Genre: Contemporary

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Apr 13
More Than We Can Tell by Brigid Kemmerer

More Than We Can Tell by Brigid Kemmerer

Reviews 0 ★★★★★

More Than We Tell is set in the same universe as Letters to the Lost and follows Rev, one of the secondary characters from that novel. While it's not strictly necessary for a reader to read Letters before diving into More Than We Tell, this novel does contain spoilers for the other. Rev was one of my very favourite characters in Letters so I was excited to learn he had his own book. Predictably, I took the very next opportunity to visit a bookstore. One of the first things I noticed was that the way Declan sees Rev is very...

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Apr 06
Letters to the Lost by Brigid Kemmerer

Letters to the Lost by Brigid Kemmerer

Reviews 0 ★★★★★

My favourite kind of book is one where I don’t have to like the characters to find them compelling. Or, to put it another way, I admire authors who write protagonists I dislike but still want to read about, even at 2 in the morning. Such is Letters to the…

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Jan 22
To the Sea by Christine Dibley

To the Sea by Christine Dibley

Reviews 0 ★★★★

A gorgeous contemporary novel set in Tasmania, To the Sea was the perfect holiday read for me. Told in multiple points of view over the days between Christmas and New Year’s Eve, it conveys a beautiful story spanning generations.

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Jan 18
The Next Together by Lauren James

The Next Together by Lauren James

Reviews 1 ★★★★

I’m a sucker for reincarnation stories, so I’ve been looking forward to reading this since I heard about it. I loved The Next Together – the concept is amazing and the execution is brilliant! I loved every moment of my time with all the different versions of Katherine and Matthew. The Next Together transcends the traditional boundaries of genre to give readers a unique story.

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Mar 12
Girl Online by Zoe Sugg

Girl Online by Zoe Sugg

Reviews 0 ★★½

Girl Online is a light and fluffy story about a teen girl with an anonymous online blog. I was attracted to it because I ALSO HAVE A BLOG, and I thought there’d be all these amazing moments of connection with Penny. However, Girl Online has a very slow and shaky beginning, and although it does improve eventually, it’s not really the kind of book that I enjoy.

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