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The One Plus One – Jojo Moyes

Blurb:One single mumWith two jobs and two children, Jess Thomas does her best day after day. But it's hard on your own. And sometimes you take risks you shouldn't. Because you have to . . .One chaotic familyJess's gifted, quirky daughter Tanzie is brilliant with numbers, but without a helping hand she'll never get the… Continue reading The One Plus One – Jojo Moyes

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The Invisible Life of Addie LaRue – V.E. Schwab

***Spoiler Alert*** Blurb:A Life No One Will Remember. A Story You Will Never Forget.France, 1714: in a moment of desperation, a young woman makes a Faustian bargain to live forever and is cursed to be forgotten by everyone she meets.Thus begins the extraordinary life of Addie LaRue, and a dazzling adventure that will play out… Continue reading The Invisible Life of Addie LaRue – V.E. Schwab

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The Great Gatsby – F. Scott Fitzgerald

Blurb:Young, handsome and fabulously rich, Jay Gatsby is the bright star of the Jazz Age, but as writer Nick Carraway is drawn into the decadent orbit of his Long Island mansion, where the party never seems to end, he finds himself faced by the mystery of Gatsby's origins and desires. Beneath the shimmering surface of… Continue reading The Great Gatsby – F. Scott Fitzgerald

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Beach Read – Emily Henry

Blurb:He doesn't believe in happy endings.She's lost her faith that they exist.But could they find one together?January is a hopeless romantic who likes narrating her life as if she's the heroine in a blockbuster movie.Augustus is a serious literary type who thinks true love is a fairy-tale.January and Augustus are not going to get on.But… Continue reading Beach Read – Emily Henry

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The City of Brass – S.A. Chakraborty

Blurb:Nahri has never believed in magic. Certainly, she has power; on the streets of 18th century Cairo, she’s a con woman of unsurpassed talent. But she knows better than anyone that the trade she uses to get by—palm readings, zars, healings—are all tricks, sleights of hand, learned skills; a means to the delightful end of… Continue reading The City of Brass – S.A. Chakraborty

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The Book Thief – Markus Zusak

Blurb:This novel is narrated in the all-knowing, matter-of-fact voice of Death, who witnesses the story of the citizens of Molching.When nine-year-old Liesel arrives outside the boxlike house of her new foster parents at 33 Himmel Street, she refuses to get out of the car. Liesel has been separated from her parents, "Kommunists", forever, and at… Continue reading The Book Thief – Markus Zusak

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The Best We Could Do – Thi Bui

First read of 2021! Blurb:This beautifully illustrated and emotional story is an evocative memoir about the search for a better future and a longing for the past. Exploring the anguish of immigration and the lasting effects that displacement has on a child and her family, Bui documents the story of her family’s daring escape after… Continue reading The Best We Could Do – Thi Bui

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Ketchup Clouds – Annabel Pitcher – Bookrush 6

Blurb:Fifteen-year-old Zoe has a secret - a dark and terrible secret that she can't confess to anyone she knows. But then one day she hears of a criminal, Stuart Harris, locked up on death row in Texas. Like Zoe, Stuart is no stranger to secrets. Or lies. Or murder. Full of both heartache and humour,… Continue reading Ketchup Clouds – Annabel Pitcher – Bookrush 6

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Purple Hibiscus – Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

Blurb: The limits of fifteen-year-old Kambili’s world are defined by the high walls of her family estate and the dictates of her fanatically religious father. Her life is regulated by schedules: prayer, sleep, study, prayer. When Nigeria is shaken by a military coup, Kambili’s father, involved mysteriously in the political crisis, sends her to live… Continue reading Purple Hibiscus – Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

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#20BooksofSummer Reading Challenge

Ok, so I found out about 746 Books' 20 books of summer challenge and I so want to be apart of it. I have decided to go for the option of 10 books this summer and fingers crossed I will succeed! This challege runs from the 3rd of June until the 3rd of September! I… Continue reading #20BooksofSummer Reading Challenge