Bookish Posts · Posts 2020 · Reviews 2020

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

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 Foley’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

Bookish Posts · Posts 2019 · Reviews 2019

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

Bite Sized Reviews · Posts 2019 · Reviews 2019

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 · 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

Bite Sized Reviews · Bookish Posts · Reviews 2019

Bite Sized Reviews! Featuring ‘The Hunting Party’ by Lucy Foley, ‘The Adults’ by Caroline Hulse and ‘The Rumour’ by Lesley Kara

  ‘The Hunting Party’ by Lucy Foley In ‘The Hunting Party’ we see a group of pampered Londeners head to a remote location in the Scottish Highlands to celebrate New Year. But when a body is discovered secrets, distrust and darkness between this group come to the surface. Oooooh…. If you want a ‘stay-up-past-my-bedtime’ book… Continue reading Bite Sized Reviews! Featuring ‘The Hunting Party’ by Lucy Foley, ‘The Adults’ by Caroline Hulse and ‘The Rumour’ by Lesley Kara

Bookish Posts · Posts 2018 · Reviews 2018

Book Review – ‘In Bloom’ by CJ Skuse

  THE BOOK Rhiannon Lewis has successfully fooled the world and framed her cheating fiance Craig for the depraved and bloody killing spree she committed. She should be ecstatic that she’s free. Except for one small problem. She’s pregnant with her ex lover’s child. The ex-lover she only recently chopped up and buried in her… Continue reading Book Review – ‘In Bloom’ by CJ Skuse

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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

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Bookish Corner Read of the Month – ‘The Hunters’ by Kat Gordon

I had a few great reads during March so picking a favourite was quite hard! But I went for ‘The Hunters’ by Kat Gordon. Read on for my review!   THE BOOK Theo Miller is fourteen years old, bright and ambitious, when he steps off the train into the simmering heat and uproar of 1920s… Continue reading Bookish Corner Read of the Month – ‘The Hunters’ by Kat Gordon