Book Reviews

Chocolate’n’Orenda Round 2: Changeling by Matt Wesolowski @ConcreteKraken @OrendaBooks

Are you ready for round 2??? Title: Changeling Author: Matt Wesolowski Publisher: Orenda Books Date of publication: Paperback 24 January 2019 Format: physical proof Source: Publisher Number of pages: 271 A missing child A family in denial Six witnesses Six stories Which one is true? On Christmas Eve in 1988, seven-year-old Alfie Marsden vanished in… Continue reading Chocolate’n’Orenda Round 2: Changeling by Matt Wesolowski @ConcreteKraken @OrendaBooks

Book Reviews

Chocolate’n’Orenda Round 1: Beton Rouge by Simone Buchholz @ohneKlippo @OrendaBooks @FwdTranslations

Hello!!!!!!!!!! Can you guess I am bursting with excitement? Why, I hear you ask... Because today, I am launching something exciting! For the duration of this summer, I will be featuring an Orenda Books novel each week! I have been a huge fan of this publisher for years now and I was lucky to learn… Continue reading Chocolate’n’Orenda Round 1: Beton Rouge by Simone Buchholz @ohneKlippo @OrendaBooks @FwdTranslations

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Look Up At The Sky: Call Me Star Girl by Louise Beech @LouiseWriter @orendabooks

Happy Saturday! Welcome to #SaturdOrenda! Yes, I like to come up with weird names to put in my hashtags, bear with me. It was supposed to be #OrendaFriday but Fridays are busy. Moreover, I NEED to tell you all about Louise Beech's latest novel because you NEED to read it! My biggest thanks to Karen… Continue reading Look Up At The Sky: Call Me Star Girl by Louise Beech @LouiseWriter @orendabooks

Book Reviews

Wanted: Deep Dirty Truth by Steph Broadribb @crimethrillgirl @OrendaBooks #TeamLori

I can’t believe I’ve read all three books in the series and never got to review the previous two. Well, it didn’t help that my laptop died with my thoughts on the books in it… So, today’s blog post, in addition to shout my love for Deep Dirty Truth, will also be a formal /… Continue reading Wanted: Deep Dirty Truth by Steph Broadribb @crimethrillgirl @OrendaBooks #TeamLori

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Let The Sound of the Waves Lull You: How To Be Brave by Louise Beech @LouiseWriter @OrendaBooks

Let's start this day and this month with one of the most beautiful novels ever written... Title: How To Be Brave Author: Louise Beech Date of publication: 2015 Publisher: Orenda Books Format: Paperback Number of pages: 320 Rating: 🧚‍♀️🧚‍♀️🧚‍♀️🧚‍♀️🧚‍♀️ All the stories died that morning … until we found the one we’d always known. When… Continue reading Let The Sound of the Waves Lull You: How To Be Brave by Louise Beech @LouiseWriter @OrendaBooks

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Bleach is the New Normal: Good Samaritans by Will Carver @will_carver @OrendaBooks @west_camel

I debated with myself forever about posting my review of Good Samaritans today. But I just can't shut up any longer! A special thank you to Orenda Books for everything. This review is unbiased and reflects my sole opinion. Title: Good Samaritans Author: Will Carver Date of publication:  ebook: 15th Sept / paperback 15 Nov… Continue reading Bleach is the New Normal: Good Samaritans by Will Carver @will_carver @OrendaBooks @west_camel

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I Will Not Recover from This One: #DoNoHarm by L. V. Hay @LucyVHayAuthor #BlogTour @OrendaBooks #RandomThingsTour @annecater

I have been DYING to share my thoughts on this story. If you are on Twitter, you might remember this... Yep, my boss tried - and almost succeeded - to kill me with a book. Weeks later, my mind is still thinking about how our reads shape the way we see things and how Lucy… Continue reading I Will Not Recover from This One: #DoNoHarm by L. V. Hay @LucyVHayAuthor #BlogTour @OrendaBooks #RandomThingsTour @annecater

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What Goes On Under The Sun: Dead of Night by Michael Stanley #HappyPublicationDay @OrendaBooks @detectivekubu

Happy publication day to the wonderful Michael Stanley team!!! Title: Dead of Night Author: Michael Stanley Date of publication:  15th July 2018 Publisher: Orenda Books Format: Uncorrected proof Number of pages: 320 Rating: 🧚‍♀️🧚‍♀️🧚‍♀️🧚‍♀️ When freelance journalist, Crystal Nguyen, heads to South Africa, she thinks she'll be researching an article on rhino-horn smuggling for National… Continue reading What Goes On Under The Sun: Dead of Night by Michael Stanley #HappyPublicationDay @OrendaBooks @detectivekubu

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Bloody Holiday: Palm Beach, Finland by @antti_tuomainen @OrendaBooks #FavoriteBook

I am breaking my own rule. I am reviewing an Orenda Books novel. Why? Because I loved it to pieces. Also, it feels so good to review without a deadline! I just read, wrote, and now I am posting. And it feels right to start the summer holiday on a beach in Finland! Thank you… Continue reading Bloody Holiday: Palm Beach, Finland by @antti_tuomainen @OrendaBooks #FavoriteBook

Life in General

A Frenchie in London Week 1

I was going for a much more original name for this post but then I decided it was awesome enough without the need of a sparkling title xD The word ‘internship’ is frown upon. I know, I have been there. Like millions of people, I had to endure the cliché of being used as a… Continue reading A Frenchie in London Week 1