The Flat Share

Title: The Flat Share
Author: Beth O’Leary
Release Date: April 10th 2019
Pages: 394
Genre: Fiction, Romance
Format: Paperback

*talk of emotional and psychological abuse

Synopsis
Tiffy Moore and Leon Twomey each have a problem and need a quick fix.

Tiffy’s been dumped by her cheating boyfriend and urgently needs a new flat. But earning minimum wage at a quirky publishing house means that her choices are limited in London.

Leon, a palliative care nurse, is more concerned with other people’s welfare than his own. Along with working night shifts looking after the terminally ill, his sole focus is on raising money to fight his brother’s unfair imprisonment.

Leon has a flat that he only uses 9 to 5. Tiffy works 9 to 5 and needs a place to sleep. The solution to their problems? To share a bed of course…

As Leon and Tiffy’s unusual arrangement becomes a reality, they start to connect through Post-It notes left for each other around the flat.

Can true love blossom even in the unlikeliest of situations?
Can true love blossom even if you never see one another?
Or does true love blossom when you are least expecting it?

Why I Love This Book

“Being nice is a good thing. You can be strong and nice. You don’t have to be one or the other.”

I could not get away from this book! Everywhere I looked, this book would pop up and because I’m such a sucker for a good romance story, I just had to go out and buy it immediately.

There wasn’t anything in this book I didn’t. The main characters, Tiffy and Leon had such strong personalities that you couldn’t help but love. The anticipation of when they would both meet made the story so captivating. But finding out what is happening in lives such as Leon’s brother being falsely accused of a crime and Tiffy’s creepy ex-boyfriend, you can’t help but turn the page to see what happens next.

The Story

“Often think it must be very tiring, being Tiffy. Even in note form, she seems to expend so much energy.”

This is such a cute non-traditional story love story. It’s not your regular boy meets girl. In-fact Tiffy and Leon have never met, but do share a bed together. Weird right? Apparently not so much to them.

I admire Tiffy’s courage of trying to release herself from the grasp of her manipulative ex-boyfriend. But the only way to do this is to flatshare with Leon, meaning Tiffy has the flat in the evenings and weekends and Leon has it during the day. With busy work schedules and unexpected events, it takes some time for the two to eventually meet up. They adapt to the situation by leaving chains of post-it notes around the flat. Asking about each others day, learning more about each other and finding out they have more in common than they think. Eventually, this leads to, well, a very awkward meet-cute.

As well as an endearing love story, the author also tackles emotional abuse, gaslighting* and other psychological abuse. She addressed these issues so well and through Tiffy’s character, the reader can see what effect this has on people.

The Characters

“It was never home until you were there, Tiffy.”

I’m usually not a massive fan of a story being told from two different points of view. The standard finds out as you go a long approach is normally enough for me. However, I found this book so exciting to read from Tiffy’s and Leon’s point of view. As they don’t meet until much later in the book, it’s harder for them to find out information about each other but as the reader, we get to get to know both their personalities before they do.

I adore both Tilly and Leon’s character. It’s very clear in each chapter who is narrating out of the two of them. Not just through their personalities, but the writing style as well. They both had issues that they were dealing with throughout the story and it was so lovely to see them support each other and slowly bring each other into their lives.

I enjoyed nearly all of the supporting characters we got to know them from the view of two different people and uncover more details that make them likeable to the reader.

Overall Thoughts

“Remind myself that there is no saving of people – people can only save themselves. The best you can do is help when they’re ready.”

Overall, I had such high expectations for this book and I was a bit nervous to read it, incase it didn’t live up to all the hype… I don’t know why I was so worried. Apart from a bit of a slow start, I was still captivating from beginning to end and can’t wait to find the time to read this all over again!

I cannot stress enough how much I recommend this book. Anyone who loves romance, it’s perfect for you. Even if romance isn’t your favourite genre, you might enjoy the twist on boy meets girl typical romance.

Rating: 5/5

Rating: 5 out of 5.
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The Existence Of Amy

Author: Lana Grace Riva
Released Date: August 2nd 2019
Pages: 247
Genre: Young Adult Fiction
Format: Paperback Book

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•talk of mental health, OCD, Depression•

Synopsis

Amy has a normal life. That is if you were to go by a definition of ‘no immediate obvious indicators of peculiarity’, and you didn’t know her very well. She has good friends, a good job, a nice enough home. This normality, however, is precariously plastered on top of a different life. A life that is Amy’s real life. The only one her brain will let her lead.

Why I Love This Book

“There is no break from my brain”

I was kindly sent ‘The Existence Of Amy’ by Lana Grace Riva in exchange for an honest review. First of all, I can’t put into words how much I love this book. It’s such an easy to follow plot, but it has so much meaning behind it, making you understand the challenges of what some people have to go through on a daily basis.

This book has proudly joined the one-sitter club, taking just over half a day to finish it. It was really refreshing to read a book where the reader doesn’t rely on plot twists to stay engaged. Allowing the reader to genuinely get to know and connect with Amy, the protagonist.

The Story

“Being in my current existence hurts.”

Amy’s journey throughout the book is not easy and sounds immensely exhausting to live. Although we aren’t directly told if Amy is diagnosed with any mental health issues in the beginning, it is clear that she is struggling with something heavier than everyday problems. We see her attempt to battle mundane activities such as leaving the house, catching the bus and socializing with friends. Buy this way of living her brain has created is slowly destroying her life.

I have never suffered from OCD or depression myself, but I know people that do and I believe this is an accurate representation of some of the symptoms that can occur. Even though the book is blunt and straight to the point, it provides a lot of useful information that could help anyone who struggles with mental health themselves.

The Characters

“Sometimes I feel like running. Running fast and never stopping”

I really enjoyed the connection between Amy and all her work colleagues. Each one of them brought a different personality and level of friendship to the surface. Revealing more information about what Amy has to deal with on a day to day basis. She is truly an inspiring character to root for. We see her flourish as the story goes on, pushing herself to do things that she never thought she would be able to do again. Sending an extremely positive message to anyone reading.

As well as Amy struggling with mental health, we start to see how it affects the relationships around her. Her friends/work colleagues play a huge role in her life. Sometimes even being the last thing in her life to keep her going. I love all of the characters in this book because you can see them all individual growing and changing to the people they want to become, not just Amy.

Overall Thoughts

“Look at the joy on their faces. Will I ever experience that again?”

Overall, ‘The Existence Of Amy’ is definitely near the top of my favourite books of 2020 so far. The author writes about mental health in an abrupt way to help readers understand the conflict they have with themselves all the time. I can’t recommend this book enough. If you’re looking for a nice easy read, with a powerful message behind the story, this is the book for you.

Rating: 4.5/5

Rating: 4.5 out of 5.

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A Good Girls Guide To Murder

Book Cover for ‘A Good Girls Guide to Murder’

Author: Holly Jackson,
Released Date: May 2nd, 2019,
Publisher: Electric Monkey,
Pages: 433,
Genre: Younge Adult Crime Fiction,
Format: Paperback book,

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Synopsis
The case is closed. Five years ago, schoolgirl Andie Bell was murdered by Sal Singh. The police know he did it. Everyone in town knows he did it.

But having grown up in the same small town that was consumed by the murder, Pippa Fitz-Amobi isn’t so sure. When she chooses the case as the topic for her final year project, she starts to uncover secrets that someone in town desperately wants to stay hidden. And if the real killer is still out there, how far will they go to keep Pip from the truth?

Why I LOVED This Book!

“But sometimes remembering isn’t for yourself, sometimes you do it just to make someone else smile. Those lies were allowed.”

THIS BOOK IS AMAZING!! As soon as I picked it up, I wouldn’t put it down till I read all of it. Everyone, EVERYONE, has to go and buy this book right now and then come back and tell me how much you loved it!!

Every time I put this book down to either go to work, eat or any other human activity, my mind was so impatient and there was an itch to instantly pick it back up again. I can’t get over the exciting, page-turning events taking place throughout this book and now without a doubt, I will be buying plenty more young adult crime thrillers.

Our protagonist, Pippa Fitz-Amobi, is possibly the main reason that makes you keep reading. Her need for prying, searching, digging, her talent, intelligence, and social skills keep her 10 steps ahead of the reader, but it makes you wonder what is a 17-year-old going to find that the police didn’t find 5 years ago in Andie Bells case??

The Crime

“If a villain can be made, then he can be unmade.”

Sal Singh murdered Andie Bell.

Pip certainly doesn’t think so. She clearly went above and beyond to make the Police look like a fool. The persuasive and intelligent way she speaks to the people she needs to question gets them to open up, revealing secrets that the detectives couldn’t. She doesn’t know how far to go, but its not just her who desperately speaks the truth. Sal’s younger brother, Ravi does as well. Working together Ravi and Pippa begin to dig deeper, but she soon realizes she could be in danger.

The Cover

“The people you love weren’t algebra: to be calculated, subtracted, or held at arm’s length across a decimal point.”

The last thing I want to mention is the cover of the book. The beautiful illustration, so simple fits the storyline so well. The design even carried on into the inner pages, revealing characters of the book before you even start reading.

Overall Thoughts

“As if they think I don’t already know. I came out of the womb knowing how to do academic references.”

As well as reading this book and getting obsessed with ‘How To Get Away With Murder’ on Netflix, it makes me want to read and watch more things like this. I’ve been wanting to purchase these unsolved case files that look so cool to try and solve yourself. I also now want to go to a Court Hearing. If anyone has ever been let me know!!

Overall, this book is a must for any young adult book lovers. The twists and turns of the story keep it interesting. I wish I could forget what happens just so I can read it all over again.

Rating: 5/5

Rating: 5 out of 5.
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Everything Everything

Author: Nicola Yoon
Released Date: September 1st 2015
Publisher: Delacorte Books
Pages: 310
Genre: Younge Adult Fiction Book
Format: Paperback

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Synopsis

It’s a novel about a girl named Madeline who is suffering from SCID… or “bubble baby disease”. Madeline has spent the last 18 years trapped inside her house. The only people she comes in contact with are her nurse Carla and her mother. That is until the tall, lean, all-black wearing stranger moves in next door. Also known as Olly.)

Can I just say that this book is probably top of the list of the books I’ve read this summer and definitely a good summer read even though I finished it in 2 days! The cover is absolutely beautiful! How half the title is completely plain apart from the blue lettering which symbolizes her life before Olly, plain. And then to have the beaming and overcrowded with different illustrations of the outside world, everything she wants to see but she knows she can’t. The style Yoon has written this book is a style that is different from many other books by including notes, maps, email conversations and other things that allows the reader to get a glimpse of what’s going on in Maddy’s head, which I believe connects you more to a character, allowing you to understand them more.

The Characters

The way Yoon has created Maddy’s character is so unique to say she has this very rare, deadly disease because you would expect to feel sorry for her all the way through reading it. However I didn’t, I felt sorry for the outside world who don’t get the chance to meet this amazing, inspirational girl. She kind, caring, sweet and doesn’t let her disease hold her back, she really is something special.

Olly the boy next door, doesn’t have the traits I would have thought he would have from my first impression. He’s funny, charming, adorable and utterly and hopelessly in love with Maddy from the first moment he sees her. Which is exactly the same for Maddy as well:

“Maybe we can’t predict everything, but we can predict some things. For example, I am certainly going to fall in love with Olly… its almost certainly going to be a disaster.”

Maddy

He doesn’t let Maddy’s sickness get in the way of their relationship, and neither does Maddy. She doesn’t want sympathy from him, she just wants to be normal and live her life to the fullest.

The Story

Now, in every plot, the characters always run into a problem, and it’s no surprise what that is in this case. They will never be able to have a normal relationship. As long as Maddy can’t leave the house and until her Mum allows visitors. The two teenagers have been messaging and getting to know each other better in secret. This is the first thing she’s ever hidden as she’s so close to her mother and shares everything. In fact, it’s Carla her nurse who has been with her for many years is the one that finds out about her secret love interest and helps her eventually to meet him after much persuasion. It’s also Maddy’s fear that adds to the dilemma, as she’s afraid to further her relationship with Olly knowing that it won’t be easier and she also doesn’t want to hold him back.

“Love can’t kill you.”

Carla

This quote, in particular, must be inspirational to Maddy. It’s one of the only things in the world that can’t kill it but is taking risks for the ones you love, the same as love killing you? Because taking a huge risk is exactly what she does. Once her Mum finds out about her secret boyfriend, she takes extreme measures to forbid to see each and talk to each other. As we all know, teenagers hate to be told no. So she finds a way to go against her Mum’s word and rebel.

“For the first time in a long time, I wanted more than I have.”

Maddy

She wanted to escape this prison that was her life. Go out and see everything, which meant risking her life. She wanted more than what she’s read about, she wanted to see it. And in this case

“Love is worth everything, everything.”

Maddy

Could be the love for Olly, or even the love for the world she has which is why she’s so desperate to get out of the white walls that have been confiding her for so long.

The one thing I like the most in this book is how well the twist fits with the story. It doesn’t make readers confused wondering why it was put there. Believe me, you won’t see it coming. The thought never ran through my head once, which makes me like it even more as I like a storyline to catch me off guard and not be the same predictable plot.

Overall Thoughts

The ending for me was a bit disappointing, it seemed rushed and as if there was no real solution. Even just a page or two of their reunion could have made it something more special.  However, the way Yoon carried this out was cute and linked with previous actions from the two characters which are probably why she felt it didn’t need more content on it.

I recommend this to anyone who loves a good romance, aspects of comedy in it and isn’t afraid to shed a few tears.

Rating 3.5/5

Rating: 3.5 out of 5.

 

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All The Bright Places

Synopsis

Author: Jennifer Niven
Name: All The Bright Places
Released Date: January 6th 2015
Publisher: Knopf
Pages: 378
Genre: Younge Adult Fiction Book
Format: Paperback 

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Theodore Finch is fascinated by death, and he constantly thinks of ways he might kill himself. But each time, something good, no matter how small, stops him.

Violet Markey lives for the future, counting the days until graduation when she can escape her Indiana town and her aching grief in the wake of her sister’s recent death.

My Thoughts

Let me just start out by saying this book is incredibly moving and not for the faint-hearted. I have never cried and felt so many emotions for a set of characters in the books I’ve read. People may compare this to ‘The Fault in Our Stars’ By John Green due to the similar storylines. But I adore ‘All the Bright Places’ much more and feel a stronger bond with the characters, Violet and Finch.

The Story

The first line of the book is immediately an attention grabber;

‘Is today a good day to die?’

Theodore Finch

It sets the story up and tells the reader that this young boy is obviously thinking about death. Sensitive topics are obviously involved. Throughout the first character, you begin to see how serious he is thinking about killing himself. He stands at the top of a bell tower, either ready to jump or thinking about it. That is until he notices a girl up there with him. Violet Markey who is suffering from the loss of her older sister. Right here at this moment is where his sarcastic, know-it-all, can-do attitude comes out and tries to talk her down, completely forgetting about himself. This first encounter with her is the start of Theodore Finch’s crush on Violet Markey.

The Characters

Finch has always been known as the ’freak’ and doesn’t have many friends and doesn’t care about popularity. All he cares about right now is staying awake from his months of sleep that overtake him now and again, and Violet Markey. He tries everything to get closer to her. He finally manages to when a paired project in school comes up and jumps at the opportunity. She’s not too happy about it. Finch tries to get Violet to confess why she was up on the bell tower, and though it takes her a while she finally trusts him enough to tell him. But before she trusted him and cared about him, she told him this one thing that may or may not stick with you while reading the book;

“None of it matters. Not school, not cheerleading, not boyfriends or friends or creative writing programs…It’s all just time filler until we die.”

Violet Markey

It makes you think about how some people just think about the future. And how nothing will matter about what you’re doing now, because one day it will all be gone. This is how you would think Finch would think. It took me by surprise when he tries to defend the life he was living. Jennifer really captured Finch’s split personality because even he doesn’t know what he wants sometimes. As the book goes on you can see their relationship starts to develop and I’m not the only one who’s a sucker for a love story. So every time finch tries to get her worked up to get a reaction out of her, I’m mentally screaming at them to hurry up and get together.

The colour blue in this book is very symbolic and is mentioned quite a lot throughout the book. It first caught my attention when Finch paints his whole room a light blue, which I imagine is the same colour as the book cover. If I had the time to read the book again, I would simply look for other symbolic references to the colour blue and how they fit with water and bright colours that Finch continues to talk about.

Now finally! The part that everyone was waiting for! When Finch tells violet he likes her and kisses her, when for so long he pretended he didn’t (But she must have been blind to not notice). I love how in the book their relationship isn’t introduced too early and gives you something to read on for. The storyline itself is a lot more grown-up. So if you’re like I and are sick of all these characters in books who are only 15/16 years old and feel like they need someone to love or it’s the end of the world. Then this book will suit you just right. Finch and Violet are aged 17/18 so I feel as if I can relate to them a lot more and not wonder why the younger characters in books are always acting older than they are.

My favourite character throughout this book has to be Finch, even though he has many problems of his own, like getting beaten by his dad, he manages to help Violet when she was going through a rough patch in her life. He put her first in every decision and always tried to make her happy. I mean he ran 6 miles just to get her some flowers!

Overall Thoughts

I’m not going to lie to you. You will cry, a lot. Jennifer Niven has written this extremely well, not going over the top or exaggerates how depressed Finch is. There are subtle and obvious hints in the book that he really needed help and just didn’t want it or it didn’t help. Even things that Violet couldn’t help with. It makes him seem selfish because he managed to get Violet to love him for who he was and he just takes off one day and leaves her.

I like how the book doesn’t end after him, you get to see Violet heal a bit and how’s she’s coping afterwards but always holding onto that tiny bit of hope that Finch may reappear at the end. I cried for a good half an hour after I finished reading, just putting myself in the character’s shoes and then I still couldn’t imagine the emotions they must have been going through.

Overall, I thoroughly enjoyed this book and how well Jennifer Niven has been able to put in words the depression and anxiety that the characters were going through.

Rating: 5/5

Rating: 5 out of 5.
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The Girl On The Train

Author: Paula Hawkins
Name: The Girl On The Train
Released Date: January 13th 2015
Publisher: Riverhead Books
Pages: 336
Genre: Thriller
Format: Hardback

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Synopsis

Rachel catches the same commuter train every morning. She knows it will wait at the same signal each time, overlooking a row of back gardens. She’s even started to feel like she knows the people who live in one of the houses. “Jess and Jason,” she calls them. Their life—as she sees it—is perfect. If only Rachel could be that happy. And then she sees something shocking. It’s only a minute until the train moves on, but it’s enough. Now everything’s changed. Rachel has a chance to become a part of the lives she’s only watched from afar. Now they’ll see; she’s much more than just the girl on the train…

My Thoughts

Out of all the books I’ve read, this is the first thriller I have read and I can tell you now it won’t be the last. The suspense throughout the book from the very beginning all the way till the end grips you in a way no other book will.

Rachel, the unstable, alcoholic character may seem a mess but you can’t help but love her. It’s weird really because if you knew or saw women like this in real life, you would want nothing to do with her. Yet Rachel manages to capture my attention from the first page. She commutes every day 5 days a week to London on the train. She sits in the same seat, at the same time, looking at the world around her and the people she passes. Especially this one couple, ‘Jess’ and ‘Jason’ who she has taken a very big interest in.

Every morning on the 8:04 train to Euston, she sees Jess sat out on the terrace drinking her coffee, followed by Jason coming out to give her a kiss before he sets off to work. I love how her character pays so much attention to detail. As if her own life isn’t good enough, she has to try and involve herself in someone else’s. Which is exactly what she does throughout the book.

The Story

‘There is a pile of clothing on the side of the train tracks.’ The first line. Who do they belong to? How did they get there? Knowing this book was a thriller before I started reading it. The first line delivers this genre nicely, hooking the reader in. Making them think that there may be more to be said about that pile of clothing. The little things make a big difference in books. When that pile of clothing was mentioned again, I quickly jumped and hurried to read on to see if it had any significance to the first time. It did not. But that didn’t stop me from reading on, in fact, it made me want to read on to see if she mentioned them again.

The story goes on about her repetitive life on the train. Until she’s going past Jess and Jason’s house and she sees Jess with another man out on the terrace. With her being the unstable, alcoholic character that she is, this must trigger something into her mind. Causing her to have some kind of meltdown and get ‘blind drunk’. Resulting in her not remembering anything of that Saturday night. This is a huge problem for her as she is involved in a murder investigation and terribly wants to find out what has happened.

I love how Paula Hawkins knows how to excite the reader to carry on. But also frustrate them in so many ways that they want to finish the book to find out the ending. This is exactly how I felt. Hurrying to finish but at the same time, trying to savour the story that was unfolding in front of me. As well as the main problem Rachel faces about that night, there are other issues that build up her personality. Such as her ex-husband Tom, leaving her for a woman called Anna.

The Characters

Anna is a tricky character for me as I never really knew if I liked her or not. In my opinion, she is meant to be the character that you’re not meant to like. She ‘stole’ Rachel’s husband from her. She has an arrogant way to her, thinking and knowing, in this case, that’s she’s better than the opposition – Rachel. Although, there’s always this fear connected with her which shows this arrogance and condescending attitude is all for show. Halfway through the book, I took my strong disliking to her character. When she’s admitting to herself how she likes the idea of getting caught.

“I enjoyed it, loved it, in fact. I never felt guilty.”

Anna

Tom, on the other hand, has always had a soft spot for Rachel. Even after all the late-night drunk calls and abusive texts night after night. In some ways, he tried to keep her close, as well as trying to get rid of her so he, Anna and his daughter Evie can have a peaceful life.

Jess, or her proper name, Megan. Where do I start with her? This character I never took an interest in her story. One, I know you can’t force yourself to love someone, but the way her husband Scott loves her is enough to make anyone jealous of how devoted he was to her. How selfish it was for her to let him suffer and grieve for her after she had several affairs and left without glancing back, for him never to see her again.

What she doesn’t see but what the reader sees is how he changes after finding out she’s missing. You find out a lot about Megan’s past life and what drove her towards the things she did, hoping that you feel sorry for her. But the more I read about her the more I came to dislike her character and that she would find distraction instead of finding help.

Overall Thoughts

Out of all the characters my favorite has to be Anna because she is so unique, how she always tries to be one above Rachel but she still feels below her. Slowly throughout the book, you see her starting to relate to Rachel and how her mistrust in people have left her the way she is.

This book overall is a 10/10 for me, I have nothing to complain about. This certainly will not be the last thriller book I read! I love how it has you questioning all the way through it, thinking you know a single detail what’s happening and then BAM! The unexpected happens. This is what I love about reading, not being able to see the outcome, so when you’re finished you’re just like wow, wishing so hard you could forget what happens and read it all over again.

Rating: 5/5

Rating: 5 out of 5.
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The Next Together

Author: Lauren James
Name: The Next Together
Released Date: September 3rd 2015
Publisher: Walker Books Limited
Pages: 356
Genre: Sci-fi
Format: Paperback

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Synopsis

Katherine and Matthew are destined to be born again and again, century after century. Each time their presence changes history for the better, and each time, they fall hopelessly in love. Only to be tragically separated. Spanning the Crimean War, the Siege of Carlisle and the near-future of 2019 and 2039. They find themselves sacrificing their lives to save the world. But why do they keep coming back? What else must they achieve before they can be left to live and love in peace? ybe the next together will be different…

My Thoughts

You know it’s a good book when you pick it up on Wednesday and finish it early afternoon Thursday. The book was a little confusing in some parts but still able to grasp every bit of your attention. It’s nothing like I’ve ever read before.

The Story

The story starts off slow as you need to get the hang of the ‘Time Landscapes’. These are the different periods in time in which the characters appear. Whichever time they are in 1745, 1856, 2019 and 2039, Katherine and Matthew always find a way to get together and solve the issue at hand. Whether it is the Crimea War, a bacteria outbreak or a rebel attack from Scotland. This book captures reincarnation beautifully and has had me crying and laughing from the very beginning.

The Characters

The character ‘Katherine’ or ‘Katy’ relates to me in so many ways and is my favourite by far. One thing is that her humour is so unique and different from most people’s, I couldn’t help but laugh out loud while I was sat around the pool on holiday. Her humour was a huge page-turner for me, I couldn’t wait to see the next joke she had in store.

Matthew the other main character piqued my interest as in each time landscape his personality slightly changed. It’s as if through time he got more comfortable being himself, whereas Katherine’s personality near enough stayed the same. This is how you really fall in love with his character. You get to go through time with him and see him fall in love with Katherine over and over again, every single time.

What I Like

My favourite part of the book is 2019 Katy and Matthew. They have known each other for a long period of time by this point. Sussing out how they knew each other in the different points in history. It’s a nice touch to the book when little notes from the characters are inserted, as it’s something different to read than a block of text. Things like these really help you connect with a character. You feel your reading something of there’s and not an author writing about it.

Overall Thoughts

The concept of time travel and reincarnation that the story is based around may put some people off, but I am telling you now don’t put the book down, everything becomes so much clearer between the different time landscapes and how 1745 Katherine and Matthew link together with 1845 Katy and Matthew. I can’t wait to read the other books in the series to see how they all link together.

Rating: 3/5

Rating: 3 out of 5.
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