Review: The Love Hypothesis by Ali Hazelwood

Challenge prompt: A book with a character on the ace spectrum

Blurb:

As a third-year Ph.D. candidate, Olive Smith doesn’t believe in lasting romantic relationships–but her best friend does, and that’s what got her into this situation. Convincing Anh that Olive is dating and well on her way to a happily ever after was always going to take more than hand-wavy Jedi mind tricks: Scientists require proof. So, like any self-respecting biologist, Olive panics and kisses the first man she sees.

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Review: Again, Rachel by Marian Keyes

Challenge prompt: A book published in 2022.

Blurb:

In her twenties, Rachel Walsh was a mess.

Since her spell in rehab, though, she’s come a long way on the road to recovery – and now, she’s ready to go back to where it all began. But this time, the student has become the teacher. She used to hate the staff in charge of treating her addiction. Now, she’s one of them.

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Books I Want A Short Story Of

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

Sometimes you want an update on your favourite characters, but it doesn’t feel like enough for a full novel. In this instance, a short story catch up is perfect.

Short stories give the perfect chance to catch up with your favourite characters without going too far into their new lives. There are a couple of stories I would love a little update on, like a “where are they now”.

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My Favourite Bookish Double Acts

This post is part of Top Ten Tuesday run by Jana from That Artsy Reader Girl.

Some of my favourite things to read in books are double acts. Two people who undoubtedly have each other’s backs, no matter what.

I’m going to keep this to platonic relationships, as I feel those are among the most important relationships you can find. Do you agree with any of my choices?

As an extra bonus, I’ve also included some of my favourite author duos. How many of them have you read?

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Beautiful Picture Books to Share with Your Children

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

I absolutely love a good picture book to chill me out and calm my mind. They have such beautiful stories as well as the gorgeous illustrations.

These below are some of my favourites. They’re mainly illustrated, but do have some text in there too. To be generous, I’ve also included some picture books for adults. Have you read any of them, or do you have some suggestions for us?

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