Book Review – The Familiars by Stacey Halls

Pages: 416 Published: 7th February 2019 Started reading: July 18 Finished reading: August 3 Trigger warning: Child death This was a buddy read with my friend Pauliina @ The Bookaholic Dreamer. We had lots of thoughtful and fun in-depth discussions during the course of reading the book. Thank you so much, Pauliina! Synopsis Lancashire, 1612. Fleetwood Shuttleworth is 17-years-old, married … Continue reading Book Review – The Familiars by Stacey Halls

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Book Review – Her Last Breath by Tracy Buchanan

Pages: 354 Published: 12th June 2017 Started reading: July 13 Finished reading: July 17 Trigger warnings: Drug use, sexual content, suicide Synopsis A fifteen-year-old girl has gone missing. They say Poppy O’Farrell has run away from her celebrity parents, and the media is in a frenzy. But none of this has anything to do with successful lifestyle blogger Estelle Forster … Continue reading Book Review – Her Last Breath by Tracy Buchanan

Ultimate Blog Tour – A Different Time by Michael K. Hill

Hello everyone, I am absolutely delighted to be taking part in this latest Ultimate Blog Tour, organised by the WriteReads. Thank you so much to Dave for giving me the chance to take part, Noly for writing such an inspiring review, and finally Michael K. Hill for allowing me to read his book! Pages: 200 … Continue reading Ultimate Blog Tour – A Different Time by Michael K. Hill

Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald – The Original Screenplay

Pages: 287 Published: 16th November 2018 Started reading: June 26 Finished reading: June 29 Synopsis At the end of Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, the powerful Dark wizard Gellert Grindelwald was captured in New York with the help of Newt Scamander. But, making good on his threat, Grindelwald escapes custody and sets about gathering followers, most unsuspecting of … Continue reading Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald – The Original Screenplay

Book Review – After The End by Clare Mackintosh

Pages: 384 Published: 25th June 2019 Started reading: July 1 Finished reading: July 10 Trigger warnings: Cancer storyline, child death, sexual references Synopsis Max and Pip are the strongest couple you know. They're best friends, lovers—unshakable. But then their son gets sick and the doctors put the question of his survival into their hands. For the first time, Max and … Continue reading Book Review – After The End by Clare Mackintosh

Book Review – The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas

Pages: 447 Published: 28th February 2017 Started reading: June 9 Finished reading: June 25 Trigger warnings: Drug use, racism, sexual references Synopsis Sixteen-year-old Starr Carter moves between two worlds: the poor neighborhood where she lives and the fancy suburban prep school she attends. The uneasy balance between these worlds is shattered when Starr witnesses the fatal shooting of her childhood … Continue reading Book Review – The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas

Book Review – The Evidence Against You by Gillian McAllister

Pages: 422 Published: 18th April 2019 Started reading: May 17 Finished reading: May 23 Trigger warning: Drug references Synopsis It's the day her father will be released from jail. Izzy English has every reason to feel conflicted - he's the man who gave her a childhood filled with happy memories. But he has also just served seventeen years for … Continue reading Book Review – The Evidence Against You by Gillian McAllister

Book Review – The Doll Factory by Elizabeth Macneal

Pages: 312 Published: 2nd May 2019 Started reading: May 10 Finished reading: May 16 Trigger warnings: Animal cruelty, sexual content Synopsis London. 1850. The Great Exhibition is being erected in Hyde Park and among the crowd watching the spectacle two people meet. For Iris, an aspiring artist, it is the encounter of a moment – forgotten seconds later, but for … Continue reading Book Review – The Doll Factory by Elizabeth Macneal

Book Review – No Way Out by Cara Hunter

Pages: 360 Published: 18th April 2019 Started reading: May 7 Finished reading: May 10 Trigger warnings: Child death, animal death Synopsis It's one of the most disturbing cases DI Fawley has ever worked. The Christmas holidays, and two children have just been pulled from the wreckage of their burning home in North Oxford. The toddler is dead, and his brother … Continue reading Book Review – No Way Out by Cara Hunter

Book Review – The Mountain In My Shoe by Louise Beech

Pages: 287 Published: 23rd July 2016 Started reading: April 22 Finished reading: May 6 Trigger warnings: Domestic abuse This was a buddy read with my friend Gem, our second buddy read of 2019 and our fifth overall. I would like to say thank you for Gem for her wonderful insight and for helping to make our discussions so enjoyable. Synopsis … Continue reading Book Review – The Mountain In My Shoe by Louise Beech