Title: The Twins of Auschwitz Author: Eva Mozes Kor with Lisa Rojany Buccieri Genre: Memoir/Nonfiction Publisher: Monoray, Octopus Publication Date: 6th August 2020 Rating: 5/5 Cover: Summary: The Nazis spared their lives because they were twins. In the summer of 1944, Eva Mozes Kor and her family arrived at Auschwitz. Within thirty minutes, they were … Continue reading The Twins of Auschwitz by Eva Mozes Kor with Lisa Rojany Buccieri – Blog Tour Review
Title: The Innocents Author: Michael Crummey Genre: Fiction Publisher: No Exit Press Publication Date: 20th August 2020 Rating: Cover: Summary: In centuries past, a brother and sister are orphaned in an isolated outport cove on Newfoundland's northern coastline. Their home is a stretch of rocky shore governed by the feral ocean and a relentless pendulum … Continue reading The Innocents by Michael Crummey – Blog Tour Review
Title: Monstrous Souls Author: Rebecca Kelly Genre: Thriller/Mystery Publisher: Agora Books Publication Date: 23rd July 2020 Rating: 5/5 Cover: Summary: What if you knew the truth but couldn’t remember? Over a decade ago, Heidi was the victim of a brutal attack that left her hospitalised, her younger sister missing, and her best friend dead. But … Continue reading Monstrous Souls by Rebecca Kelly – Book Review
Title: The Nothing Man Author: Catherine Ryan Howard Genre: Thriller Publisher: Corvus Books Publication Date: 6th August 2020 Rating: 5/5 Cover: Summary: I was the girl who survived the Nothing Man. Now I am the woman who is going to catch him… You've just read the opening pages of The Nothing Man, the true crime … Continue reading The Nothing Man by Catherine Ryan Howard – Book Review
Title: A Room Made of Leaves Author: Kate Grenville Genre: Historical Fiction Publisher: Canongate Publication Date: 6th August 2020 Rating: 4/5 Cover: Summary: It is 1788. Twenty-one-year-old Elizabeth is hungry for life but, as the ward of a Devon clergyman, knows she has few prospects. When proud, scarred soldier John Macarthur promises her the earth … Continue reading A Room Made of Leaves by Kate Grenville – Book Review
Title: Final Cut Author: S.J. Watson Genre: Thriller/Mystery Publisher: Doubleday Publication Date: 6th August 2020 Rating: 4/5 Cover: Summary: Blackwood Bay. An ordinary place, home to ordinary people. It used to be a buzzing seaside destination. But now, ravaged by the effects of dwindling tourism and economic downturn, it’s a ghost town – and the … Continue reading Final Cut by S.J. Watson – Blog Tour Review
Top Ten Tuesday was created by The Broke and the Bookish in June of 2010 and was moved to That Artsy Reader Girl in January of 2018. It was born of a love of lists, a love of books, and a desire to bring bookish friends together. Hello! I hope everyone is having a good start to their week? … Continue reading Top Ten Tuesday: Books With Colours in the Title!
Hello! It is honestly really freaking me out that July is over and we are now in August - the summer is going by so quickly! I've had a kind of tricky month with chronic illness and pain which, whilst a constant in my life, is still hard to deal with when I have a … Continue reading July Wrap-Up!
Title: The Wicked Sister Author: Karen Dionne Genre: Psychological Thriller Publisher: Sphere, Little Brown Publication Date: 4th August 2020 Rating: 5/5 Cover: Summary: You have been cut off from society for fifteen years, shut away in a mental hospital in self-imposed exile as punishment for the terrible thing you did when you were a child. … Continue reading The Wicked Sister by Karen Dionne – Book Review
Title: Fey's War: The True Story of a Mother, her Missing Sons and the Plot to Kill Hitler Author: Catherine Bailey Genre: Nonfiction Publisher: Penguin Publication Date: 23rd July 2020 Rating: 5/5 Cover: Summary: In September, 1944, the SS march into a remote Italian castle, arrest a mother and seize her two sons, aged just … Continue reading Fey’s War by Catherine Bailey – Book Review