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

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

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

Dear Child by Romy Hausmann – Book Review

Title: Dear Child Author: Romy Hausmann Genre: Mystery/Thriller Publisher: Quercus Publication Date: 14th May 2020 Rating: 5/5 Cover: Summary: A windowless shack in the woods. Lena's life and that of her two children follows the rules set by their captor, the father: meals, bathroom visits, study time are strictly scheduled and meticulously observed. He protects … Continue reading Dear Child by Romy Hausmann – Book Review