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This Man: Audible audiobook review by Sincerely Rebecca

This Man

Read from: 02nd March To: 14th March Format: Audible audiobook Length: 17 hours 15 minutes/448 pages When Fifty Shades of Grey erupted  way back in 2012, there was a massive rise in the popularity of erotic novels and slowly they started creeping into mainstream marketing. I had seen the This Man trilogy around for a while before I actually used one of my Audible credits to get the first audiobook, but I was quite intrigued by the book. On Goodreads, Fifty...

The Couple Next Door

Read from: 25th February To: 26th February Format: Audible audiobook Length: 8 hours 40 minutes/308 pages The Girl Next Door by Shari Lapena tells the story of Anne and Marco, a married couple with a six-month-old daughter Cora. When the babysitter cancels at the last minute, Marco encourages Anne to leave sleeping Cora in their home while they attend their neighbour’s party. After a dispute with her husband, Anne returns home, to find the front door ajar and her baby gone....

Along Came a Spider

Read from: 24th February To: 30th March Format: Kindle eBook + paperback Length: 435 pages   POSSIBLE SPOILERS – though I try to ensure my reviews are spoiler free, I cannot give a decent review of this book without some spoilers. Some of the spoilers that I have included are ones that are on the blurb of the book although I may go into the plot a bit deeper than the blurb.   The first instalment of James Patterson’s Alex...

Book Review: Ruth Cardello's Taken Not Spurred (Lone Star Burn 1)

Taken, Not Spurred

Read from: 18th February To: 23rd February Format: Kindle eBook Length: 256 pages   Ruth Cardello starts the Lone Star Burn series with Taken, Not Spurred, a novel about aspiring writer Sarah Dery whose burden of familial secrets drives her from her family home in Rhode Island to her friend’s house in Texas, in search of an adventure that will hopefully give her the inspiration and life experience she feels she needs to crush her writer’s block. She makes her...

Under the Dome Review at www.sincerelyrebecca.co.uk

Under the Dome

Read from: 11th February To: 24th February Format: Audiobook Length: 1047 pages/34.5 hours Stephen King writes the epic 1047-page novel depicting the events of a small town named Chester’s Mill in Maine after an invisible force field – later determined to be a dome – crashes down along the town’s borders, preventing anyone from entering or leaving the town. Without any external intervention, the townspeople find themselves at the mercy of those inside the dome with the highest perceived level...

Anna and the French Kiss Book Review www.sincerelyrebecca.co.uk

Anna and the French Kiss

Read from: 11th February To: 18th February Format: Kindle eBook Written by author Stephanie Perkins, Anna and the French Kiss tells the story of a 17-year-old American girl who is sent to a boarding school in Paris for her final year of high school. As the school year progresses, she finds herself torn between her previous American life versus the new French life she is creating for herself, involving Étienne St. Clair, a dreamy English-accent, French-speaking paragon, who happens to...

The Girl Before

Read from: 28th January To: 31st January Format: Audiobook One Folgate Street is a minimalist, high-tech epitome of a house that offers a reasonably cheap rent for the amenities included, however there is a catch: tenants must abide by rules. Over 200 of them, including taking the bins out, no loud noise after 11pm, no clutter and taking questionnaires frequently. And that is only if you are successful through the rigorous application and interview by the home’s owner and architect,...

The Year of Living Danishly

Read from: 27th January To: 09th February Format: Kindle eBook Length: 389 pages   The Year of Living Danishly is written by author Helen Russell. At the start of the book, she is a burnt-out London journalist whose husband secures a job working for Lego in rural Jutland in Denmark. Together, they decide that they are going to up and leave their hectic London lifestyle for 12 months in Denmark, aptly starting their yearlong adventure in January. The book is...