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The Girl from Rawblood by Catriona Ward

★★★★☆ Ghosts! Ghosts! Ghosts! I love the supernatural, the haunted, the creepy. My favourite films to watch on a rainy day are horror films about the things that go bump in the night. I love playing with the Ouija board, and even though I’m a complete skeptic I won’t allow it in my own house. […]

The Accusation by Bandi

★★★★☆ How can you not be intrigued, enamoured, fascinated, by a book to come out one of the most mysterious and closed countries in the world? Especially a book by an author who is claimed to still reside there, to be working in a public position in a good standing? Bandi is a pseudonym for […]

The Hundred Lies of Lizzie Lovett by Chelsea Sedoti

★★★☆☆ I’d always hated Lizzie, and her vanishing didn’t change that. Lizzie Lovett is missing and Hawthorn Creely needs to know what happened. Hawthorn doesn’t even really like Lizzie, but that’s exactly the point – how could a girl so beautiful, so popular, so happy, just disappear? The girls went to high school together, but […]

A Mountain of Crumbs by Elena Gorokhova

A Review by Nat I picked up A Mountain of Crumbs by Elena Gorokhova by chance while browsing in-store at Indigo. Not often does one find contemporary books about Russia, written by a Russian and – interestingly enough – originally written in English. The story itself sounded compelling: a woman growing up during the Soviet […]