Book Review – Girl In The Walls by A.J. Gnuse

Pages: 359 Published: 18th March 2021 Genre: General Fiction Trigger warnings: Bullying/Ableism, frightening scenes She doesn’t exist. She can’t exist. Elise knows every inch of the house. She knows which boards will creak. She knows where the gaps are in the walls. She knows which parts can take her in, hide her away. It’s home, after all. … Continue reading Book Review – Girl In The Walls by A.J. Gnuse

Book Review – The Vanishing Act Of Esme Lennox by Maggie O’Farrell

Pages: 277 Published: 24th October 2007 Genre: General Fiction Trigger warnings: Drugs, rape, mental health discrimination In the middle of tending to the everyday business at her vintage clothing shop and sidestepping her married boyfriend’s attempts at commitment, Iris Lockhart receives a stunning phone call: Her great-aunt Esme, whom she never knew existed, is being … Continue reading Book Review – The Vanishing Act Of Esme Lennox by Maggie O’Farrell

Book Review – The Man Who Died Twice by Richard Osman

Pages: 423 Published: 16th September 2021 Genre: Mystery Trigger warnings: Drugs, sexual references This was a buddy read with my Ellie @ Read To Ramble. We read the first book in this series together and we have had a great time with the characters and it has made us laugh on numerous occasions. I cannot to read to read … Continue reading Book Review – The Man Who Died Twice by Richard Osman

Book Review – Dear Reader by Cathy Rentzenbrink

Pages: 216 Published: 17th September 2020 Genre: Non-fiction/Memoir This book was a total impulse buy. I came across it while browsing in a bookshop and after a few moments of deliberation I decided that I could not leave without it! For as long as she can remember, Cathy Rentzenbrink has lost and found herself in stories. Growing up … Continue reading Book Review – Dear Reader by Cathy Rentzenbrink

Book Review – Mexican Gothic by Silvia Moreno-Garcia

Pages: 301 Published: 30th June 2020 Genre: Horror/Paranormal Trigger warnings: Attempted rape, misogyny, incest, frightening scenes This was a buddy read with my friend Pauliina @ The Bookaholic Dreamer. I really enjoyed discussing this one with her, especially as it helped us both make sense of the many concepts and curiosities of the book. Thank you to Pauliina … Continue reading Book Review – Mexican Gothic by Silvia Moreno-Garcia

Book Review – Last Time I Lied by Riley Sager

Pages: 350 Published: 3rd July 2018 Genre: Thriller/Mystery Trigger warnings: Missing person storyline, strong sexual references Fifteen years ago, summer camper Emma Davis watched sleepily as her three cabin mates snuck out of their cabin in the dead of night. The last she--and anyone--saw of them was Vivian closing the cabin door behind her, hushing Emma with a finger … Continue reading Book Review – Last Time I Lied by Riley Sager

Book Review – Mrs England by Stacey Halls

Pages: 419 Published: 10th June 2021 Genre: Historical Fiction Trigger warnings: PTSD, attempted suicide This was a buddy read with Noly, and we had such a wonderful time reading this book. Thank you so much to her for numerous great discussions. West Yorkshire, 1904. When newly graduated nurse Ruby May takes a position looking after the children of Charles … Continue reading Book Review – Mrs England by Stacey Halls

Book Review – That Night by Gillian McAllister

Pages: 435 Published: 10th June 2021 Genre: Psychological Thriller Trigger warnings: Violence, sexual references, mental health sub-plot That night everything changed. The night Frannie committed a murder, but she didn’t mean to. That night we helped her bury the body, what else could we do? One hot summers night in Italy, Joe and Cathy Plant receive a phone call … Continue reading Book Review – That Night by Gillian McAllister

Book Review – Daisy Jones And The Six by Taylor Jenkins Reid

Pages: 381 Published: 5th March 2019 Genre: General Fiction Trigger warnings: Drugs, sexual references, alcoholism Everyone knows Daisy Jones & The Six, but nobody knows the real reason why they split at the absolute height of their popularity…until now. Daisy is a girl coming of age in L.A. in the late sixties, sneaking into clubs … Continue reading Book Review – Daisy Jones And The Six by Taylor Jenkins Reid