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Fellside by M. R. Carey | 1 Minute Reviews

M. R. Carey is one of those authors that I’m always on the lookout for. He writes such brilliant characters in impressive high concept novels and comic book series (under Mike Carey). My first introduction to him was the fantastic Girl With All the Gifts, a heart tugging thrilling zombie adventure that was recently adapted… Continue reading Fellside by M. R. Carey | 1 Minute Reviews

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False Hearts by Laura Lam | 1 Minute Reviews

When I opened the draft of this post expecting some past wisdom, I found “Cults! Cyber-punks! Drugs”. To be honest with you, I probably don’t need to say much more, except that I think Laura Lam is my new favourite author There I said it. I had a sneaking suspicion once I started the sequel… Continue reading False Hearts by Laura Lam | 1 Minute Reviews

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Then She Was Gone by Lisa Jewell | 1 Minute Reviews

Help, I’ve still not recovered from reading this dark little book. Ellie Mack disappears one day after going to the library, never to be found. Ten years later, her mother Laurel is struggling to find closure on Ellie’s disappearance, even though the police chalk it up to her being a runaway. A chance meeting with… Continue reading Then She Was Gone by Lisa Jewell | 1 Minute Reviews

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See What I Have Done by Sarah Schmidt | 1 Minute Reviews

Well, holy shit guys. I’ve known about the Lizzie Borden case for some time, though I’m not entirely sure why. I suspect either a cultural reference in a Nickelodeon show – Hey Arnold perhaps – or the library. Either way, finding someone famous with the same name as me who wasn’t also a Queen was… Continue reading See What I Have Done by Sarah Schmidt | 1 Minute Reviews

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Defender by G. X. Todd | 1 Minute Reviews

I know life is quite depressing and en route to dystopia as it is, but sit down a second. I need to talk to you about a really great book. Defender, the first of a new series of novels by debut writer G. X. Todd, takes a spin on apocalypse genre by changing up pandemic… Continue reading Defender by G. X. Todd | 1 Minute Reviews