Book Review – As Good As Dead by Holly Jackson

Pages: 548 Published: 5th August 2021 Genre: Young Adult Crime Trigger warnings: Injury detail/gore, drug use, allusions to rape Pippa Fitz-Amobi is haunted by the way her last investigation ended. Soon she’ll be leaving for Cambridge University but then another case finds her. . . and this time it’s all about Pip. Pip is used to online death threats, … Continue reading Book Review – As Good As Dead by Holly Jackson

Monthly Wrap-Up – July 2022

Hello everyone, Would you believe it, we have reached the end of July! For me it was a busy month of fluctuating emotions, but it had some real high points. Another memorable aspect of it was the heat, where the UK recorded its highest ever temperatures - those were a few very uncomfortable days! Although … Continue reading Monthly Wrap-Up – July 2022

Book Review – Daughter Of The Moon Goddess by Sue Lynn Tan

Pages: 498 Published: 11th January 2022 Genre: Fantasy Trigger warnings: Injury detail This was a buddy read with Pauliina @ The Bookaholic Dreamer, and it was our best one yet! As always I really enjoyed our discussions, and it was wonderful how enthralled we both were by this book. Growing up on the moon, Xingyin is accustomed to solitude, … Continue reading Book Review – Daughter Of The Moon Goddess by Sue Lynn Tan

Book Review – Who Killed Ruby? by Camilla Way

Pages: 309 Published: 27th June 2019 Genre: Domestic Thriller Trigger warnings: Child death, sexual references, homophobia Over thirty years ago Vivienne's pregnant sister Ruby was murdered by her boyfriend Jack. It was an open and shut case, as Vivienne heard him commit the crime and the evidence of other witnesses placed Jack at the scene. Vivienne still has awful … Continue reading Book Review – Who Killed Ruby? by Camilla Way

Book Review – The Smallest Man by Frances Quinn

Pages: 372 Published: 6th February 2020 Genre: Historical Fiction Trigger warnings: Discrimination/bullying, injury detail When should my story begin? Not when I was born, a butcher's son, in a tiny cottage just like all the other tiny cottages in Oakham. Who'd have thought then that I'd ever have much of a story to tell? Perhaps it starts when people … Continue reading Book Review – The Smallest Man by Frances Quinn

Book Review – Circus Of Wonders by Elizabeth Macneal

Pages: 375 Published: 13th May 2021 Genre: Historical Fiction Trigger warnings: Discrimination, animal death/cruelty, attempted rape, sexual references 1866. In a coastal village in southern England, Nell lives set apart by her community because of the birthmarks that speckle her skin. But when Jasper Jupiter’s Circus of Wonders arrives in the village, Nell is kidnapped. Her father has sold her, … Continue reading Book Review – Circus Of Wonders by Elizabeth Macneal