The Searcher by Tana French – Book Review

Title: The Searcher Author: Tana French Genre: Mystery/Thriller Publisher: Viking, Penguin Publication Date: 5th November 2020 Rating: 5/5 Cover: Summary: Cal Hooper thought a fixer-upper in a remote Irish village would be the perfect escape. After twenty-five years in the Chicago police force, and a bruising divorce, he just wants to build a new life … Continue reading The Searcher by Tana French – 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 Girl and the Goddess by Nikita Gill – Blog Tour Review

Title: The Girl and the Goddess Author: Nikita Gill Genre: Poetry/Verse Publisher: Ebury Press Publication Date: 1st October 2020 Rating: 4.5/5 Cover: Summary: One girl's wild journey of strength, beauty and growth as she discovers who she really is. Lyrical wonder, spiritual revelation and revolution meet with epic mythical landscapes in this deeply intimate coming-of-age … Continue reading The Girl and the Goddess by Nikita Gill – Blog Tour Review

Three-Fifths by John Vercher – Book Review

Title: Three-Fifths Author: John Vercher Genre: Fiction/Thriller Publisher: Pushkin Press Publication Date: 1st October 2020 Rating: 5/5 Cover: Summary: Pittsburgh, 1995. Twenty-two year old Bobby Saraceno is a biracial man, passing for white. Bobby has hidden his identity from everyone, even his best friend and fellow comic-book geek, Aaron, who has just returned from prison … Continue reading Three-Fifths by John Vercher – Book Review

The Exiles by Christina Baker Kline – Blog Tour Review

Title: The Exiles Author: Christina Baker Kline Genre: Historical Fiction Publisher: Allison & Busby Publication Date: 22nd October 2020 Rating: 5/5 Cover: Summary: London, 1840. Evangeline, pregnant and falsely accused of stealing, has languished in Newgate prison for months. Ahead now lies the journey to Australia on a prison ship. On board, Evangeline befriends Hazel, … Continue reading The Exiles by Christina Baker Kline – Blog Tour 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

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

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