Healthy Speedy Suppers [review]

Healthy Speedy Suppers by Katriona MacGregor

[Synopsis] Bursting with quick, simple and deliciously healthy recipes, Healthy Speedy Suppers will inspire anyone who feels too tired or busy to cook at the end of the day. Katriona MacGregor started her Speedy Weeknight Suppers column for The Telegraphonline in 2013, after a move back to exhausting London office life caused a slump in… Continue reading Healthy Speedy Suppers [review]


Robert Eggleton [author spotlight]

Rarity from the Hollow - Robert Eggleton

Today on the blog I'm excited to have an spotlight post on Robert Eggleton, author of Rarity from the Hollow. It's described as 'a children's story - for adults' and 'not for the prudish, faint of heart, or easily offended' - how can that fail to intrigue you?! [About Rarity from the Hollow] Lacy Dawn's father… Continue reading Robert Eggleton [author spotlight]

Shtum [review]

Shtum by Jem Lester

[Synopsis] Powerful, darkly funny and heart-breaking, Shtum is a story about fathers and sons, autism, and dysfunctional relationships. Ben Jewell has hit breaking point. His ten-year-old son Jonah has severe autism and Ben and his wife, Emma, are struggling to cope. When Ben and Emma fake a separation - a strategic decision to further Jonah's… Continue reading Shtum [review]

This Secret We’re Keeping [review]

This Secret We're Keeping by Rebecca Done

[Synopsis] A pupil and a teacher. Is it ever right to break the rules? Jessica Hart has never forgotten Matthew Landley. After all, he was her first love when she was fifteen years old. But he was also her school maths teacher, and their forbidden affair ended in scandal with his arrest and imprisonment. Now,… Continue reading This Secret We’re Keeping [review]

Stephen Childs [author spotlight]

On Track For Murder by Stephen Childs

I am so pleased to today have author Stephen Childs on the blog, sharing the inspiration behind his new novel, On Track For Murder. It's set in the 19th century and follows 18 year old Abigail as she tries to track down her father's killer. With lots of mystery and adventure, it sounds like a great… Continue reading Stephen Childs [author spotlight]

The Useful Book [review]

The Useful Book by Sharon and David Bowers

[Synopsis] A modern and energetically designed encyclopedia of DIY with everything you need to know to roll up your sleeves and cook it, build it, sew it, clean it, or repair it yourself. In other words, everything you would have learned from your shop and home ec teachers, if you'd had them. The Useful Book… Continue reading The Useful Book [review]

Frank Lankaster [author spotlight]

TIm Connor Hits Trouble

I am so pleased to today have author Frank Lankaster on the blog, sharing some fun facts about himself and his new novel, Tim Connor Hits Trouble. It's all part of Clink Street's Blogival, which runs from 1- 30 June; find out more here. 10 Things author Frank Lankaster wants you to know about him As a… Continue reading Frank Lankaster [author spotlight]

The Missing [review]

The Missing by C.L. Taylor

[Synopsis] You love your family. They make you feel safe. You trust them. Or do you…? When fifteen-year-old Billy Wilkinson goes missing in the middle of the night, his mother, Claire Wilkinson, blames herself. She's not the only one. There isn't a single member of Billy's family that doesn't feel guilty. But the Wilkinson’s are… Continue reading The Missing [review]

The One-in-a-Million Boy [review]

The One In A Million Boy - Monica Wood

[Synopsis] Miss Ona Vitkus has - aside from three months in the summer of 1914 - lived unobtrusively, her secrets fiercely protected. The boy, with his passion for world records, changes all that. He is eleven. She is one hundred and four years, one hundred and thirty three days old (they are counting). And he… Continue reading The One-in-a-Million Boy [review]

Declan Milling [author spotlight]

I am so pleased to today have author Declan Milling on the blog, sharing his inspiration behind his new novel, Carbon Black, a fast-moving story of corruption and murder; definitely one to add to the TBR list! It's all part of Clink Street's Blogival, which runs from 1- 30 June; find out more here. So, over to… Continue reading Declan Milling [author spotlight]