly original and imaginative book, which focuses on Flora who has suffered from amnesia since she was 11.  For six years memories have simply not been stored in her brain, meaning anything that happened today, a week ago or anytime after she…

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The light jar by Lisa Thompson reviewed by @gemlovesbooks

The light jar by Lisa Thompson   I absolutely adored this book!    The story itself starts of in dramatic fashion with Nate & his mum having to leave their home to escape the clutches of his mums awful boyfriend, Gary. Gary sounds like a very nasty person, controlling, manipulative & intent on having things…

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The truth and lies of Ella black by Emily Barr

The truth and lies of Ella black by Emily Barr   Thank you to Penguin Platform for sending me a copy of this book. I wasn’t sure what to expect from this book as the bulb on the back makes it clear that Ella has a darkness in her which she call Bad Ella, or…

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Michael’s Spear by Hilton Pashley @gemlovesbooks

Michael’s Spear by Hilton Pashley The publishers very kindly sent me a copy of this book to review & I’m so glad they did! I haven’t read the other two books in the trilogy, however it’s cleverly written in a way that means new readers can jump straight in to the action of Book three,…

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Semi definitive list of worst nightmares by Krystal Sutherland @gemlovesbooks

Semi definitive list of worst nightmares by Krystal Sutherland   I won a copy of this (signed, argh!!) from Hot Key & I’m soooo glad I did! Holy heck, I can’t express how much I absolutely loved this book! Esther, Euguene, Heph & Jonah are the main characters and this incredibly unique & important book…

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It Only Happens in the Movies by Holly Bourne Reviewed by @gemlvesbooks

Han’s Review I started reading this at 11.30pm and read all the way through until I’d finished it at 4am… There was so much I loved about this book I don’t know where to start! I’d put post-its on all the pages with quotes or scenes or that I wanted to remember and honestly I…

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There’s Someone Inside Your House by Stephanie Perkins Reviewed by @gemlovesbooks

This is such a fun, gross-out, slasher-flick type read that I couldn’t put it down and read it in one go. This is the perfect book for anyone who loves films such as Scream, I Know What You Did Last Summer and Urban Legend etc. or for fans of YA authors like Dawn Kurtagich, C…

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Murder at the Mill by M.B.Shaw Reviewed by @gemlovesbooks

Fans of Cosy Crime will love this intricately plotted novel. It aptly portrays not knowing what goes on behind closed doors, or indeed, how well you can ever know a person as secrets, lies & scandals all come to the surface following the murder of one of the main characters. There were lots of red…

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monster by Michael Grant @gemlovesbooks

Well, this is a truly outstanding book. It’s exciting, pacey and mixes the real world with the absolutely incredible and fantastical. It would be perfect for fans of DC/Marvel, or Brandon Sanderson and Stephen King. Although it’s set after the events of the Gone series, it can be read as a newcomer to MG as…

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