All Is Fair In Love And War [review]

Synopsis: Set in a war-torn Australia, where killer mercenaries and violent gangs rule the streets, a lone journalist embarks on an adventure to try to piece together a broken world. Fortune favours the lucky... My Review: All Is Fair In Love And War by Michael Goodison is a fast paced, entertaining novel set in dystopian… Continue reading All Is Fair In Love And War [review]

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August Book Haul!

Book haul stack

Hello everyone, I've got a book haul to share with you today! I promised myself that I wouldn't buy any more books until I've read more of the ones I've already got, especially as I'm running out of room, but then the below happened... Some have been bought and a few were sent to me… Continue reading August Book Haul!

Cocktails for Book Lovers!

Tequila Mockingbird by Tim Federle

  Synopsis: Congrats. You fought through War and Peace, burned through Fahrenheit 451, and sailed through Moby-Dick. All right, you nearly drowned in Moby-Dick, but you made it to shore—and you deserve a drink! A fun gift for barflies and a terrific treat for book clubs, Tequila Mockingbird is the ultimate cocktail book for the… Continue reading Cocktails for Book Lovers!

The Mistake I Made [review]

The Mistake I Made by Paula Daly

Synopsis: Single mother Roz has reached breaking-point. After the dissolution of her marriage, Roz’s business has gone under, debts are racking up, the rent is late (again), and she's struggling to provide for her nine-year-old son, who is starting to misbehave in school. Roz is in trouble. Real trouble. When Roz returns home from work… Continue reading The Mistake I Made [review]

Current/ Future Reads [August 2015]

All is Fair in Love and War by Michael Goodison

I'm back with another list of books I'm currently reading/ will be reading soon! As usual I've been unable to resist reviewing some brilliant-looking new titles so some of my other, previously mentioned books are STILL sitting on my bookshelf but hey, why change the habit of a life time! 🙂 All titles link through… Continue reading Current/ Future Reads [August 2015]

Letting You Go by Anoushka Knight

Letting You Go by Anoushka Knight

Synopsis: What if a tragedy occurred and you only had yourself to blame? How do you move on from the past? Alex Foster lives a quiet life, avoiding the home she hasn’t visited in eight years. Then her sister Jaime calls. Their mother is sick, and Alex must return. Suddenly she’s plunged back into the… Continue reading Letting You Go by Anoushka Knight

Peek into the lives of colourful characters in ‘Fishbowl’!

Fishbowl by Bradley Somer

Synopsis: A goldfish named Ian is falling from the 27th-floor balcony on which his fishbowl sits. He's longed for adventure, so when the opportunity arises, he escapes from his bowl, clears the balcony railing and finds himself airborne. Plummeting toward the street below, Ian witnesses the lives of the Seville on Roxy residents. There's the… Continue reading Peek into the lives of colourful characters in ‘Fishbowl’!

Book Club: Orange Is The New Black

Orange is the New Black

When my friend picked Orange Is The New Black as July’s Book Club choice, we all said we’d try and separate the book from the hugely popular TV series which was based on Piper Kerman’s true story. There were a few of the group who had never seen the TV programme so we didn’t want… Continue reading Book Club: Orange Is The New Black

The Good Liar [review]

The Good Liar by Nicholas Searle

[Synopsis] This is a life told back to front. This is a man who has lied all his life. Roy is a conman living in a small English town, about to pull off his final con. He is going to meet and woo a beautiful woman and slip away with her life savings. But who… Continue reading The Good Liar [review]

DCI Alan Banks continues in Abattoir Blues..

Abattoir Blues by Peter Robinson

Synopsis: The story begins with a stolen tractor, hardly a job for DCI Banks and his Homicide and Major Crimes team, but the new police commissioner has put rural crime high on her agenda. At the same time, an apparent crime scene is discovered in an old hangar at an abandoned World War II airfield.… Continue reading DCI Alan Banks continues in Abattoir Blues..