Clean Sweep Challenge: Final Result

It’s now June. The days are longer, the sun is out (most of the time) and my hayfever is starting to *really* pee me off. But, it also means that May is long gone, and with it, the Clean Sweep Arc Challenge, so wonderfully co-hosted by Kimba at Caffeinated Book Reviewer and Angela at Angela’s Anxious Life. In my sign up post here I said I was going to aim for 12 titles and get my NetGalley approval rating closer to 80%. Well, I almost got there.

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REVIEW: The Pink Suit by Nicole Mary Kelby

  • Publisher: Virago
  • Pages 288
  • Released: 5 June 2014

I’m a sucker for ‘Brand Kennedy’ – anything, be it fictional accounts such as Stephen King’s fabulous 11:22:63 or my shelf full of biographies telling all about life in ‘Camelot’ and I’m there. So when I was scrolling through NetGalley and a flash of pink caught my eye, I just knew it was Kennedy related, and clicked immediately. (Note to publishers: Power of a relevant cover right there.) I wasn’t disappointed as The Pink Suit by Nicole Mary Kelby is a true joy, mixing the fictional with the factual with an effortless ease, pulling you in from the first gut-wrenching chapter.

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Comics Round Up: May

I get, on average, about a dozen volumes of comics and graphic novels to read and review each month – some are a joy, some are the most infuriating works ever committed to print, and occasionally, you get sent something that just makes you want to throw your tablet across the room.

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The 57 Lives Of Alex Wayfare by M.G. Buehrlen

Every publisher is always looking for the ‘next big thing’, be it a new Hunger Games or Potter the hunt is always on. The 57 Lives of Alex Wayfare (Alex Wayfare Series) by M.G. Buehrlen could well be that ‘thing’.

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