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November review

I've had a pretty good month bookwise. I've had some awesome 2016 titles dropping through my letterbox which have been a pleasure to read. It's also meant I have loads of review scheduled for the new year for you all. Books Read in November Beautiful Broken Things by Sara Barnard (5 stars) When I was Me by Hilary Freeman (3 stars) Whisper by Chrissie Keighery (4 stars) All Wrapped up by Holly Smale (4 stars) Never Evers by Tom Ellen and Lucy Ivson (4 stars) After the Last Dance by Sarra Manning (5 stars) The Icarus Show by Sally Christie (4 stars) Front Lines by Michael Grant (5 stars) The Square Root of Summer by Harriet Reuter Hapgood (4 stars) Lily and the Christmas Wish by Keris Stainton (5 stars) How not to disappear by Clare Furniss (5 stars) Waiting for Callback by Perdita and Honor Cargill (4 stars) Flora in Love by Natasha Farrant (5 stars) All about Pumpkin by Natasha Farrant (5 stars) Book of the Month I knew How not to Disappear would be good a

Can't wait to read

So I spent a bit of time of Goodreads lately and added loads of 2016 releases to my wishlist. Ended up doubling my wishlist within a couple of hours full of books I am dying to read. Here are a few of them Everyone Brave is Forgiven by Chris Cleave Published May 2016 From the author of the #1 New York Times bestselling Little Bee, a spellbinding novel about three unforgettable individuals thrown together by war, love, and their search for belonging in the ever-changing landscape of WWII London. It’s 1939 and Mary, a young socialite, is determined to shock her blueblood political family by volunteering for the war effort. She is assigned as a teacher to children who were evacuated from London and have been rejected by the countryside because they are infirm, mentally disabled, or—like Mary’s favorite student, Zachary—have colored skin. Tom, an education administrator, is distraught when his best friend, Alastair, enlists. Alastair, an art restorer, has always seemed

When I was me by Hilary Freeman

One girl, two lives. Which is real? When Ella wakes up one Monday morning, she discovers that she is not herself and that her life is not her own. She looks different, her friends are no longer her friends and her existence has been erased from the internet. Even worse, years of her history appear to have been rewritten overnight. And yet, nobody else thinks that anything weird has happened. A tense and dark psychological thriller full of unexpected twists and turns about the random events and decisions that make us who we are. If you can't trust your own memories, then who can you trust? My thoughts   I really enjoyed this book. I wasn't really sure what to and I've been in a weird reading mood of late DNFing books left, right and centre but this managed to keep me hooked right the way through. When I was me is the sorry of Ella who wakes up to find everything in her world is similar to before but slightly different. She spend the book trying to get her he