Bookish Posts · Posts 2019 · Reviews 2019

Book Review – ‘The Doll Factory’ by Elizabeth Macneal

  THE BOOK London. 1850. The Great Exhibition is being erected in Hyde Park and among the crowd watching the spectacle two people meet. For Iris, an aspiring artist, it is the encounter of a moment – forgotten seconds later, but for Silas, a collector entranced by the strange and beautiful, that meeting marks a… Continue reading Book Review – ‘The Doll Factory’ by Elizabeth Macneal

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

  THE BOOK In 1942, Jewish courier Ester is betrayed, narrowly avoiding arrest by the Gestapo. In a great haste, she escapes to Sweden, saving herself. Her family in Oslo, however, is deported to Auschwitz. In Stockholm, Ester meets the resistance hero, Gerhard Falkum, who has left his little daughter and fled both the Germans… Continue reading Blog Tour – ‘The Courier’ by Kjell Ola Dahl – Book Review

Bite Sized Reviews · Posts 2019 · Reviews 2019

Bite Sized Reviews – Featuring ‘Sleep’ by C.L Taylor, ‘The Familiars’ by Stacey Halls, ‘Louis & Louise’ by Julie Cohen and ‘The Silent Patient’ by Alex Michaelides

  Sleep by CL Taylor Seven guests. Seven secrets. One killer. Nothing could be more terrifying than being trapped with a bunch of strangers in a remote location, but when it becomes clear that one of those strangers has murderous intent, the terror increases exponentially. Anna suffers from insomnia following a tragic car accident where… Continue reading Bite Sized Reviews – Featuring ‘Sleep’ by C.L Taylor, ‘The Familiars’ by Stacey Halls, ‘Louis & Louise’ by Julie Cohen and ‘The Silent Patient’ by Alex Michaelides

Bookish Posts · Posts 2019 · Reviews 2019

Book Review – ‘The Way of All Flesh’ by Ambrose Parry

  THE BOOK Edinburgh, 1847. Will Raven is a medical student, apprenticing for the brilliant and renowned Dr Simpson. Sarah Fisher is Simpson’s housemaid, and has all of Raven’s intelligence but none of his privileges. As bodies begin to appear across the Old Town, Raven and Sarah find themselves propelled headlong into the darkest shadows… Continue reading Book Review – ‘The Way of All Flesh’ by Ambrose Parry

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Blog Tour – ‘The Oceans Between Us’ by Gill Thompson – Book Review

THE BOOK A woman is found wandering injured in London after an air raid. She remembers nothing of who she is. Only that she has lost something very precious. As the little boy waits in the orphanage, he hopes his mother will return. But then he finds himself on board a ship bound for Australia,… Continue reading Blog Tour – ‘The Oceans Between Us’ by Gill Thompson – Book Review

Blog Tour · Bookish Posts · Posts 2019 · Reviews 2019

Blog Tour – ‘Last Ones Left Alive’ by Sarah Davis-Goff – Book Review

  THE BOOK Raised by her mother and Maeve on Slanbeg, an island off the west coast of Ireland, Orpen has a childhood of love and stories by the fireside. But the stories grow darker, and the training begins. Ireland has been devoured by a ravening menace known as the skrake, and though Slanbeg is… Continue reading Blog Tour – ‘Last Ones Left Alive’ by Sarah Davis-Goff – Book Review