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 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

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

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

A Room Made of Leaves by Kate Grenville – Book Review

Title: A Room Made of Leaves Author: Kate Grenville Genre: Historical Fiction Publisher: Canongate Publication Date: 6th August 2020 Rating: 4/5 Cover: Summary: It is 1788. Twenty-one-year-old Elizabeth is hungry for life but, as the ward of a Devon clergyman, knows she has few prospects. When proud, scarred soldier John Macarthur promises her the earth … Continue reading A Room Made of Leaves by Kate Grenville – Book Review