The Adulting Manual by Milly Smith – Book Review

Title: The Adulting Manual Author: Milly Smith Genre: Nonfiction/Journal Publisher: Studio Press, Bonnier Publication Date: 3rd September 2020 Rating: 4/5 Cover: Summary: You know those things you're supposed to know how to do as an adult, but you really don't know? Ever been in that situation where you're looking for the adult in the room, … Continue reading The Adulting Manual by Milly Smith – Book Review

The Philosopher Queens by Rebecca Buxton and Lisa Whiting – Blog Tour Review

Title: The Philosopher Queens Edited by : Rebecca Buxton and Lisa Whiting Genre: Nonfiction Publisher: Unbound Publication Date: 17th September 2020 Rating: 5/5 Cover: Summary: The history of philosophy has not done women justice: you ve probably heard the names Plato, Kant, Nietzsche and Locke but what about Hypatia, Arendt, Oluwole and Young? The Philosopher … Continue reading The Philosopher Queens by Rebecca Buxton and Lisa Whiting – Blog Tour Review

A Girl Made of Air by Nydia Hetherington – Book Review

Title: A Girl Made of Air Author: Nydia Hetherington Genre: Historical Fiction Publisher: Quercus Publication Date: 3rd September 2020 Rating: 4.5/5 Cover: Summary: This is the story of The Greatest Funambulist Who Ever Lived… Born into a post-war circus family, our nameless star was unwanted and forgotten, abandoned in the shadows of the big top. … Continue reading A Girl Made of Air by Nydia Hetherington – Book Review

The High Moments by Sara-Ella Ozbek – Blog Tour Review

Title: The High Moments Author: Sara-Ella Ozbek Genre: Fiction Publisher: Simon & Schuster Publication Date: 17th September 2020 Rating: 5/5 Cover: Summary: Scarlett is far from perfect. She changes herself to please others.She makes mistakes – over and over again.She repeatedly goes back to people that have hurt her. Scarlett has a tricky relationship with … Continue reading The High Moments by Sara-Ella Ozbek – Blog Tour Review

To Cook a Bear by Mikael Niemi – Book Review

Title: To Cook A Bear Author: Mikael Niemi Translator: Deborah Bragan-Turner Genre: Historical Crime/Fiction Publisher: MacLehose Press Publication Date: 3rd September 2020 Rating: 5/5 Cover: Summary: It is 1852, and in Sweden's far north, deep in the Arctic Circle, charismatic preacher and Revivalist Lars Levi Læstadius impassions a poverty-stricken congregation with visions of salvation. But … Continue reading To Cook a Bear by Mikael Niemi – Book Review

The Seven Doors by Agnes Ravatn – Blog Tour Review

Title: The Seven Doors Author: Agnes Ravatn Translator: Rosie Hedger Genre: Mystery/Thriller Publisher: Orenda Books Publication Date: 17th September 2020 Rating: 4.5/5 Cover: Summary: University professor Nina is at a turning point. Her work seems increasingly irrelevant, her doctor husband is never home, relations with her difficult daughter are strained, and their beautiful house is … Continue reading The Seven Doors by Agnes Ravatn – Blog Tour Review

The Night of the Flood by Zoë Somerville – Blog Tour Review

Title: The Night of the Flood Author: Zoë Somerville Genre: Literary Thriller Publisher: Head of Zeus Publication Date: 3rd September 2020 Rating: 4.5/5 Cover: Summary: Her heart beat hard. There was a crazed beauty to the storm. It was almost miraculous, the way it took away the mess of life, sweeping all in its path...  … Continue reading The Night of the Flood by Zoë Somerville – Blog Tour Review

After the Silence by Louise O’Neill – Book Review

Title: After the Silence Author: Louise O'Neill Genre: Thriller/Mystery Publisher: Riverrun, Quercus Publication Date: 3rd September 2020 Rating: 4.5/5 Cover: Summary: On the day of Henry and Keelin Kinsella's wild party at their big house a violent storm engulfed the island of Inisrun, cutting it off from the mainland. When morning broke Nessa Crowley's lifeless … Continue reading After the Silence by Louise O’Neill – Book Review