Book Summary: When Alice and Leo move into a newly renovated house in The Circle, a gated community of exclusive houses, it is everything they’ve dreamed of. But appearances can be deceptive… As Alice is getting to know her neighbours, she discovers a devastating, grisly secret about her new home, and begins to feel a strong connection with Nina, … Continue reading The Therapist by B. A. Paris – Audio Blog Tour!
Title: Rose Nicolson Author: Andrew Greig Genre: Historical Fiction Publisher: Riverrun Publication Date: 5th August 2021 Rating: 5/5 Cover: Summary: Embra, winter of 1574. Queen Mary has fled Scotland, to raise an army from the French. Her son and heir, Jamie is held under protection in Stirling Castle. John Knox is dead. The people are … Continue reading Rose Nicolson by Andrew Greig – Book Review
Title: The Therapist Author: Helene Flood Genre: Thriller Publisher: MacLehose Press Publication Date: 8th July 2021 (Hardback) Rating: 4.5/5 Cover: Summary: At first it's the lie that hurts. A voicemail from her husband tells Sara he's arrived at the holiday cabin. Then a call from his friend confirms he never did. She tries to carry … Continue reading The Therapist by Helene Flood – Review
Title: The Metal Heart Author: Caroline Lea Genre: Historical Fiction Publisher: Michael Joseph Publication Date: 29th April 2021 Rating: 5/5 Cover: Summary: Orkney, 1940. Five hundred Italian prisoners-of-war arrive to fortify these remote and windswept islands. Resentful islanders are fearful of the enemy in their midst, but not orphaned twin sisters Dorothy and Constance. Already … Continue reading The Metal Heart by Caroline Lea – Blog Tour Review
Title: Out in the Cold Author: Stuart Johnstone Genre: Crime/Thriller Publisher: Allison & Busby Publication Date: 19th November 2020 Rating: 5/5 Cover: Summary: Intuition is everything in the police force, something that Sergeant Don Colyear knows better than most. When a superior officer’s decision not to respond to a routine disturbance has fatal consequences, Colyear … Continue reading Out in the Cold by Stuart Johnstone – Book Review
So today is the (now infamous in the book world) 3rd September and there are hundreds of books being released! I'm not going to list all of them because that post would be very very long and I'm sure others have collated a comprehensive list in a much better way than I would anyway! However, … Continue reading 3rd September – My Highlights of Books Published Today
Hello! I really hope you're all doing OK! I cannot believe April is already over and that I've spent the entire month without leaving my house and garden. It feels really strange but it's been necessary and I really hope that everyone here in the UK can manage to put up with this a little … Continue reading April Wrap-Up!
Title: What Kind of Girl Author: Alyssa Sheinmel Genre: Young Adult Publisher: Little Brown UK Publication Date: 6th February 2020 Rating: 4/5 Cover: Summary: 'He said we'd go to the same college, that we'd live in the same dorm, that we'd end up working in the same city after graduation. Doesn't every girl dream that … Continue reading What Kind of Girl by Alyssa Sheinmel – 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! Welcome to another Top Ten Tuesday and today we are discussing … Continue reading Top Ten Tuesday: Winter TBR
Title: Dead In The Water Author: Penny Farmer Genre: True Crime Publisher: Diversion Books Publication Date: 2nd April 2019 Cover: Rating: 4/5 Summary: In 1978, two tortured corpses—hooded, bound, and weighted down with engine parts—were found in the sea off Guatemala. Junior doctor Chris Farmer and his girlfriend, Peta Frampton, were still clinging to life … Continue reading Dead In The Water by Penny Farmer – Review