Book Review – I Know You by Annabel Kantaria

Pages: 323 Published: 28th June 2018 Genre: Domestic Thriller Trigger warnings: Sexual references, child death Synopsis You trust her. You shouldn’t. That picture you just posted on Instagram? I’ve seen it. The location you tagged? I’ve been there. You haven’t been careful enough, have you? Because I know all about you. But when I meet you, I won’t tell … Continue reading Book Review – I Know You by Annabel Kantaria

Book Review – The Poet X by Elizabeth Acevedo

Pages: 358 Published: 6th March 2018 Genre: Young Adult Contemporary Synopsis A young girl in Harlem discovers slam poetry as a way to understand her mother’s religion and her own relationship to the world.  Xiomara Batista feels unheard and unable to hide in her Harlem neighborhood. Ever since her body grew into curves, she has learned to … Continue reading Book Review – The Poet X by Elizabeth Acevedo

Book Review – The Passengers by John Marrs

Pages: 416 Published: 1st April 2019 Genre: Dystopian Thriller Trigger warnings: Suicide, sexual abuse Synopsis Eight self-drive cars set on a collision course. Who lives, who dies? You decide. When someone hacks into the systems of eight self-drive cars, their passengers are set on a fatal collision course. The passengers are: a TV star, a pregnant young woman, a … Continue reading Book Review – The Passengers by John Marrs

Book Review – Once Upon A River by Diane Setterfield

Pages: 419 Published: 4th December 2018 Genre: Literary Fiction Synopsis A dark midwinter’s night in an ancient inn on the Thames. The regulars are entertaining themselves by telling stories when the door bursts open on an injured stranger. In his arms is the drowned corpse of a little child. Hours later the dead girl stirs, takes a breath … Continue reading Book Review – Once Upon A River by Diane Setterfield

Book Review – In A Dark Dark Wood by Ruth Ware

Pages: 338 Published: 31st December 2015 Genre: Thriller Trigger warnings: Drug use, sexual references, attempted suicide Synopsis Nora hasn't seen Clare for ten years. Not since the day Nora walked out of her old life and never looked back. Until, out of the blue, an invitation to Clare’s hen party arrives. A weekend in a remote cottage - the … Continue reading Book Review – In A Dark Dark Wood by Ruth Ware

Book Review – 11 Missed Calls by Elisabeth Carpenter

Pages: 374 Published: 26th July 2018 Genre: Mystery Trigger warnings: Depression, suicide Synopsis Anna has always believed that her mother, Debbie, died 30 years ago on the night she disappeared. But when her father gets a strange note, she realises that she’s never been told the full story of what happened that night on the cliff. Confused and upset, … Continue reading Book Review – 11 Missed Calls by Elisabeth Carpenter

Book Review – The Muse by Jessie Burton

Pages: 443 Published: 28th June 2016 Started reading: August 19 Finished reading: August 29 Trigger warnings: Racism, sexual content Synopsis On a hot July day in 1967, Odelle Bastien climbs the stone steps of the Skelton gallery in London, knowing that her life is about to change forever. Having struggled to find her place in the city since she arrived … Continue reading Book Review – The Muse by Jessie Burton

Book Review – Watching You by Lisa Jewell

Pages: 484 Published: 12th July 2018 Started reading: August 10 Finished reading: August 16 Trigger warnings: Sexual references, suicide, domestic violence Synopsis Melville Heights is one of the nicest neighbourhoods in Bristol, England; home to doctors and lawyers and old-money academics. It’s not the sort of place where people are brutally murdered in their own kitchens. But it is the … Continue reading Book Review – Watching You by Lisa Jewell

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

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