Title: Devotion Author: Madeline Stevens Genre: General Fiction Publisher: Faber & Faber Publication Date: 15th August 2019 Rating: 4/5 Cover: Summary: Desire. Deception. Destruction. Devotion. Ella is 26, lonely, hungry and far from home. Lonnie is also 26, but rich, talented and beautiful - with a husband and son to match. Their fates intertwine the … Continue reading Devotion by Madeline Stevens – Review
Title: Take It Back Author: Kia Abdullah Genre: Thriller Publisher: HQ, Harper Collins UK Publication Date: 8th August 2019 Cover: Rating: 3.75/5 Summary: The Victim: A sixteen-year-old girl with facial deformities, neglected by an alcoholic mother. Who accuses the boys of something unthinkable. The Defendants: Four handsome teenage boys from hardworking immigrant families. All with … Continue reading Take It Back by Kia Abdullah – Review
Title: The July Girls Author: Phoebe Locke Genre: Thriller Publisher: Headline, Wildfire Publication Date: 25th July 2019 Cover: Summary: Every year, on the same night in July, a woman is taken from the streets of London; snatched by a killer who moves through the city like a ghost. Addie has a secret. On the morning … Continue reading The July Girls by Phoebe Locke – Review
Title: This Mortal Boy Author: Fiona Kidman Genre: Fiction (based on real events) Publisher: Gallic Books Publication Date: 1st August 2019 Cover: Summary: Auckland, October 1955. If young Paddy Black sings to himself he can almost see himself back home in Belfast. Yet, less than two years after sailing across the globe in search of … Continue reading This Mortal Boy by Fiona Kidman – Review
Top Ten Tuesday was created by The Broke and the Bookish in June of 2010 and was moved to That Artsy Reader Girl in January of 2018. It was born of a love of lists, a love of books, and a desire to bring bookish friends together. It's time for another Top Ten Tuesday and this week is a … Continue reading Top Ten Tuesday: Favourite Non-Fiction Books!
Title: The Nickel Boys Author: Colson Whitehead Genre: Historical Fiction Publisher: Fleet UK Publication Date: 1st August 2019 Cover: Summary: from publisher Elwood Curtis has taken the words of Dr Martin Luther King to heart: he is as good as anyone. Abandoned by his parents, brought up by his loving, strict and clearsighted grandmother, Elwood … Continue reading The Nickel Boys by Colson Whitehead – ARC Review
Title: Good Girl, Bad Girl Author: Michael Robotham Genre: Psychological Thriller Publisher: Little Brown Book Group UK Publication Date: 23rd July 2019 Cover: Summary: The girl with no past. Six years ago, Evie Cormac was discovered, filthy and half-starved, hiding in a secret room in the aftermath of a shocking crime. Now approaching adulthood, Evie … Continue reading Good Girl, Bad Girl by Michael Robotham – ARC Review