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

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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

Ultimate Blog Tour – A Different Time by Michael K. Hill

Hello everyone, I am absolutely delighted to be taking part in this latest Ultimate Blog Tour, organised by the WriteReads. Thank you so much to Dave for giving me the chance to take part, Noly for writing such an inspiring review, and finally Michael K. Hill for allowing me to read his book! Pages: 200 … Continue reading Ultimate Blog Tour – A Different Time by Michael K. Hill

Book Review – After The End by Clare Mackintosh

Pages: 384 Published: 25th June 2019 Started reading: July 1 Finished reading: July 10 Trigger warnings: Cancer storyline, child death, sexual references Synopsis Max and Pip are the strongest couple you know. They're best friends, lovers—unshakable. But then their son gets sick and the doctors put the question of his survival into their hands. For the first time, Max and … Continue reading Book Review – After The End by Clare Mackintosh

Book Review – The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas

Pages: 447 Published: 28th February 2017 Started reading: June 9 Finished reading: June 25 Trigger warnings: Drug use, racism, sexual references Synopsis Sixteen-year-old Starr Carter moves between two worlds: the poor neighborhood where she lives and the fancy suburban prep school she attends. The uneasy balance between these worlds is shattered when Starr witnesses the fatal shooting of her childhood … Continue reading Book Review – The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas

Book Review – Brooklyn by Colm Toibin

Pages: 252 Published: 29th April 2009 Started reading: May 26 Finished reading: June 2 Trigger warnings: Sexual content, racism Synopsis Eilis Lacey has come of age in small-town Ireland in the hard years following World War Two. When an Irish priest from Brooklyn offers to sponsor Eilis in America -- to live and work in a Brooklyn neighborhood "just like … Continue reading Book Review – Brooklyn by Colm Toibin