The Girls by Lisa Jewell
Dec17

The Girls by Lisa Jewell

The Girls was the very first thriller written by Lisa Jewell. I am a huge fan of her thrillers and thought I’d read them all, so I was shocked to discover I’d missed one! Obviously I’m not the only person who had, as it was reissued in 2021 and I picked up a copy in Sainsbury’s recently. Lisa Jewell always sets her books in these vivid and slightly quirky settings, and The Girls is no exception. The action...

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The Girls by Emma Cline
Oct13

The Girls by Emma Cline

It was the cover and the words The worldwide bestseller that first attracted me to The Girls by Emma Cline. Because, generally speaking (with the exception of Fifty Shades of Grey), books don’t become worldwide bestsellers without being pretty good. And I’m pleased to say The Girls totally deserves to be a worldwide bestseller. Set in 1969, 14 year old Evie Boyd is a bit lonely and looking for excitement. Her parents have...

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