Book Review: The girl she wanted by K. L. Slater

Genre: New adult thriller Plot: I trust my sister Carrie with my daughter’s life. But then she’s accused of a terrible crime. Carrie lives under our roof, she pushes my daughter on the swings, she takes her out for ice cream. You might ask, why do I let her? Why would I risk my darling … Continue reading Book Review: The girl she wanted by K. L. Slater

Book Review: The Henna Wars by Adiba Jaigirdar

Genre: Teen/YA Rating: 5/5 Plot: Nishat and Flávia are rivals at school, but Nishat can't help the secret crush burning in her heart - even though her parents disapprove of the fact she likes girls. Can she possibly find her happy ever after? A gorgeous, heart-warming, queer YA love story for fans of Becky Albertalli. … Continue reading Book Review: The Henna Wars by Adiba Jaigirdar

Book Review: Hijab And Red Lipstick by Yousra Imran

Genre: Adult Fiction Rating: 5/5 Plot: You cannot do anything in this country without my permission.” Being a teenager isn't easy. And it doesn't help when you have a mega strict Egyptian dad who tells you that everything is "haram" a.k.a. forbidden. All Sara wants to do is experiment with makeup, listen to the latest … Continue reading Book Review: Hijab And Red Lipstick by Yousra Imran

Book Review: Keep Your Friends close by Janelle Harris

Genre: Domestic Fiction Rating: 4/5 Plot: Darcy Hogan’s perfect life is all over social media. She’s beautiful, she’s successful, and she and her childhood sweetheart are about to become parents for the first time. But behind all the followers and the superficial likes lurks a darker truth… In reality, Darcy feels isolated and afraid. Her … Continue reading Book Review: Keep Your Friends close by Janelle Harris

Book Review: The Forgotten orphan by Glynis Peters

Genre Historical fiction Rating: 5/5 Plot: From the internationally bestselling author of The Secret Orphan. A world at warA secret from her pastA chance to be together… A moving and compelling historical novel about love, second chances and resilience in the darkest of timesSouthampton 1940 Abandoned when she was tiny, Maisie Reynolds was separated from … Continue reading Book Review: The Forgotten orphan by Glynis Peters

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

Book Review: The lost children by Shirley Dickinson

Genre: Historical fiction Rating: 5/5 Plot: England, 1943: Home is no longer safe for eight-year-old twins Molly and Jacob. Night after night wailing bombs and screeching planes skim the rooftops overhead. They cradle each other, shivering in terror, not knowing if they will live to see dawn. Their mother, Martha, has no choice but to … Continue reading Book Review: The lost children by Shirley Dickinson