Little Lies is one of the best novels I've read in ages- I was hooked throughout and couldn't put it down! I've read The Husband's Secret and What Alice Forgot and though I thought they were both very, very good (particularly The Husband's Secret- I should re-read and review it some time...) I think Little… Continue reading Little Lies by Liane Moriarty- BRILLIANT!
Deadly Bonds is the latest in a series of nine crime novels by L.J. Sellers starring Detective Wade Jackson, and is the only one I’ve personally read. I was interested to see if this can be enjoyed as a stand-alone novel, even if the reader doesn’t know any background or previous storylines about the characters. The story follows… Continue reading Book review: Deadly Bonds by L.J. Sellers
A Long Way Down is told from the perspective of 4 individuals who all meet on New Years Eve on the rooftop of a building. Martin is a disgraced daytime TV star who has recently been released from prison for having sex with a 15 year old girl - a girl who, he claims, looked… Continue reading A Long Way Down by Nick Hornby – review!
I've got 2 quick crime reviews for you, both of which I enjoyed in different ways and one - 'The Ugly Man'- is a short story, so a bit of a change to what I usually read. I always think it's interesting with shorter stories how effectively they are written given the shorter length. An… Continue reading ‘An Intimate Murder’ & ‘The Ugly Man’ reviews
(...yes, I am sorry about that pun in the title, I know it's cringeworthy... but this soon-to-be-released novel from Elizabeth Buchan is well worth a read!) I Can’t Begin To Tell You by Elizabeth Buchan tells the story of various characters during the Second World War as they try to come to terms with wartime… Continue reading I Can’t Begin To Tell You… (about how great this book is!)
There's an interesting article entitled 'This fairy story has lost its happy ending' on the Telegraph website. Author Joanne Harris speaks about the way authors are taken for granted but should be entitled to fair pay just like other professions.
I've got a stack of books I'm really looking forward to reading (see image below), so I thought I'd share them with you (along with their pages on GoodReads): Elizabeth is Missing - Emma Healey A Question of Identity - Susan Hill Bridget Jones: Mad About the Boy - Helen Fielding This One is Mine… Continue reading Book Haul/ To Read list!
This is a fairly quick review of Until You’re Mine by Samantha Hayes because it’s such a gripping thriller full of surprises that I don’t want to give anything away! Here is the blurb on the back cover: "Claudia seems to have the perfect life. She's heavily pregnant with a much-wanted baby, she has a loving husband,… Continue reading Until You’re Mine by Samantha Hayes – a page turner and mind-twister…
The Last Runaway by Tracy Chevalier follows a naive quaker girl, Honor Bright, who leaves Bristol for a new life in America with her sister Grace, who is going to marry her fiancé and start a new life there. When her sister dies of yellow fever on the journey over, Honor finds herself alone in… Continue reading The Last Runaway by Tracy Chevalier – review