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

Book Review – Two Can Keep A Secret by Karen M. McManus

Pages: 323 Published: 8th January 2019 Genre: Young Adult Mystery Trigger warnings: Drug references, sexual exploitation, sexual references This was my fourth book by Karen M. McManus in the space of just a little over two months, and once again my reading companion was Ellie. We were not kept guessing quite as much as the other ones, but it … Continue reading Book Review – Two Can Keep A Secret by Karen M. McManus

Blog Tour Spotlight – Specter by Katie Jane Gallagher

Hello everyone, It is my turn on the blog tour for Specter by Katie Jane Gallagher, a paranormal mystery read that finished a wonderful eighth place in the Book Bloggers' Novel of the Year Award (BBNYA) 2020. Many congratulations! BBYNA is an annual competition which celebrates the work of indie authors, with books read and scored … Continue reading Blog Tour Spotlight – Specter by Katie Jane Gallagher

Book Review – The Confession by Jessie Burton

Pages: 454 Published: 19th September 2019 Genre: General Fiction Trigger warnings: Drugs, sexual content, mental health storyline One winter's afternoon on Hampstead Heath in 1980, Elise Morceau meets Constance Holden and quickly falls under her spell. Connie is bold and alluring, a successful writer whose novel is being turned into a major Hollywood film. Elise follows Connie to LA, … Continue reading Book Review – The Confession by Jessie Burton

Book Review – These Violent Delights by Chloe Gong

Pages: 437 Published: 17th November 2020 Genre: Historical Fiction/Fantasy Trigger warnings: Descriptions of gore/injury detail This was a buddy read with my friend Alexia. There was a bit of a wait before we could start, but boy was it worth it! I loved our detailed discussions and they made what was already a fabulous reading experience into an even … Continue reading Book Review – These Violent Delights by Chloe Gong

Book Review – The Stranger Diaries by Elly Griffiths

Pages: 403 Published: 1st November 2018 Genre: Mystery/Crime Trigger warnings: Animal harm, sexual references This was a buddy read with my friend Gem. It was seventh one and while not our best, we still had some very fun discussions! Death lies between the lines. A dark story has been brought to terrifying life. Can the ending be rewritten in … Continue reading Book Review – The Stranger Diaries by Elly Griffiths