Review: This is Going to Hurt by Adam Kay

Challenge criteria: A book with an item of clothing or accessory on the cover

Blurb:

Adam Kay was a junior doctor from 2004 until 2010, before a devastating experience on a ward caused him to reconsider his future. He kept a diary throughout his training, and This Is Going to Hurt intersperses tales from the front line of the NHS with reflections on the current crisis. The result is a first-hand account of life as a junior doctor in all its joy, pain, sacrifice and maddening bureaucracy, and a love letter to those who might at any moment be holding our lives in their hands.

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Review: Meat Market by Juno Dawson

This book did not fit any of my challenge criteria.

Blurb:

Jana Novak’s history sounds like a classic model cliché: tall and gangly, she’s uncomfortable with her androgynous looks until she’s unexpectedly scouted and catapulted to superstardom.

But the fashion industry is as grimy as it is glamorous. And there are unexpected predators at every turn.

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Review: The Babysitters Club: Kristy’s Great Idea by Ann M. Martin

Challenge criteria: A book published before you were born. (This book was published in 1986 and I was born in 1992.)

Blurb: 

Kristy thinks the Baby-sitters Club is a great idea. She and her friends Claudia, Stacey, and Mary Anne all love taking care of kids. A club will give them the chance to have lots of fun – and make tons of money.

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Review: Then. Now. Always. by Isabelle Broom

Challenge criteria: A book set somewhere you’ve never been but would like to visit

Disclaimer: I was provided with a copy of this book by the publisher, Michael Joseph Books, in exchange for an honest review. This has in no way affected my opinion of the book, nor the outcome of this review . 

Blurb:

Twenty-eight year old Hannah is ready for an adventure. She and her colleagues are in Spain for a month to film a documentary, and it’s a dream come true. Not least because Hannah will get to spend long summer days with Theo, her boss (and crush). If only Tom (Hannah’s best friend and cameramen) and Claudette (the presenter) would stop getting in the way…

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