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

Book Review – The Lost Apothecary by Sarah Penner

Pages: 257 Published: 2nd March 2021 Genre: General Fiction (Historical/Contemporary) Trigger warnings: Drugs, suicide, sexual references A female apothecary secretly dispenses poisons to liberate women from the men who have wronged them - setting three lives across centuries on a dangerous collision course. Rule #1: The poison must never be used to harm another woman. Rule #2: The names … Continue reading Book Review – The Lost Apothecary by Sarah Penner

Audiobook Review – An Improbable Life by Trevor McDonald

Listening Length: 13 hours and 23 minutes Narrator: Sir Trevor McDonald Published: 17th October 2019 Genre: Autobiography/Memoir Sir Trevor McDonald is an extraordinary man - and he has led an improbable life. Now in his 80th year, he is known and loved by people the world over for his humility, charm and natural ease. As a natural storyteller … Continue reading Audiobook Review – An Improbable Life by Trevor McDonald

Blog Tour + Review – Lies Like Wildfire by Jennifer Lynn Alvarez

Hello everyone, It is my turn on this fabulous #WriteReads Ultimate Blog Tour for a young adult thriller that really does keep you on the edge of your seat! Lies Like Wildfire really intrigued me when I first received the invite, but it packed even more of a punch than I expected, and so that makes … Continue reading Blog Tour + Review – Lies Like Wildfire by Jennifer Lynn Alvarez

Book Review – Forget Me Not by Claire Allen

Pages: 336 Published: 30th May 2019 Genre: Domestic Thriller Trigger warnings: Bullying, suicide, sexual content, injury detail, grief It’s six in the morning during the hottest summer on record when Elizabeth O’Loughlin, out walking her dog, comes across Clare, a victim of a horrific knife attack, clinging onto life at the side of the road. Clare dies minutes later, … Continue reading Book Review – Forget Me Not by Claire Allen

Book Review – The Whole Truth by Cara Hunter

Pages: 416 Published: 29th April 2021 Genre: Crime Thriller Trigger warnings: Sexual assault storyline, descriptions of rape, drug references When an Oxford student accuses one of the university's professors of sexual assault, DI Adam Fawley's team think they've heard it all before. But they couldn't be more wrong. Because this time, the predator is a woman and the shining … Continue reading Book Review – The Whole Truth by Cara Hunter

Book Review – Crooked Kingdom by Leigh Bardugo

Pages: 535 Published: 20th September 2016 Genre: Young Adult Fantasy Trigger warnings: Strong violence, sexual references, drug references Kaz Brekker and his crew of deadly outcasts have just pulled off a heist so daring even they didn't think they'd survive. But instead of divvying up a fat reward, they're right back to fighting for their lives. Double-crossed and badly … Continue reading Book Review – Crooked Kingdom by Leigh Bardugo