Girl in the mist
Book Reviews

Book Review: Girl in the mist by S.T. Young

This is a psychological thriller that follows Nina Hernandez who previously worked as a secret agent. Nina had disappeared for 3 years without a trace and a naval intelligence agent, Rory O’Donnell finds her at a mental hospital. Rory begins the uphill task of getting her to trust him, saving her and escape from those who want to recapture. Will…

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Tea Reviews

Tea Review Kericho Gold- Sweet Pepper Mint

Another unique tea flavour that I had the opportunity of experiencing this week was Sweet Peppermint from Kericho Gold. The packaging is pure white. The front area has mint leaves and classified as a speciality infusion tea. I can’t wait to sample it. The ingredients include peppermint at 60% and Liquorice root at 40%. It also provides a warning for…

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The Darkest Child
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The Darkest Child by Delores Phillips

About the book Bakersfield, Georgia, 1958: Thirteen-year-old Tangy Mae Quinn is the sixth of ten fatherless siblings. She is the darkest-skinned among them and therefore the ugliest in her mother, Rozelle’s, estimation, but she’s also the brightest. Rozelle–beautiful, charismatic, and light-skinned–exercises a violent hold over her children. Fearing abandonment, she pulls them from school at the age of twelve and…

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Joys of motherhood-Buchi Emecheta
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The Joys of Motherhood – Buchi Emecheta

About Joys of Motherhood A feminist literary classic by one of Africa’s greatest women writers, re-issued with a new introduction by Stéphane Robolin. First published in 1979, The Joys of Motherhood is the story of Nnu Ego, a Nigerian woman struggling in a patriarchal society. Unable to conceive in her first marriage, Nnu is banished to Lagos where she succeeds in becoming a…

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Turtles All the Way Down
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Turtles All the way down by John Green

About the book Sixteen-year-old Aza never intended to pursue the mystery of fugitive billionaire Russell Pickett, but there’s a hundred-thousand-dollar reward at stake and her Best and Most Fearless Friend, Daisy, is eager to investigate. So together, they navigate the short distance and broad divides that separate them from Russell Pickett’s son, Davis.  Aza is trying. She is trying to…

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first chapter first paragraph Tuesday Intros
Book Reviews

First Chapter- First Paragraph- Tuesday Intros (27th February)

First Chapters First Paragraph Tuesday Intros is hosted by (Vicki) I’d Rather Be at the Beach. Every Tuesday Vicki shares the first paragraph, maybe two, of a book that she is reading or planning to read soon. Feel free to participate. This week I will be introducing the first chapters and paragraphs of my current read Girl in the Mist…

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