Review: Nina Is Not OK by Shappi Khorsandi.

nina-is-not-okI know it’s just over two months into the year, but at this point Nina Is Not OK* is currently my favourite out of the ten I have read so far in 2017 at the time of writing this review.

Shappi Khorsandi may be a familiar name to you because she is a comedian. When I requested this book from NetGalley, and even when I picked it up to read, I hadn’t actually realised that I knew who this woman was. Khorsandi is a comedian I have seen on TV and enjoyed, but I hadn’t actually known her name until now.

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Review: Finding Audrey by Sophie Kinsella.

Finding Audrey“The thing about brains, which you might not know, is they’re not just one ball of jelly. They’re all divided into bits, and some bits are great and some are just a waste of space. In my humble opinion.”

Finding Audrey is my first Sophie Kinsella book and it has definitely left me keen to read more of her work. In this book our main character, Audrey, suffers from anxiety. Following a traumatic experience, Audrey is left unable to leave the house and finds it difficult to remove her dark glasses even at home. When her brother invites Linus round, they start exchanging notes and with his help Audrey has a new found courage to leave the house, to talk to people and to heal.

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May Book Haul.

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You may recall me saying that I was going on a book buying ban for the month of May… Clearly, that hasn’t worked out. In my defence I actually only paid for one of these book myself and that’s because it was the third book in the series and therefore I coudn’t go on without it. The rest on the other hand were either bought for me or paid for using a gift card, so that isn’t too bad. Then again, the reason for my book buying ban wasn’t so I could save money, but to clear my TBR a bit… Oops.

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Review: Beside Myself by Ann Morgan.

“What you put out there and what people take away are two totally separate things. People’s minds process things in diverse ways. Everyone lives in different worlds, which is sort of sad but also has potential if you can work out how to turn it to your advantage.” – Ann Morgan.

beside myselfI received a digital copy of this book through NetGalley in exchange for my honest opinion.

Beside Myself is the story of Helen who has a twin sister, Ellie. One day, they decide to swap identities in order to play a trick, but then Ellie refuses to swap back and return to their normal selves.

Helen is now stuck as Ellie, she loses her clothes, her friends and even the favour of their mother and she can’t make things right because no one believes her.

Skip twenty-five years and Helen is still identified as Ellie, but when she receives a phone call for the first time in years, will she be able to finally make her family see the truth?

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Fall Out Boy.

“Am I more than you bargained for yet?
I’ve been dying to tell you anything you want to hear
Cause that’s just who I am this week” – Fall Out Boy.

FOB8If you follow me on Twitter you will know that I went to see Fall Out Boy on Tuesday. If you don’t, then it’s never too late to do so as I find that it’s a very useful way to keep you updated on blog things and related content.

For anyone unaware of Fall Out Boy, they are an American rock band formed in 2001 and consisting of four members: Patrick Stump, Pete Wentz, Joe Trohman and Andy Hurley.

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