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
Title: True Story Author: Kate Reed Petty Genre: Fiction Publisher: Quercus Publication Date: 4th August 2020 Rating: Cover: Summary: After a college party, two boys drive a girl home: drunk and passed out in the back seat. Rumours spread about what they did to her, but later they'll tell the police a different version of … Continue reading True Story by Kate Reed Petty – Book 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
Title: Harrow Lake Author: Kat Ellis Genre: YA Horror Publisher: Penguin Publication Date: 9th July 2020 Rating: 5/5 Cover: Summary: Lola Nox is the daughter of a celebrated horror filmmaker - she thinks nothing can scare her. But when her father is brutally attacked in their New York apartment, she's swiftly packed off to live … Continue reading Harrow Lake by Kat Ellis – Book Review
I can't believe that's another month come and gone! This difficult and unusual summer is going by so quickly. Lockdown is starting to become more relaxed here in Scotland and whilst I understand many are happy about this, I have to confess I'm pretty stressed about it. I'm an anxious person at the best of … Continue reading June Wrap-Up!
Title: The Familiar Dark Author: Amy Engel Genre: Thriller/Mystery Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton Publication Date: 31st March 2020 Rating: 5/5 Cover: Summary: 'In other places, the murder of two little girls would have blanketed the entire town in horror. Here, it was just another bad day.' Eve Taggert's life has been spent steadily climbing away … Continue reading The Familiar Dark by Amy Engel – Book Review
Title: Death of a Mermaid Author: Lesley Thomson Genre: Thriller/Mystery Publisher: Head of Zeus Publication Date: 7th May 2020 Rating: 4/5 Cover: Summary: Freddy Power walked out of her childhood home twenty-two years ago, and swore never to return. But now she's back, helping run her family's fishery in Newhaven in the wake of her … Continue reading Death of a Mermaid by Lesley Thomson – Book Review
Hello! I really hope you're all doing OK! I cannot believe April is already over and that I've spent the entire month without leaving my house and garden. It feels really strange but it's been necessary and I really hope that everyone here in the UK can manage to put up with this a little … Continue reading April Wrap-Up!
Title: What's Left Of Me Is Yours Author: Stephanie Scott Genre: Fiction Publisher: W&N Publication Date: 21st April 2020 Rating: 5/5 Cover: Summary: In Japan, a covert industry has grown up around the wakaresaseya (literally "breaker-upper"), a person hired by one spouse to seduce the other in order to gain the advantage in divorce proceedings. … Continue reading What’s Left Of Me Is Yours by Stephanie Scott – Blog Tour Review
Title: Wow, No Thank You Author: Samantha Irby Genre: Memoir, Humour Publisher: Faber & Faber Publication Date: 2nd April 2020 Rating: 5/5 Cover: Summary: Staring down the barrel of her fortieth year, Samantha Irby is confronting the ways her life has changed since the days she could work a full 11 hour shift on 4 … Continue reading Wow, No Thank You by Samantha Irby – Review