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A Pho Love Story by Loan Le – eARC Book Review

Blurb from Goodreads All's fair in love, war and noodles . . . If Bao Nguyen had to describe himself, he’d say he was a rock. Steady and strong, but not particularly interesting. His grades are average, his social status unremarkable. He works at his parents’ pho restaurant, and even there, he is his parents’ … Continue reading A Pho Love Story by Loan Le – eARC Book Review

Last Night by Mhairi McFarlane – eARC Book Review

Blurb from Goodreads Eve, Justin, Susie, and Ed have been friends since they were teenagers. Now in their thirties, the four are as close as ever, Thursday night bar trivia is sacred, and Eve is still secretly in love with Ed. Maybe she should have moved on by now, but she can’t stop thinking about … Continue reading Last Night by Mhairi McFarlane – eARC Book Review

I’m Waiting For You by Kim Bo-Young – eARC Book Review

Blurb from Goodreads Two worlds, four stories, infinite possibilities  One of South Korea’s most treasured writers explores the driving forces of humanity—love, hope, creation, destruction, and the very meaning of existence—in two pairs of thematically interconnected stories.In “I’m Waiting for You” and “On My Way,” an engaged couple coordinate their separate missions to distant corners … Continue reading I’m Waiting For You by Kim Bo-Young – eARC Book Review

Project Hail Mary by Andy Weir – eARC Book Review

Blurb from Goodreads Ryland Grace is the sole survivor on a desperate, last-chance mission - and if he fails, humanity and the earth itself will perish.Except that right now, he doesn't know that. He can't even remember his own name, let alone the nature of his assignment or how to complete it.All he knows is … Continue reading Project Hail Mary by Andy Weir – eARC Book Review

The Best Things by Mel Giedroyc – eARC DNF Mini Review

Blurb from Goodreads Warm, funny, life-affirming and true, The Best Things is the joyous debut novel from much-loved comedian, writer, actor and presenter Mel Giedroyc. It's the story of a family who lose everything, only to find themselves, and each other, along the way. Sally and Frank Parker have it all. Then one day, because of Frank, … Continue reading The Best Things by Mel Giedroyc – eARC DNF Mini Review

Beautifully Imperfect, Flawlessly Incomplete by Fiza Meeraj – eARC Book Review

Blurb from Goodreads The poetry in this book is raw and riveting, and does not allow the reader off the metaphorical hook for responsibility to create a better world - not even for a moment. Despite this, or perhaps because of it, the poems themselves ring with a kind of beauty and imagery that is … Continue reading Beautifully Imperfect, Flawlessly Incomplete by Fiza Meeraj – eARC Book Review

Butterflies and Characters by Liz Hsu – eARC Book Review

Blurb from Goodreads Fifteen-year-old Rayanne Ericson has been having strange health problems: swollen hands, aching knees, and a rash across her face that looks like a butterfly. When she visits her dad in Ann Arbor at the end of summer, she’s admitted to the University of Michigan with a diagnosis of lupus, a brand-new word … Continue reading Butterflies and Characters by Liz Hsu – eARC Book Review

The Sister Surprise by Abigail Mann – eARC Book Review

Blurb from Goodreads Journalist Ava takes a DNA test hoping to discover her roots. Instead, she finds out she has a half-sister … whilst on a live stream watched by 100,000 people. Her boss thinks it’s the perfect click-bait story. Ava just wants to go to Moira’s tiny Scottish village and meet her. But when … Continue reading The Sister Surprise by Abigail Mann – eARC Book Review

Helgoland by Carlo Rovelli – eARC Book Review

Blurb from Goodreads The Number One bestselling author of The Order of Time is back with a stunning book about the enigma of quantum physics In June 1925, twenty-three-year-old Werner Heisenberg, suffering from hay fever, retreated to a small, treeless island in the North Sea called Helgoland. It was there that he came up with one of … Continue reading Helgoland by Carlo Rovelli – eARC Book Review

The University Student by Nadia Maran – eARC Book Review

Blurb from Goodreads It’s September and the university halls are buzzing with fresh faces and excitement for the year ahead. Not for Melina Xydakis, new to Scotland, new to the university, and new to the situation of being a child of divorce. For the past three years in Greece, Melina has had to watch her … Continue reading The University Student by Nadia Maran – eARC Book Review