Discussion – To What Extent Should We Compare Books?

Hello everyone, It is about time I wrote another discussion post! Today I am looking at how we compare certain books to others and how useful this is for us as readers, as I believe it plays a very subtle yet critical role in shaping our overall opinions and impressions. We all love to compare … Continue reading Discussion – To What Extent Should We Compare Books?

Book Review – The Thursday Murder Club by Richard Osman

Pages: 377 Published: 3rd September 2020 Genre: Mystery Trigger warnings: Grief, suicide This was my fourth buddy read with Ellie, and our first which was not a Karen M. McManus book. We both enjoyed the discussions and it gave us lots of laughs, so thank you so much to her for reading it with me. In a peaceful retirement … Continue reading Book Review – The Thursday Murder Club by Richard Osman

Book Review and Discussion – The Lost Ones by Anita Frank

Pages: 451 Published: 31st October 2019 Genre: Historical Fiction Trigger warnings: Injury detail, allusions to rape, child/baby death, grief This was my first buddy read of the year with Kriti, and this book gave us so much to talk about! After my review I shall include a few sections from our discussion (no spoilers), and in my next post … Continue reading Book Review and Discussion – The Lost Ones by Anita Frank

Book Review – Rebecca by Daphne du Maurier

Pages: 447 Published: August 1938 Genre: General Fiction/Classic Trigger warnings: References to animal cruelty Last night I dreamt I went to Manderley again . . . The novel begins in Monte Carlo, where our heroine is swept off her feet by the dashing widower Maxim de Winter and his sudden proposal of marriage. Orphaned and working as a lady's … Continue reading Book Review – Rebecca by Daphne du Maurier

Blog Tour – Calico Thunder Rides Again by T.A. Hernandez

Hello everyone, It is my turn on the blog tour for the book which finished a magnificent seventh place in the Book Bloggers' Novel of the Year (BBNYA) 2020! Many congratulations! For some extra information, it was the highest placed out of the books I was allocated for the final, and the one I enjoyed … Continue reading Blog Tour – Calico Thunder Rides Again by T.A. Hernandez

Book Review – The End Of Her by Shari Lapena

Pages: 338 Published: 23rd July 2020 Genre: Domestic Thriller Trigger warnings: Drug references, strong sexual references, gaslighting It starts with a shocking accusation... Stephanie and Patrick are recently married, with new-born twins. While Stephanie struggles with the disorienting effects of sleep deprivation, there’s one thing she knows for certain – she has everything she ever wanted. Then a woman … Continue reading Book Review – The End Of Her by Shari Lapena