Monthly Wrap-Up – May 2020

Hello everyone, My goodness, it it June already?! It honestly feels like only a week ago since I was typing my last monthly wrap-up, and May seemed to pass by like a blur. That said, I did manage to get several things done along the way. The weather here in the UK has been wonderful … Continue reading Monthly Wrap-Up – May 2020

Book Review – In The Absence Of Miracles by Michael J. Malone

Pages: 296 Published: 19th July 2019 Genre: Contemporary Fiction/Mystery Trigger warnings: Sexual abuse storyline, drugs, alcohol dependency John Docherty’s mother has just been taken into a nursing home following a massive stroke and she’s unlikely to be able to live independently again. With no other option than to sell the family home, John sets about packing up everything in … Continue reading Book Review – In The Absence Of Miracles by Michael J. Malone

Book Review – Shadow And Bone by Leigh Bardugo

Pages: 358 Published: 5th June 2012 Genre: Young Adult Fantasy Trigger warnings: Animal death, sexual exploitation Surrounded by enemies, the once-great nation of Ravka has been torn in two by the Shadow Fold, a swath of near impenetrable darkness crawling with monsters who feast on human flesh. Now its fate may rest on the shoulders of one lonely refugee. … Continue reading Book Review – Shadow And Bone by Leigh Bardugo

Blog Tour + Review – The Saracen’s Mark by S.W. Perry

Hello everyone, It is my stop on the blog tour for the The Saracen's Mark by S.W. Perry, the third instalment of the Jackdaw Mysteries. Many thanks to Anne Cater and the publisher Corvus Books for allowing me to take part, and for sending me a free review copy. The cover is rather spectacular, and it made … Continue reading Blog Tour + Review – The Saracen’s Mark by S.W. Perry

Book Review – Where The Crawdads Sing by Delia Owens

Pages: 368 Published: 14th August 2018 Genre: Historical Fiction/Mystery For years, rumours of the "Marsh Girl" have haunted Barkley Cove, a quiet town on the North Carolina coast. She's barefoot and wild; unfit for polite society. So in late 1969, when handsome Chase Andrews is found dead, the locals immediately suspect Kya Clark. But Kya is not what … Continue reading Book Review – Where The Crawdads Sing by Delia Owens

Book Review and Discussion – The Glass Woman by Caroline Lea

Pages: 400 Published: 7th February 2019 Genre: Historical Fiction Trigger warnings: Animal cruelty, homophobia, sexual references, child death This was a buddy read with my friend Kriti, one which we pencilled in to our respective calendars as early as last November! We discussed the book at the end of each of the seven parts, taking turns to ask … Continue reading Book Review and Discussion – The Glass Woman by Caroline Lea