Educated by Tara Westover [review]

Title: Educated Author: Tara Westover Publisher: Random House UK [Synopsis] Tara Westover was seventeen the first time she set foot in a classroom. Born to survivalists in the mountains of Idaho, she prepared for the end of the world by stockpiling home-canned peaches and sleeping with her “head-for-the-hills bag.” In the summer she stewed herbs… Continue reading Educated by Tara Westover [review]

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3 mini #bookreviews by my mum!  #TheMermaidAndMrsHancock, #ThreeThingsAboutElse & #Educated

Here's a few mini guest reviews by my mum! She's not a book blogger herself but works in library & information services for the Royal National Institute for the Blind, getting to work with books everyday (and therefore gets to enjoy the wonders of Netgalley too!) Title: The Mermaid and Mrs Hancock Author: Imogen Hermes Gowar… Continue reading 3 mini #bookreviews by my mum!  #TheMermaidAndMrsHancock, #ThreeThingsAboutElse & #Educated

WWW Wednesday [28 March 2018]

WWW Wednesday is a weekly meme, hosted by Sam at Taking On a World of Words. Visit her blog to take a look, and get involved too if you can, even if you don’t have a blog yourself – as she says, you can leave your answers in the post comments

Entanglement by @KatyMahood [review]

Title: Entanglement Author: Katy Mahood Publisher: The Borough Press [Synopsis] 2007: at the end of a momentous day, Charlie, Stella and John cross paths under the arches of Paddington Station. As Charlie locks eyes with Stella across the platform, a brief, powerful spark of recognition flashes between them. But they are strangers … aren’t they?… Continue reading Entanglement by @KatyMahood [review]

Twin Truths by @shelanrodger [blog tour review + guest post] @domepress

Today I am so pleased to be on the blog tour for Shelan Rodger's new novel, Twin Truths! I loved Yellow Room [read my review here] so jumped at the chance to read and review this very intriguing-sounding novel... read on to find out what I thought and read a great guest post by Shelan on… Continue reading Twin Truths by @shelanrodger [blog tour review + guest post] @domepress

‘Can’t-wait’ reads: March/ April edition

Here are some of the books I'm most excited to read for the rest of March and into April! There are some brilliant-looking books here that I can't wait to get started on (not all new releases, just new-to-me!), so read on to find out more... Entanglement - Katy Mahood [Synopsis] 2007: at the end… Continue reading ‘Can’t-wait’ reads: March/ April edition

Hangman by @daniel_p_cole [review] @orionbooks

Title: Hangman  Author: Daniel Cole Publisher: Orion [Synopsis] Eighteen months have passed, but the scars the Ragdoll murders left behind remain. DCI Emily Baxter is summoned to a meeting with US Special Agents Elliot Curtis of the FBI and Damien Rouche of the CIA. There, she is presented with photographs of the latest copycat murder:… Continue reading Hangman by @daniel_p_cole [review] @orionbooks

WWW Wednesday [21 March 2018]

WWW Wednesday is a weekly meme, hosted by Sam at Taking On a World of Words. Visit her blog to take a look, and get involved too if you can, even if you don’t have a blog yourself – as she says, you can leave your answers in the post comments

The Memory Chamber [audiobook review]

Title: The Memory Chamber Author: Holly Cave Publisher: Quercus [Synopsis] True death is a thing of the past. Now you can spend the rest of eternity reliving your happiest memories: that first kiss, falling in love, the birth of your children, enjoyed on loop for ever and ever. Isobel is a Heaven Architect, and she… Continue reading The Memory Chamber [audiobook review]

The Stranger [review]

Title: The Stranger Author: Kate Riordan Publisher: Michael Joseph [Synopsis] Cornwall, 1940. In the hushed hours of the night a woman is taken by the sea. Was it a tragic accident? Or should the residents of Penhallow have been more careful about whom they invited in? In the midst of war three women arrive seeking… Continue reading The Stranger [review]