THE BOOK My name is Ted Spark. Three months ago, I solved the mystery of how my cousin Salim disappeared on a pod on the London Eye. This is the story of my second mystery. This summer, I went on holiday to New York, to visit Aunt Gloria and Salim. While I was there, a… Continue reading Review – ‘The Guggenheim Mystery’ by Robin Stevens
I was among the lucky few last week to receive a limited edition proof copy of ‘Three Things About Elsie’ by Joanna Cannon. I read the book over the weekend and wow! It has to be one of the most beautiful books I’ve ever read. The characters are firmly cemented in my heart, I love… Continue reading Flashback Review – ‘The Trouble With Goats and Sheep’ by Joanna Cannon
It’s Monday! What Are You Reading? is hosted by Kathryn over at Book Date. It’s a place to meet up and share what you have been, are and about to be reading over the week. It’s a great post to organise yourself. It’s an opportunity to visit and comment, and er… add to that ever growing… Continue reading It’s Monday! What Are You Reading?
THE BOOK July 1935. In the village of Aldwick on the Sussex coast, sixteen-year-old Hazel faces a long, dull summer with just her self-centred mother Francine for company. But then Francine decamps to London with her lover Charles, Oswald Mosley’s blackshirts arrive in Aldwick, and Hazel’s summer suddenly becomes more interesting. She finds herself befriended… Continue reading Review – ‘The Faithful’ by Juliet West
I got this idea from the wonderful Zuky over at BookBum. And I’ve seen the idea spread over book blogger land so I figured it was about time I compiled my list! (If you don’t already follow Zuky then I recommend you do. I love her original blog posts and I just wish I… Continue reading Top Ten – Popular Authors I’ve Never Read
THE BOOK For over five years, the Four Monkey Killer has terrorized the residents of Chicago. When his body is found, the police quickly realize he was on his way to deliver one final message, one which proves he has taken another victim who may still be alive. As the lead investigator on the 4MK… Continue reading Review – ‘The Fourth Monkey’ by J.D Barker
July has certainly been a wonderful bookish month for me. Somehow I managed sixteen reads. SIXTEEN! That’s my new monthly record since becoming a mum. Leo has recently got into a really good nap routine so I’m finding it easier to get time for reading, reviewing and blogging. I’m enjoying it while it lasts. I’ve… Continue reading My Bookish Month – July