Book Review: The Flatshare by Beth O’Leary

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the flatshare by beth o'leary book coverThe Flatshare was one of the most hyped up books in romance of the last year – everyone from bloggers to booktubers to casual readers, it seems like every who has picked this book has loved it – and that kind of reputation around a book tends to make me hesitant to read it. Fortunately, when I set my hesitations aside (and sat down to read it) I was blown away – The Flatshare was a truly unique story with genuinely quirky characters and deft handling of serious topics like gaslighting and emotionally abusive relationships.

Tiffy and Leon share a flat
Tiffy and Leon share a bed
Tiffy and Leon have never met…

Tiffy Moore needs a cheap flat, and fast. Leon Twomey works nights and needs cash. Their friends think they’re crazy, but it’s the perfect solution: Leon occupies the one-bed flat while Tiffy’s at work in the day, and she has the run of the place the rest of the time.

But with obsessive ex-boyfriends, demanding clients at work, wrongly imprisoned brothers and, of course, the fact that they still haven’t met yet, they’re about to discover that if you want the perfect home you need to throw the rulebook out the window…

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My Sister the Serial Killer by Oyinkan Braithwaite

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My Sister the Serial Killer by Oyinkan BraithwaiteMy Sister the Serial Killer by Oyinkan Braithwaite has been on my radar since its release – the title alone was enough to draw my attention. The concept sounded like a quirky thriller – I mean, how many books have you read that are about a character who reluctantly helps her sister get away with murder? Since this is such a short book, I’m going to keep my review short.

Korede is bitter. How could she not be? Her sister, Ayoola, is many things: the favorite child, the beautiful one, possibly sociopathic. And now Ayoola’s third boyfriend in a row is dead. Korede’s practicality is the sisters’ saving grace. She knows the best solutions for cleaning blood, the trunk of her car is big enough for a body, and she keeps Ayoola from posting pictures of her dinner to Instagram when she should be mourning her “missing” boyfriend. Not that she gets any credit.
A kind, handsome doctor at the hospital where Korede works, is the bright spot in her life. She dreams of the day when he will realize they’re perfect for each other. But one day Ayoola shows up to the hospital uninvited and he takes notice. When he asks Korede for Ayoola’s phone number, she must reckon with what her sister has become and what she will do about it.

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Supernova by Marissa Meyer

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Book cover of Supernova by Marissa Meyer

Archenemies left the saga of the Renegades on a pretty big cliffhanger: Nova stole a precious artifact from the Renegades and was waiting for her cover to be blown. That ending was a pretty massive set up and demanded that Supernova end the series with a real bang. Luckily, Marissa Meyer delivered and then some – Supernova is a phenomenal ending to a great series. It packs the breakneck action, emotional moments, and the answers to all the loose ends that fans of the series hoped for.

All’s fair in love and anarchy…

The epic conclusion to Marissa Meyer’s thrilling Renegades Trilogy finds Nova and Adrian fighting to keep their identities secret. While the battle rages on between their alter egos and their allies, there is a darker threat shrouding Gatlon City.

The Renegades’ worst enemy is back among them, threatening to reclaim Gatlon City. Nova and Adrian must brave lies and betrayal to protect those they love. Their greatest fears are about to come to life, and unless they can bridge the divide between heroes and villains, they stand to lose everything. Including each other.

Intrigue and action will leave readers on edge until the final, shocking secrets are revealed.

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Book Review: A Wicked Magic by Sasha Laurens

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Hello and welcome to my stop on the A Wicked Magic blog tour! My stop is a review stop – but be sure to check out the other excellent posts for the rest of the tour here: TBR & Beyond Tours. Without further adieu, my tour stop:

Summary:

The Chilling Adventures of Sabrina meets The Craft when modern witches must save teens stolen by an ancient demon in this YA fantasy-thriller debut.

Dan and Liss are witches. The Black Book granted them that power. Harnessing that power feels good, especially when everything in their lives makes them feel powerless.

During a spell gone wrong, Liss’s boyfriend is snatched away by an evil entity and presumed dead. Dan and Liss’s friendship dies that night, too. How can they practice magic after the darkness that they conjured?

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