Book Review – The Corset by Laura Purcell

Pages: 392 Published: 20th September 2018 Genre: Historical Fiction Trigger warnings: Child death, racism This was a buddy read with my friend Pauliina. I am very grateful to her as she engages in such thoughtful discussion, and makes me look upon a book from a slightly different perspective. I really enjoyed reading this one with her and we both … Continue reading Book Review – The Corset by Laura Purcell

Book Review – The Family Upstairs by Lisa Jewell

Pages: 446 Published: 6th August 2019 Genre: Mystery/Thriller Trigger warnings: Drugs, rape/sexual abuse Soon after her twenty-fifth birthday, Libby Jones returns home from work to find the letter she’s been waiting for her entire life. She rips it open with one driving thought: I am finally going to know who I am. She soon learns not only the … Continue reading Book Review – The Family Upstairs by Lisa Jewell

Book Review – The Lion Tamer Who Lost by Louise Beech

Pages: 322 Published: 15th July 2018 Genre: Contemporary Fiction/Romance Trigger warnings: Animal death, sexual content, homophobia Long ago Andrew made a childhood wish. One he has always kept in a silver box with a too-big lid that falls off. When it finally comes true, he wishes it hadn't... Long ago Ben dreamed of going to … Continue reading Book Review – The Lion Tamer Who Lost by Louise Beech

Book Review – All The Rage by Cara Hunter

Pages: 440 Published: 23rd January 2020 Genre: Crime A teenage girl is found wandering the outskirts of Oxford, dazed and distressed. The story she tells is terrifying. Grabbed off the street, a plastic bag pulled over her face, then driven to an isolated location where she was subjected to what sounds like an assault. Yet she refuses to … Continue reading Book Review – All The Rage by Cara Hunter

Blog Tour + Review – Containment by Vanda Symon

Hello everyone, I am very excited to be part of this blog tour for Containment by Vanda Symon, and now to be sharing my thoughts. Thank you to Anne Cater for giving me the chance to participate, and to Orenda Books for providing me with a free copy. Pages: 262 Published: 5th March 2020 by Orenda (originally published … Continue reading Blog Tour + Review – Containment by Vanda Symon

Book Review – With The Fire On High by Elizabeth Acevedo

Pages: 388 Published: 7th May 2019 Genre: Young Adult Contemporary Trigger Warnings: Strong sexual references Ever since she got pregnant, seventeen-year-old Emoni's life has been about making the tough decisions - doing what has to be done for her young daughter and her grandmother. Keeping her head down at school, trying not to get caught up with new boy … Continue reading Book Review – With The Fire On High by Elizabeth Acevedo

Blog Tour + Review: Dead Ringer by Nicola Martin

Hello everyone, It is my turn on the blog tour for Nicola Martin's debut novel Dead Ringer. Thank you very much to Anne Cater for my place on the tour, and to Contraband for sending me an advanced copy. Pages: 451 Published: 27th February 2020 Genre: Domestic/psychological Thriller Trigger warnings: Drugs, strong sexual references, self-harm … Continue reading Blog Tour + Review: Dead Ringer by Nicola Martin

Book Review – The Binding by Bridget Collins

Pages: 437 Published: 10th January 2019 Genre: Historical Fantasy Trigger warnings: Allusions to rape, sexual references, suicide, animal cruelty, homophobia Emmett Farmer is working in the fields when a letter arrives summoning him to begin an apprenticeship. He will work for a Bookbinder, a vocation that arouses fear, superstition and prejudice – but one neither he nor … Continue reading Book Review – The Binding by Bridget Collins

Book Review – The Woman In Cabin 10 by Ruth Ware

Pages: 344 Published: 30th June 2016 Genre: Mystery/Thriller Trigger warnings: Sexual assault, mental health storyline This was meant to be the perfect trip. The Northern Lights. A luxury press launch on a boutique cruise ship. A chance for travel journalist Lo Blackwood to recover from a traumatic break-in that has left her on the verge of collapse, and to … Continue reading Book Review – The Woman In Cabin 10 by Ruth Ware

TWR Blog Tour Book Review – Rise Of Gaia by Kristin Ward

Hello everyone, First of all, I would like to thank Dave @The Write Reads for organising this blog tour and allowing me to be a part of it. Thank you also to Kristin Ward for letting us read a free copy of her fabulous book. Having read and reviewed Kristin's book After The Green Withered for our … Continue reading TWR Blog Tour Book Review – Rise Of Gaia by Kristin Ward