Book Review – Man Down by James Goodhand

Pages: 381 Published: 3rd March 2022 Genre: Contemporary Fiction I recently took part in the blog tour for this book. Without that, this would probably not been the kind of thing I might have picked up otherwise, so it was an interesting proposition when I received my free copy. A man stands. A man fights. A man bleeds. … Continue reading Book Review – Man Down by James Goodhand

Five Books On My TBR – April 2022

Hello everyone, I am trying to avoid buying many books at the moment as I prioritise the ones currently sitting on my unread pile, or loan them from the library. However, that still does not stop me from adding books to my Goodreads TBR, as more tantalising titles continue to be released. To reflect that, … Continue reading Five Books On My TBR – April 2022

Book Review – My Sister, The Serial Killer by Oyinkan Braithwaite

Pages: 223 Published: 27th July 2018 Genre: General Fiction/Contemporary Trigger warnings: Domestic violence, injury details Korede is bitter. How could she not be? Her sister, Ayoola, is many things: the favorite child, the beautiful one, possibly sociopathic. And now Ayoola's third boyfriend in a row is dead. Korede's practicality is the sisters' saving grace. She knows the best solutions … Continue reading Book Review – My Sister, The Serial Killer by Oyinkan Braithwaite

Book Review – The Plot by Jean Hanff Korelitz

Pages: 282 Published: 11th May 2021 Genre: Contemporary Thriller Trigger warnings: Child death, drug references I read this book with my friend Gem - our ninth buddy read in total! We were both looking forward to this one, but sadly it did not deliver in the way we hoped, as you will find out in my review. Jacob Finch … Continue reading Book Review – The Plot by Jean Hanff Korelitz

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

Book Review – Felix Ever After by Kacen Callender

Pages: 354 Published: 5th May 2020 Genre: Young Adult Contemporary Trigger warnings: Transphobia, drugs, sexual references Felix Love has never been in love—and, yes, he’s painfully aware of the irony. He desperately wants to know what it’s like and why it seems so easy for everyone but him to find someone. What’s worse is that, even though he … Continue reading Book Review – Felix Ever After by Kacen Callender

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 – You Should See Me In A Crown by Leah Johnson

Pages: 324 Published: 2nd June 2020 Genre: Young Adult Contemporary/Romance Trigger warnings: Homophobia, racism, cyber bullying Liz Lighty has always believed she's too black, too poor, too awkward to shine in her small, rich, prom-obsessed midwestern town. But it's okay -- Liz has a plan that will get her out of Campbell, Indiana, forever: attend … Continue reading Book Review – You Should See Me In A Crown by Leah Johnson

Book Review – The Truth And Lies Of Ella Black by Emily Barr

Pages: 349 Published: 12th October 2017 Genre: Young Adult Contemporary Trigger warnings: Animal cruelty, sexual references, mental health storyline Ella Black seems to live the life most other seventeen-year-olds would kill for. Until one day, telling her nothing, her parents whisk her off to Rio de Janeiro. Determined to find out why, Ella takes her chance and searches through … Continue reading Book Review – The Truth And Lies Of Ella Black by Emily Barr