Book Review – The Mystery Of Black Hollow Lane by Julia Nobel

Pages: 306Published: 5th March 2019Genre: Middle Grade With a dad who disappeared years ago and a mother who's a bit too busy to parent, Emmy is shipped off to Wellsworth, a prestigious boarding school in England, where she's sure she won't fit in. But then she finds a box of mysterious medallions in the attic … Continue reading Book Review – The Mystery Of Black Hollow Lane by Julia Nobel

Book Review – The Silent Companions by Laura Purcell

Pages: 364 Published: 5th October 2017 Genre: Historical Fiction When Elsie married handsome young heir Rupert Bainbridge, she believed she was destined for a life of luxury. But pregnant and widowed just weeks after their wedding, with her new servants resentful and the local villagers actively hostile, Elsie has only her late husband’s awkward cousin for company - … Continue reading Book Review – The Silent Companions by Laura Purcell

Blog Tour + Review – What Beauty There Is by Cory Anderson

Hello everyone, It is my stop on the Ultimate blog tour for What Beauty There Is by Cory Anderson, which is about to be released and I am sure will bring joy and emotion to many readers. Thank you very much to Dave @ The Write Reads for facilitating this tour, Noly for the impressively designed banner … Continue reading Blog Tour + Review – What Beauty There Is by Cory Anderson

Book Review – Tuesday Mooney Talks To Ghosts by Kate Racculia

Pages: 374 Published: 8th October 2019 Genre: Contemporary Trigger warnings: Alcoholism, sexual references, drugs Tuesday Mooney is a loner. She keeps to herself, begrudgingly socialises, and spends much of her time watching old Twin Peaks and X-Files DVDs. But when Vincent Pryce, Boston’s most eccentric billionaire, dies - leaving behind an epic treasure hunt through the city, with clues inspired by … Continue reading Book Review – Tuesday Mooney Talks To Ghosts by Kate Racculia

Book Review – The House In The Cerulean Sea by T.J. Klune

Pages: 394 Published: 16th March 2020 Genre: Fantasy Content warnings: Sexual references, discrimination Linus Baker leads a quiet, solitary life. At forty, he lives in a tiny house with a devious cat and his old records. As a Case Worker at the Department in Charge Of Magical Youth, he spends his days overseeing the well-being of children in … Continue reading Book Review – The House In The Cerulean Sea by T.J. Klune

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