A Single Breath by Lucy Clarke – Book Review

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Lucy Clarke’s debut novel The Sea Sisters was my unexpected book of 2013 so I was very excited about her second novel coming out.

A Single Breath was an easy beautiful read.  You get thrown into the action, after which the first half was a lot of scene setting, the second half is where the action is and the story starts to unravel, so I was truly in a race to get there.  The number of twists was incredible, just when you think the book is one thing it turns into something else.  Like an onion peeling off layer and layer which meant I truly struggled to put this book down.  I can’t imagine how the author Lucy Clarke manages to plot a story like this.

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What I love about Lucy Clarke’s books is her ability to bring such mystery to the story.  It is not just which path will the heroine take but will she be able to figure out what happening so that she can choose the correct path.

I am not a big fan of long descriptive settings of which there are quite a lot of but in A Single Breath is equates to so much more than just description.  The setting is so integral it makes another lead character in the book and the descriptions so beautiful I am now desperate to go to Tasmania… not sure I even knew where it really was before reading this book (terrible but true).  I must say the thought of the travel ‘research’ the author must do makes me a little green with envy as it sounds so fabulous and is translated beautifully into her writing.

A Single Breath is an absolute must read of 2014.

I give this book a fab 4 Stars out of 5

Happy reading xxx

Spring Health & Beauty Tip 1

Health and Beauty Tips

Well its the last month of spring (sort of) and this is the perfect time to continue to give yourself and your life a bit of a spring clean so everyday this month I will be posting a little Spring Health and Beauty tip everyday to help you along the way….

Spring Health and Beauty Tip 1: Drinking Little Bottles of Water

We all know that water helps cleanse the body, detoxify, help our skin and generally be all round fantastic.  People often say to me that drinking 2 litres of water a day is to much, and I sort of agree but a really easy way to make it feel less it to drink from a little bottle.

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There are 4 little bottles of water in a big one which seems hard to imagine but there are.  I think most people can easily drink a little bottle within a couple of hours?!  You have only got to do that 4 times and your done.  Try and get into a habit of refilling your little bottle in the morning, lunch, afternoon and evening.

Happy drinking!