Bookish Corner Read of the Month · Bookish Posts · Posts 2018 · Reviews 2018

Bookish Corner Read of the Month – April – ‘The Lido’ by Libby Page

THE BOOK Rosemary has lived in Brixton all her life, but everything she knows is changing. Only the local lido, where she swims every day, remains a constant reminder of the past and her beloved husband George. Kate has just moved and feels adrift in a city that is too big for her. She’s on… Continue reading Bookish Corner Read of the Month – April – ‘The Lido’ by Libby Page

Bookish Posts · My Bookish Month · Posts 2018

My Bookish Month – April

I started off the month not feeling like a very good blogger – I hadn’t posted any reviews, I hadn’t written any reviews, I hadn’t read any other of my blogger friends reviews, I hadn’t shared any of those reviews either – but by mid-April I got my mojo back. Although I still suck at… Continue reading My Bookish Month – April

Blog Tour · Bookish Posts · Posts 2018 · Reviews 2018

Blog Tour – ‘Keeper’ by Johana Gustawsson – Book Review

THE BOOK Whitechapel, 1888: London is bowed under Jack the Ripper’s reign of terror. London 2015: actress Julianne Bell is abducted in a case similar to the terrible Tower Hamlets murders of some ten years earlier and harking back to the Ripper killings of a century before. Falkenberg, Sweden, 2015: a woman’s body is found… Continue reading Blog Tour – ‘Keeper’ by Johana Gustawsson – Book Review

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Book Review – ‘The Twelve-Mile Straight’ by Eleanor Henderson

THE BOOK Cotton County, Georgia, 1930: in a house full of secrets, two babies-one light-skinned, the other dark-are born to Elma Jesup, a white sharecropper’s daughter. Accused of her rape, field hand Genus Jackson is lynched and dragged behind a truck down the Twelve-Mile Straight, the road to the nearby town. In the aftermath, the… Continue reading Book Review – ‘The Twelve-Mile Straight’ by Eleanor Henderson

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Book Review – ‘Darling’ by Rachel Edwards

THE BOOK A white teenage girl clashes with her new black stepmother in this debut reading group thriller – a suburban tragedy for our times Lola doesn’t particularly want a new stepmother. Especially not one who has come out of nowhere and only been with her dad for three months. And – she’s not racist… Continue reading Book Review – ‘Darling’ by Rachel Edwards

Bookish Posts · My Chronicle Book Box · Posts 2018 · Reviews 2018

Book Reviews – ‘The Devil’s Claw’ by Lara Dearman and ‘Did You See Melody?’ by Sophie Hannah

I’ve decided to do a joint review for two of the books that I’ve received with My Chronicle Book Box, the May box is due to arrive soon and there are still a couple of days to order yours here’s a handy link – I strongly recommend you do! And you can get a discount with my… Continue reading Book Reviews – ‘The Devil’s Claw’ by Lara Dearman and ‘Did You See Melody?’ by Sophie Hannah

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Blog Tour – Book Review – ‘The Ice Swimmer’ by Kjell Ola Dahl

THE BOOK When a dead man is lifted from the freezing waters of Oslo Harbour just before Christmas, Detective Lena Stigersand’s stressful life suddenly becomes even more complicated. Not only is she dealing with a cancer scare, a stalker and an untrustworthy boyfriend, but it seems both a politician and Norway’s security services might be… Continue reading Blog Tour – Book Review – ‘The Ice Swimmer’ by Kjell Ola Dahl