Book review | The vets at Hope Green by Sheila Norton

Synopsis Sam has always dreamed of working with animals… But her receptionist job in a London vets is not hitting the spot. Unsure whether a busy city life is for her, she flees to her Nana Peggy’s idyllic country village. But despite the rolling hills and its charming feel, life in Hope Green is far from […]

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Book review | The Tattooist of Auschwitz by Heather Morris

Synopsis  The Tattooist of Auschwitz is based on the true story of Lale and Gita Sokolov, two Slovakian Jews who survived Auschwitz and eventually made their home in Australia. In that terrible place, Lale was given the job of tattooing the prisoners marked for survival—literally scratching numbers into his fellow victims’ arms in indelible ink to […]

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Book review | This is going to hurt – Adam Kay

  Rating 5/5  Synopsis Welcome to the life of a junior doctor: 97-hour weeks, life and death decisions, a constant tsunami of bodily fluids, and the hospital parking meter earns more than you. Scribbled in secret after endless days, sleepless nights and missed weekends, Adam Kay’s This is Going to Hurt provides a no-holds-barred account of his […]

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Book review|Your Turn To Die – Sue Wallman

  Rating 4/5 stars Every winter, three families gather in an old house in the country to celebrate the New Year. This year, 15-year-old Leah and the other two teens discover that the house has a dark past: a deathbed confession led the police to the buried body of a teenage girl earlier in the […]

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Book review – Deep Freeze by John Sandford

(May contain spoilers) Rating 3/5  Synopsis (This is different to the blurb on the back of my book?) Virgil knows the town of Trippton, Minnesota, a little too well. A few years back, he investigated the corrupt—and as it turned out, homicidal—local school board, and now the town’s back in view with more alarming news: […]

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