Review: Rachel’s Holiday by Marian Keyes

This book did not fit any of my challenge criteria.

Blurb:

Meet Rachel Walsh. She has a pair of size 8 feet and such a fondness for recreational drugs that her family has forked out the cash for a spell in Cloisters – Dublin’s answer to the Betty Ford Clinic. She’s only agreed to her incarceration because she’s heard that rehab is wall-to-wall jacuzzis, gymnasiums and rock stars going tepid turkey – and it’s about time she had a holiday. Continue reading

Books I Wish I’d Had As A Teen

This post is part of Six for Sunday run by Steph from A Little But a Lot.

I’m going to say it. My reading has really come long way since I was a teenager. I’m onluy in my mid 20s, but there are so many books I wish had been available when Iwas younger. If I had a time machine that helped me go back and visit teenage Aoife, there are more than a couple of books I’d bring her.

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Review: Clean by Juno Dawson

Challenge criteria: A book about a problem facing society today.

(Disclaimer: I was sent this book by the publisher in exchange for an honest review. This has in no way affected my opinion of the book, nor the outcome of the review.)

Before I start with this review, I need to mention that there are quite a lot of trigger warnings associated with this book. Drug use, drug abuse, abusive relationships, death, these are just some of them. Do keep that in mind before you read this book.

Blurb:

I can feel it swimming through my veins like glitter … it’s liquid gold.

When socialite Lexi Volkov almost overdoses, she thinks she’s hit rock bottom. She’s wrong. Rock bottom is when she’s forced into an exclusive rehab facility.

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Blog tour: Now and Then Friends by Kate Hewitt

This book did not fit any of my challenge criteria.

(Disclaimer: I was sent this book by NetGalley in exchange for an honest review. This has in no way affected my opinion of the book, nor the outcome of the review.)

Blurb:

Childhood best friends Rachel Campbell and Claire West have not only grown up, but after 15 years, they’ve also grown apart.

After her father left, Rachel had to dedicate her life to managing her household: her two younger sisters, her disabled mother, and her three-year-old nephew. When Rachel’s not struggling to look after all of them, she makes her living cleaning the houses of wealthy families—including the Wests, where a surprise awaits.

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