Bookish Posts · Posts 2019 · Reviews 2019

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

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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

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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

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Blog Tour – ‘The Secret Santa’ by Trish Harnetiaux – Book Review

    THE BOOK A lavish party. An isolated mansion. Two hosts who will do anything to protect their secrets. When husband and wife Henry and Claudine organise their company’s Christmas party in a remote mansion, they expect it to be a night to remember. But the festive mood quickly turns sour when a sinister… Continue reading Blog Tour – ‘The Secret Santa’ by Trish Harnetiaux – Book Review

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Blog Tour – ‘The Glittering Hour’ by Iona Grey – Book Review

  THE BOOK   1925. The war is over and a new generation is coming of age, keen to put the trauma of the previous one behind them. Selina Lennox is a Bright Young Thing whose life is dedicated to the pursuit of pleasure; to parties and drinking and staying just the right side of… Continue reading Blog Tour – ‘The Glittering Hour’ by Iona Grey – Book Review

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Bite Sized Reviews – ‘Twas the Nightshift Before Christmas’ by Adam Kay, ‘So Lucky’ by Dawn O’Porter, ‘The Confession’ by Jessie Burton and ‘The Family Upstairs’ by Lisa Jewell.

  Twas the Nightshift Before Christmas by Adam Kay   A small, yet perfectly formed treat from Adam Kay. Millions of us loved This Is Going to Hurt and Twas The Nightshift Before Christmas, is just as good. My only complaint is that there is not enough! Once again Adam Kay reveals what life is… Continue reading Bite Sized Reviews – ‘Twas the Nightshift Before Christmas’ by Adam Kay, ‘So Lucky’ by Dawn O’Porter, ‘The Confession’ by Jessie Burton and ‘The Family Upstairs’ by Lisa Jewell.

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

British Library Crime Classics – Bite Sized Reviews – ‘Fell Murder’ by ECR Lorac, ‘The Body in the Dumb River’ by George Bellairs and ‘Deep Waters’ edited by Martin Edwards

  Fell Murder by ECR Lorac Farming family, the Garths, have presided over their fertile lands for years, their acres sweeping over the Lancashire dales. Head of the family Robert Garth rules with an iron rod and it will come as no surprise to readers that he is the one that comes a-cropper, reaching a… Continue reading British Library Crime Classics – Bite Sized Reviews – ‘Fell Murder’ by ECR Lorac, ‘The Body in the Dumb River’ by George Bellairs and ‘Deep Waters’ edited by Martin Edwards

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Blog Tour – ‘Blood Song’ by Johana Gustawsson – Book Review

  THE BOOK Spain, 1938: The country is wracked by civil war, and as Valencia falls to Franco’s brutal dictatorship, Republican Therese witnesses the murders of her family. Captured and sent to the notorious Las Ventas women’s prison, Therese gives birth to a daughter who is forcibly taken from her. Falkenberg, Sweden, 2016: A wealthy… Continue reading Blog Tour – ‘Blood Song’ by Johana Gustawsson – Book Review