The Prophets by Robert Jones Jr. – Book Review

Title: The Prophets Author: Robert Jones Jr. Genre: Literary Fiction Publisher: Riverrun, Quercus Publication Date: 5th January 2021 Rating: 5/5 Cover: Summary: The Halifax plantation is known as Empty by the slaves who work it under the pitiless gaze of its overseers and its owner, Massa Paul. Two young enslaved men, Samuel and Isaiah dwell … Continue reading The Prophets by Robert Jones Jr. – Book Review

The Thief on the Winged Horse by Kate Mascarenhas – Book Review

Title: The Thief on the Winged Horse Author: Kate Mascarenhas Genre: Fiction Publisher: Head of Zeus Publication Date: 12 November 2020 Rating: 4.5/5 Cover: Summary: The Kendrick family have been making world-famous dolls for over 200 years. But their dolls aren't coveted for the craftsmanship alone. Each one has a specific emotion laid on it … Continue reading The Thief on the Winged Horse by Kate Mascarenhas – 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

What’s Left Of Me Is Yours by Stephanie Scott – Blog Tour Review

Title: What's Left Of Me Is Yours Author: Stephanie Scott Genre: Fiction Publisher: W&N Publication Date: 21st April 2020 Rating: 5/5 Cover: Summary: In Japan, a covert industry has grown up around the wakaresaseya (literally "breaker-upper"), a person hired by one spouse to seduce the other in order to gain the advantage in divorce proceedings. … Continue reading What’s Left Of Me Is Yours by Stephanie Scott – Blog Tour Review

Separation Anxiety by Laura Zigman – Blog Tour Review

Title: Separation Anxiety Author: Laura Zigman Genre: Fiction Publisher: Doubleday Publication Date: 16th April 2020 Rating: 4/5 Cover: Summary: Life hasn’t gone according to Judy’s plan. Her career as a children’s book author has taken an embarrassing nose dive. Her teenage son Teddy treats her with a combination of mortification and indifference. Her best friend … Continue reading Separation Anxiety by Laura Zigman – Blog Tour Review

The Switch by Beth O’Leary – Book Review

Title: The Switch Author: Beth O'Leary Genre: Fiction Publisher: Quercus Books Publication Date: 16th April 2020 Rating: 5/5 Cover: Summary: Eileen is sick of being 79. Leena's tired of life in her twenties. Maybe it's time they swapped places... When overachiever Leena Cotton is ordered to take a two-month sabbatical after blowing a big presentation … Continue reading The Switch by Beth O’Leary – Book Review

Rules For Perfect Murders by Peter Swanson – Review

Title: Rules For Perfect Murders Author: Peter Swanson Genre: Mystery/Thriller Publisher: Faber & Faber Publication Date: 5th March 2020 Rating: 4.5/5 Cover: Summary: Eight classic murders. One killer thriller fan... The gripping new thriller from the master of psychological suspense. A series of unsolved murders with one thing in common: each of the deaths bears … Continue reading Rules For Perfect Murders by Peter Swanson – Review

The Mercies by Kiran Millwood Hargrave – Review

Title: The Mercies Author: Kiran Millwood Hargrave Genre: Historical Fiction Publisher: Pan Macmillan, Picador Publication Date: 7th February 2020 Rating: 5/5 Cover: Summary: On Christmas Eve, 1617, the sea around the remote Norwegian island of Vardø is thrown into a reckless storm. As Maren Magnusdatter watches, forty fishermen, including her father and brother, are lost … Continue reading The Mercies by Kiran Millwood Hargrave – Review