Bookish Posts · Posts 2020 · Reviews 2020

Book Review – ‘Beast’ by Matt Wesolowski

THE BOOK In the wake of the ‘Beast from the East’ cold snap that ravaged the UK in 2018, a grisly discovery was made in a ruin on the Northumbrian coast. Twenty-four-year-old Vlogger, Elizabeth Barton, had been barricaded inside what locals refer to as ‘The Vampire Tower’, where she was later found frozen to death.… Continue reading Book Review – ‘Beast’ by Matt Wesolowski

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Book Review – ‘Saving Missy’ by Beth Morrey

  THE BOOK Missy Carmichael’s life has become small. Grieving for a family she has lost or lost touch with, she’s haunted by the echoes of her footsteps in her empty home; the sound of the radio in the dark; the tick-tick-tick of the watching clock. Spiky and defensive, Missy knows that her loneliness is… Continue reading Book Review – ‘Saving Missy’ by Beth Morrey

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Book Review – ‘American Dirt’ by Jeanine Cummins

  THE BOOK   Yesterday, Lydia had a bookshop. Yesterday, Lydia was married to a journalist. Yesterday, she was with everyone she loved most in the world. Today, her eight-year-old son Luca is all she has left. For him, she will carry a machete strapped to her leg. For him, she will leap onto the… Continue reading Book Review – ‘American Dirt’ by Jeanine Cummins

Bite Sized Reviews · Bookish Posts · Posts 2019 · Reviews 2019

Bite-Sized Reviews featuring The Guest List by Lucy Foley, Three Hours by Rosamund Lupton, The Memory Wood by Sam Lloyd and The Neighbour by Fiona Cummins

  The Guest List by Lucy Foley A remote island. A wedding. A body. I loved The Hunting Party, Lucy Foleyโ€™s first foray into crime writing and I loved The Guest List even more. I found it a stronger novel out of the two and with it Lucy Foley has found her stride. Once again… Continue reading Bite-Sized Reviews featuring The Guest List by Lucy Foley, Three Hours by Rosamund Lupton, The Memory Wood by Sam Lloyd and The Neighbour by Fiona Cummins

Blog Tour · Bookish Posts · Posts 2019 · Reviews 2019

Blog Tour – ‘Violet’ by SJI Holliday – Book Review

  THE BOOK Carrie’s best friend has an accident and can no longer make the round-the-world trip they’d planned together, so Carrie decides to go it alone. Violet is also travelling alone, after splitting up with her boyfriend in Thailand. She is also desperate for a ticket on the Trans-Siberian Express, but there is nothing… Continue reading Blog Tour – ‘Violet’ by SJI Holliday – Book Review

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Blog Tour – ‘Nothing Important Happened Today’ by Will Carver – Book Review

  THE BOOK Nine people arrive one night on Chelsea Bridge. They’ve never met. But at the same time, they run, and leap to their deaths. Each of them received a letter in the post that morning, a pre-written suicide note, and a page containing only four words: Nothing important happened today. That is how… Continue reading Blog Tour – ‘Nothing Important Happened Today’ by Will Carver – Book Review

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Book Review – ‘Period.’ by Emma Barnett

THE BOOK Emma loathes her period. Really, she does. But there’s something she loathes even more: not being able to talk about it. Freely, funnily and honestly. Without men and women wrinkling their noses as if she’s pulled her tampon out and offered it as an hors d’oeuvre. But somehow, despite women having had periods… Continue reading Book Review – ‘Period.’ by Emma Barnett