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

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

Final Cut by S.J. Watson – Blog Tour Review

Title: Final Cut Author: S.J. Watson Genre: Thriller/Mystery Publisher: Doubleday Publication Date: 6th August 2020 Rating: 4/5 Cover: Summary: Blackwood Bay. An ordinary place, home to ordinary people. It used to be a buzzing seaside destination. But now, ravaged by the effects of dwindling tourism and economic downturn, it’s a ghost town – and the … Continue reading Final Cut by S.J. Watson – Blog Tour Review