Books · Review

Some Kind Of Wonderful by Giovanna Fletcher

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Published: 16th November 2017
Publisher: Michael Joseph
Pages: 400

Blurb: 

Lizzy and Ian have been a couple since the first week of university. Now, after celebrating a decade together, everyone thinks they’re about to get engaged. Instead, a romantic escape to Dubai leaves Lizzy with no ring, no fiancé and no future.

Lizzy is heartbroken – but through the tears, she sees an opportunity. This is her moment to discover what she’s been missing while playing Ian’s ideal ‘better half’. But how much has Ian changed her, and who should she be without him? Determined to discover who she is at heart, Lizzy sets out to rediscover the girl she was before – and, in the meantime, have a little fun…

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Books · Review

The Couple Next Door by Shari Lapena

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Published: 14th July 2016
Publisher: Transworld
Pages: 304

Blurb:

Your neighbour told you that she didn’t want your six-month-old daughter at the dinner party. Nothing personal, she just couldn’t stand her crying. Your husband said it would be fine. After all, you only live next door. You’ll have the baby monitor and you’ll take it in turns to go back every half hour. Your daughter was sleeping when you checked on her last. But now, as you race up the stairs in your deathly quiet house, your worst fears are realized. She’s gone. You’ve never had to call the police before. But now they’re in your home, and who knows what they’ll find there.

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Books · Review

My Not So Perfect Life by Sophie Kinsella

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Published: 13th July 2017
Publisher: Transworld
Pages: 431

Blurb:

Katie Brenner has the perfect life: a flat in London, a glamorous job, and a super-cool Instagram feed. OK, so the truth is that she rents a tiny room with no space for a wardrobe, has a hideous commute to a lowly admin job, and the life she shares on Instagram isn’t really hers. But one day her dreams are bound to come true, aren’t they?

Until her not-so-perfect life comes crashing down when her mega-successful boss Demeter gives her the sack. All Katie’s hopes are shattered. She has to move home to Somerset, where she helps her dad with his new glamping business. Then Demeter and her family book in for a holiday, and Katie sees her chance. But should she get revenge on the woman who ruined her dreams – or try to get her job back? Does Demeter – the woman who has everything – actually have such an idyllic life herself? Maybe they have more in common than it seems.

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Beauty · Review

The Perfect Travel MakeUp Bag

Makeup bags are an item which I rarely purchase.

My current one is from Harrods which I’ve been using since 2013 and it’s still going strong, so I’ve never found a reason to replace it.

But when I’m travelling, I find that it’s not big enough to fit everything in. My palettes end up going in my wash bag and I just know that one day, shampoo will explode and ruin my Sleek Solstice Highlighting palette.

You know there will be tears.

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Beauty · Review

Too Faced // Better Than Sex Mascara

Sephora is one of those shops that you just have to go in whenever you see it and I was lucky enough to spot it while I was walking through Corfu Old Town.

I’ve never been in Sephora before; I wasn’t really into makeup when I visited New York back in 2013 and I’ve never truly known what to purchase from there.

So naturally, I went in and bought a product you can buy from Debenhams.

LOL.

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Books · Review

Together by Julie Cohen

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Published: 13th July 2017
Publisher: Orion Books
Pages: 352

Blurb:

On a morning that seems just like any other, Robbie wakes in his bed, his wife Emily asleep beside him, as always. He rises and dresses, makes his coffee, feeds his dogs, just as he usually would. But then he leaves Emily a letter and does something that will break her heart. As the years go back all the way to 1962, Robbie’s actions become clearer as we discover the story of a couple with a terrible secret – one they will do absolutely anything to protect.

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