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Stephanie Francis is an avid reader, professional sensitivity reader, and trainee editor from Greater London, UK. She has a BA in English Language and Literature.

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10 Surprising Reading Goals for 2023

Reading goals are a hot topic for many readers now that 2023 is well underway and the holidays are coming to an end. I read less than 30 books for pleasure over the last year (the rest were manuscripts – I read over 100 of those), and I don’t see myself producing some of the…

10 Book Releases to Look Forward to in 2023

2023 is looking absolutely amazing for book releases. I have been busily populating my ‘to be read’ list for some time now, so it was hard to whittle it down to just 10, but I have selected these for my usual diverse variety! Are any of these on your reading list? Note: Books have been…

Book Review: Stay With Me by Ayòbámi Adébàyò

“If the burden is too much and stays too long, even love bends, cracks, comes close to breaking” This post may contain affiliate links. If you click any of these links and make a purchase within a certain timeframe, I may earn a commission, at no extra cost to you. This gem of a debut…

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