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Book Review: A Home for Unloved Children (The Orphans of Hope House Book 1) by Rachel Wesson

Genre: Historical Fiction Rating: 5/5 Plot: Virginia, 1933: Her heart broke as she took in the scene before her. There were too many orphans and not enough beds. The rags they wore barely covered them and they hadn’t eaten in days. How could anyone let innocent children live like this? She picked up a tiny… Continue reading Book Review: A Home for Unloved Children (The Orphans of Hope House Book 1) by Rachel Wesson

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Book Review: The Selection by Kiera Cass

Genre: YA/ Fantasy Rating: 5/5  Plot: Thirty-five beautiful girls. Thirty-five beautiful rivals… It's the chance of a lifetime, and 17-year-old America Singer should feel lucky. She has been chosen for The Selection, a reality TV lottery in which the special few compete for gorgeous Prince Maxon's love. Swept up in a world of elaborate gowns,… Continue reading Book Review: The Selection by Kiera Cass

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Book Review: The Orphans Gift by Renita D Silva

Genre: Historical Fiction Rating: 5/5 Plot: She allows herself to kiss her perfect child just once. She wraps the baby in her last gift: a hand-knitted cardigan, embroidered with a water lily pattern. 'You're better off without me,' she whispers and although every step breaks her heart, she walks away. 1910, India. Young and curious Alice,… Continue reading Book Review: The Orphans Gift by Renita D Silva

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Book Review: The Stationery shop by Marjan Kamali

Rating: 5/5 Genre: Historical Romance Plot: 1953, Tehran. In a small shop in a country on the brink of unrest, two people meet for the very first time. Roya loves nothing better than to while away the hours in the stationery shop run by Mr Fakhri. The store, stocked with fountain pens, shiny ink bottles, and… Continue reading Book Review: The Stationery shop by Marjan Kamali

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Book review: Moral compass by Danielle Steel

Dear readers, I have decided to provide you with more in-depth reviews of the books that I’m reading, I’ll be using this template which you are more than welcome to copy and paste and use your cells whether it be on a blog or for academic assignment. My answers are in bold SUMMARY Narration• Who… Continue reading Book review: Moral compass by Danielle Steel

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Happy international women’s day – My female role model

Taken last year when I was part of the BCBC para dance team Happy international women’s day! Here’s my main female role models. My mum - This women is incredible - five years ago she took two years off of work to care for me 24/7 when I had two slipped discs and major depression.… Continue reading Happy international women’s day – My female role model

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Book review: Girls of Riyad by Rajaa Alsanea

Genre; Fiction/Feminism Rating: 5/5 Plot: Saudi Arabia - where marriages are arranged and there are no cinemas or parties to go to, where social life consists of trying to keep girls and boys apart rather than put them together. But as Rajaa Alsanea reveals in this absorbing novel, that's not the whole story: determination, mobile… Continue reading Book review: Girls of Riyad by Rajaa Alsanea