5 Books to Gift this Valentine’s Day
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5 Books to Gift this Valentine’s Day


Valentine’s Day is approaching and whether you’re romantically in love, single, or anything in between Valentine’s Day doesn’t have to just be about roses, chocolates, and platters of oysters. For me, Valentine’s Day is a day where you get to tell the people in your life that you love them. This is not just for … Continue reading

“Tricky Twenty-Two”: the latest Plum installment from Janet Evanovich
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“Tricky Twenty-Two”: the latest Plum installment from Janet Evanovich


The latest Stephanie Plum book, “Tricky Twenty-Two” was released in November this year. I’ve been following the series since book number one, “One For The Money” and every November, which is usually the release month for the Plum series, is like a Crime Fiction Christmas. And so here we are again with another review of … Continue reading

True Crime in South Africa: a review of Antony Altbeker’s “Fruit of a Poisoned Tree”
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True Crime in South Africa: a review of Antony Altbeker’s “Fruit of a Poisoned Tree”


Fruit of a Poisoned Tree is from New Journalism author, Antony Altbeker. Over 2005-2007, Altbeker followed the infamous trial of Fred Van der Vyver, the man accused of killing his girlfriend, Inge Lotz, in one of South Africa’s most brutal murders. The story is anything but simple. South Africa is a country in crisis and … Continue reading

Top Secret Twenty-One: a review of Janet Evanovich’s newest Plum adventure
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Top Secret Twenty-One: a review of Janet Evanovich’s newest Plum adventure


Janet Evanovich has released two new covers for her latest Stephanie Plum book. I am extremely picky about books in series matching so I went for the lime green cover instead of the purple. I didn’t realise that I had bought the large print edition online until it arrived in the mail. The fact that … Continue reading

Back off Lula, Kevin is my BFF: a review of “Takedown Twenty” by Janet Evanovich
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Back off Lula, Kevin is my BFF: a review of “Takedown Twenty” by Janet Evanovich


I’ve been reading Evanovich’s Stephanie Plum series since I was in year 11. We were studying crime fiction and my English teacher recommended ‘One for the Money’ as something different, fun, and feminine. Needless to say, I was hooked and have been reading her books obsessively ever since. I’ve always been a huge fan of … Continue reading