Belladonna by Anbara Salam – Book Review

Title: Belladonna Author: Anbara Salam Genre: Fiction Publisher: Fig Tree, Penguin Publication Date: 16th July 2020 Rating: 5/5 Cover: Summary: It is summer, 1956, when fifteen-year-old Bridget first meets Isabella. In their conservative Connecticut town, Isabella is a breath of fresh air. She is worldly, alluring and brazen: an enigma. When they receive an offer … Continue reading Belladonna by Anbara Salam – Book Review

The Shadow Friend by Alex North – Book Review

Title: The Shadow Friend Author: Alex North Genre: Mystery/Thriller Publisher: Michael Joseph Publication Date: 9th July 2020 Rating: 5/5 Cover: Summary: The victim was his friend. So was the murderer.Twenty-five years ago, troubled teenager Charlie Crabtree committed a shocking and unprovoked murder.For Paul Adams, it's a day he'll never forget. He's never forgiven himself for … Continue reading The Shadow Friend by Alex North – Book Review

The Miseducation of Evie Epworth by Matson Taylor – Book Review

Title: The Miseducation of Evie Epworth Author: Matson Taylor Genre: Fiction Publisher: Scribner, Simon & Schuster Publication Date: 14th July 2020 Rating: 5/5 Cover: Summary: Sixteen year-old Evie Epworth stands on the cusp of womanhood. But what kind of a woman will she become? The fastest milk bottle-delivery girl in East Yorkshire, Evie is tall as … Continue reading The Miseducation of Evie Epworth by Matson Taylor – Book Review

The Unwinding: and other dreamings by Jackie Morris – Blog Tour Review

Title: The Unwinding: and other dreamings Author: Jackie Morris Genre: Illustration, Poetry Publisher: Unbound Publication Date: 9th July 2020 Rating: 5/5 Cover: Summary: This book is not meant to be read from cover to cover. It is a book for dreamers. Slight of word, rich of image, its purpose is to ease the soul. The … Continue reading The Unwinding: and other dreamings by Jackie Morris – Blog Tour Review

The Girl From Widow Hills by Megan Miranda – Blog Tour Review

Title: The Girl From Widow Hills Author: Megan Miranda Genre: Mystery/Thriller Publisher: Corvus Publication Date: 2nd July 2020 Rating: 4.5/5 Cover: Summary: Everyone knows the story of the girl from Widow Hills. When Arden Maynor was six years old, she was swept away in terrifying storm and went missing for days. Against all odds, she … Continue reading The Girl From Widow Hills by Megan Miranda – Blog Tour Review

June Wrap-Up!

I can't believe that's another month come and gone! This difficult and unusual summer is going by so quickly. Lockdown is starting to become more relaxed here in Scotland and whilst I understand many are happy about this, I have to confess I'm pretty stressed about it. I'm an anxious person at the best of … Continue reading June Wrap-Up!