My Kind of Happy by Cathy Bramley – Book Review

Title: My Kind of Happy Author: Cathy Bramley Genre: Fiction Publisher: Orion Publication Date: 4th March 2021 Rating: 4/5 Cover: Summary: 'I think flowers are sunshine for the soul.' Flowers have always made Fearne smile. She treasures the memories of her beloved grandmother's floristry and helping her to arrange beautiful blooms that brought such joy … Continue reading My Kind of Happy by Cathy Bramley – Book Review

Good Eggs by Rebecca Hardiman – Book Review

Title: Good Eggs Author: Rebecca Hardiman Genre: Fiction Publisher: Allen & Unwin Publication Date: 18th March 2021 Rating: 4/5 Cover: Summary: Meet the Gogartys: cantankerous gran Millie (whose eccentricities include a penchant for petty-theft and reckless driving); bitter downtrodden stepson Kevin (erstwhile journalist whose stay-at-home parenting is pushing him to the brink); and habitually moody, … Continue reading Good Eggs by Rebecca Hardiman – Book Review

The Last House on Needless Street by Catriona Ward – Book Review

Title: The Last House on Needless Street Author: Catriona Ward Genre: Thriller/Horror Publisher: Viper Publication Date: 18th March 2021 Rating: 5/5 Cover: Summary: This is the story of a murderer. A stolen child. Revenge. This is the story of Ted, who lives with his daughter Lauren and his cat Olivia in an ordinary house at … Continue reading The Last House on Needless Street by Catriona Ward – Book Review

The Girls Are All So Nice Here by Laurie Elizabeth Flynn – Book Review

Title: The Girls Are All So Nice Here Author: Laurie Elizabeth Flynn Genre: Mystery/Thriller Publisher: HQ Publication Date: 1st April 2021 Rating: 5/5 Cover: Summary: Nice girls can do bad things… When Ambrosia first arrives at prestigious college Wesleyan, she’s desperate to fit in. But Amb struggles to navigate the rules of this strange, elite … Continue reading The Girls Are All So Nice Here by Laurie Elizabeth Flynn – Book Review

The Hiding Game by Naomi Wood – Book Review

Title: The Hiding Game Author: Naomi Wood Genre: Historical Fiction Publisher: Picador Publication Date: 11th July 2019 Rating: 4/5 Cover: Summary: In 1922, Paul Beckermann arrives at the Bauhaus art school and is immediately seduced by both the charismatic teaching and his fellow students. Eccentric and alluring, the more time Paul spends with his new … Continue reading The Hiding Game by Naomi Wood – Book Review

The Shape of Darkness by Laura Purcell – Book Review

Title: The Shape of Darkness Author: Laura Purcell Genre: Historical Fiction / Mystery Publisher: Raven Books, Bloomsbury Publication Date: 21st January 2021 Rating: 5/5 Cover: Summary: Wicked deeds require the cover of darkness… A struggling silhouette artist in Victorian Bath seeks out a renowned child spirit medium in order to speak to the dead - … Continue reading The Shape of Darkness by Laura Purcell – Book Review

A Crack in the Wall by Claudia Piñeiro – Book Review

Title: A Crack in the Wall Author: Claudia Piñeiro Translator: Miranda France Genre: Thriller/Crime Publisher: Bitter Lemon Press Rating: 4/5 Cover: Summary: Pablo Simó's life is a mess. His career as an architect is at a dead-end; reduced to designing soulless office buildings desecrating the heart of Buenos Aires. His marriage seems to be one … Continue reading A Crack in the Wall by Claudia Piñeiro – Book Review

The Search Party by Simon Lelic – Book Review

Title: The Search Party Author: Simon Lelic Genre: Thriller/Mystery Publisher: Viking Publication Date: 20th August 2020 Rating: 4.5 Cover: Summary: 16-year-old Sadie Saunders is missing. Five friends set out into the woods to find her. But they're not just friends… THEY'RE SUSPECTS. You see, this was never a search party. It's a witch hunt. And … Continue reading The Search Party by Simon Lelic – Book Review