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 Innocents by Michael Crummey – 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

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

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

We Begin at the End by Chris Whitaker – Book Review

Title: We Begin at the End Author: Chris Whitaker Genre: Thriller/Mystery, Literary Fiction Publisher: Bonnier Books, Zaffre Publication Date: 2nd April 2020 Rating: 5/5 Cover: Summary: For some people, trouble just finds them. Thirty years ago, Vincent King became a killer. Now, he's been released from prison and is back in his hometown of Cape … Continue reading We Begin at the End by Chris Whitaker – Book 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