Reasons to be Cheerful by Nina Stibbe [review] @ninastibbe

Title: Reasons to be Cheerful Author: Nina Stibbe Publisher: Viking Books [Synopsis] When people in the village heard I was about to start working in the city they tried to unsettle me with tales of woe. The sun, blotted out by the tall buildings, couldn't shine and the rain was poisoned by the toxic fumes that… Continue reading Reasons to be Cheerful by Nina Stibbe [review] @ninastibbe


Run Away by Harlan Coben [publication day review] @HarlanCoben

Run Away - Harlan Coben

Title: Run Away Author: Harlan Coben Publisher: Cornerstone [Synopsis] A perfect family is shattered in RUN AWAY, the new thriller from the master of domestic suspense, Harlan Coben. You've lost your daughter. She's addicted to drugs and to an abusive boyfriend. And she's made it clear that she doesn't want to be found. Then, by… Continue reading Run Away by Harlan Coben [publication day review] @HarlanCoben

The Secretary by Renée Knight [review] @transworldbooks

Title: The Secretary Author: Renée Knight Publisher: Transworld [Synopsis] Renée Knight follows up her international sensation Disclaimerwith this shivery tale of psychological suspense, featuring a character as disturbing and compelling as Mrs. Danvers in Daphne Du Maurier’s Rebecca. From her first day as Personal Assistant to the celebrated Mina Appleton, Christine Butcher understands what is expected of… Continue reading The Secretary by Renée Knight [review] @transworldbooks

Sapiens [audiobook review]

Title: Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind Author: Yuval Noah Harari Format: Audiobook Publisher: Random House Audiobooks [Synopsis] From a renowned historian comes a groundbreaking narrative of humanity’s creation and evolution—a #1 international bestseller—that explores the ways in which biology and history have defined us and enhanced our understanding of what it means to be “human.” … Continue reading Sapiens [audiobook review]

Redemption by @candicefoxbooks [review]

Title: Redemption Author: Candice Fox Series: Crimson Lake Publisher: Random House UK [Synopsis] In a dark roadside hovel called the Barking Fog Inn, the bodies of two young bartenders lie on a beer-sodden floor. Only the night-time animals in the surrounding forest were close enough to hear their screams. Crimson Lake’s resident private detectives are… Continue reading Redemption by @candicefoxbooks [review]

Little Fires Everywhere by Celeste Ng [review] @pronounced_ing

Little Fires Everywhere

Title: Little Fires Everywhere Author: Celest Ng Publisher: Little, Brown Book Group [Synopsis] Everyone in Shaker Heights was talking about it that summer: how Isabelle, the last of the Richardson children, had finally gone around the bend and burned the house down. In Shaker Heights, a placid, progressive suburb of Cleveland, everything is meticulously planned… Continue reading Little Fires Everywhere by Celeste Ng [review] @pronounced_ing

She Lies in Wait [review]

She Lies in Wait - Gytha Lodge

Title: She Lies In Wait Author: Gytha Lodge Series: DCI Jonah Sheens #1 Publisher: Michael Joseph [Synopsis] On a scorching July night in 1983, a group of teenagers goes camping in the forest. Bright and brilliant, they are destined for great things, and the youngest of the group—Aurora Jackson—is delighted to be allowed to tag… Continue reading She Lies in Wait [review]

The Hunting Party by @lucyfoleytweets [review]

The Hunting Party

Title: The Hunting Party Author: Lucy Foley Publisher: HarperCollins UK [Synopsis] The Hunting Party is the author’s first crime novel and is described as combining elements of Agatha Christie’s And Then There Were None (HarperCollins) and The Secret History (Penguin) by Donna Tartt. The novel follows a a tight-knit group of Oxford university alumni as… Continue reading The Hunting Party by @lucyfoleytweets [review]

I’ll be there for you: The One about Friends by Kelsey Miller [review]

I'll be there for you - audiobook cover

Title: I'll Be There For You: The One About Friends Author: Kelsey Miller Format: Audiobook [Synopsis] This definitive retrospective of Friends incorporates interviews, history and behind-the-scenes anecdotes to offer a critical analysis of how a sitcom about six twentysomethings changed television forever. When Friends debuted in 1994, no one expected it to become a mainstay of NBC's… Continue reading I’ll be there for you: The One about Friends by Kelsey Miller [review]

The Guilty Party by Mel McGrath [review]

The Guilty Party

Title: The Guilty Party Author: Mel McGrath Publisher: HarperCollins UK [Synopsis] On a night out, four friends witness a stranger in trouble. They decide to do nothing to help. Later, a body washes up on the banks of the Thames – and the group realises that ignoring the woman has left blood on their hands.… Continue reading The Guilty Party by Mel McGrath [review]