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    Review: I Was Born for This by Alice Oseman

    I Was Born for ThisI Was Born for This by Alice Oseman
    Genre: Contemporary
    Published by: Harper Collins
    Pages: 393
    Release date: 03/05/2018
    Rating: ★★★★★
    Where to find: Goodreads | Waterstones
    Summary: For Angel, life is only about one thing: The Ark – a pop-rock trio of teenage boys who are currently taking the world by storm. Being part of The Ark’s fandom has given her everything – her friend Juliet, her dreams, her place in the world.

    Jimmy owes everything to The Ark. He’s their frontman – and playing in a band with his mates is all he ever dreamed of doing.

    But dreams don’t always turn out the way you think, and when Jimmy and Angel are unexpectedly thrust together they find out just how strange and surprising facing up to reality can be.

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    Blog Tour: Digital Monsters by Vivian Asimos (Guest Post)

    Hey friends! Today is my stop on the blog tour for Digital Monsters by Vivian Asimos, and I am bringing you a guest post written by Vivian. Enjoy!

    Digital Monsters by Vivian Asimos
    Genre: Non Fiction
    Published by: Clink Street Publishing
    Pages: 99
    Release date: 06/10/2020
    Where to find: Goodreads | Amazon
    Summary: Horror storytelling online has a rich history as detailed and long as the internet itself. Digital Monsters explores many of these narratives and reads them to see what these stories tell us about the internet, about digital communities, and about ourselves. This book seeks to explore the monsters of the virtual world. It will not only detail the narratives but also explore the connections between these monsters and the world outside. It demonstrates what these monsters have to say about the people who write them and draw them, and what they show us about the communal and social words surrounding them.

    The digital monsters in this book enjoy living in the middle ground between typically considered strict dichotomies. These monsters, which both are and aren’t simultaneously, reveal other categories the communities hold dear. These categories, as well as the destruction of categories, are what will be explored through the detailed study of these digital monsters. Studying these narratives will provide us with an understanding of how these narratives relate to the broader horror genre, and what it has to say about the social and cultural contexts it finds itself in.

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    Blog Tour: Bent Coppers by Norman Pilcher (Extract)

    Hey friends! Today is my stop on the blog tour for Bent Coppers by Norman Pilcher, and I have an extract for you. Enjoy!

    Bent Coppers by Norman Pilcher
    Genre: Memoir
    Published by: Clink Street Publishing
    Pages: 198
    Release date: 29/09/2020
    Where to find: Goodreads | Amazon
    Summary: London, England, 1967. An explosion of recreational drugs has resulted in the emergence of an anti-establiment hippy culture, worsening crime rates and an increasingly paranoid tabloid press. A young and ambitious police officer joins the Metropolitan Police Drug Squad determined to right these emerging cultural wrongs.

    His method? To tackle head on the most high-profile examples of wanton drug abuse. His targets? The celebrities, musicians and dilettantes all exploiting Britain’s burgeoning drugs trade, glamourising illegal activity and promoting their untouchable wealth and fame to an impressionable generation.

    Bent Coppers is the electrifying true story of Norman Pilcher, the most infamous police officer in British law enforcement history. Truth and justice were the tenets of Pilcher’s war against crime in the capital, but they soon collapsed in a landslide of scandal, perjury and blazing newspaper headlines. 

    The man who arrested The Beatles and The Rolling Stones would pay the ultimate price for his service. Finally he sets the record straight.

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