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In a Dark, Dark Wood by Ruth Ware

This is a chilling novel which really had me spooked! A fast paced thriller which really gets the tension going from page one. I was able to read a copy of this book via Netgalley.    Here’s the blurb: Someone’s getting married. Someone’s getting murdered. […]

One Wish In Manhatten by Mandy Baggot Book Review

As Bookouture Christmas comes into an end, I have a great review to leave you with. This is a lovely, romantic story which is just the Christmas tonic I needed. This a great book if you want a piece of escapism set in the magical […]

Q&A with Mandy Baggot, Author Of One Wish in Manhattan #BookoutureXmas

   Today as part of Bookouture Christmas I’m welcoming Mandy Baggot, author of  One Wish in Manhattan, to the blog for a Q&A! Find out about what gets Mandy in a Christmassy mood, her writing tips and an X factor audition!   1. I love […]

Christmas at Lilac Cottage by Holly Martin Book Review #BookoutureXmas

   Holly says this is the perfect book to curl up by the fire with, and I totally agree! Christmas at Lilac Cottage is a snowy whirlwind of romance and full of Christmas charm. I was able to read this book by taking part in […]

Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer Brownies by Bella! #BookoutureXmas

   These fabulous brownies are featured heavily in ‘Bella’s Christmas Bake Off’ By Sue Watson- and the recipe is also included in the book – it was only fair that I gave the recipe a go and try them! They are so easy to make […]

Bella’s Christmas Bake Off by Sue Watson #BookoutureXmas

     First of all let me say Welcome to Bookouture Xmas!  I was thrilled to be able to read an advance copy of Bella’s Christmas  Bake Off from Bookouture via Netgalley as part of the #BookoutureXmas event. Check back each day until 27th October […]

What I’ve Read: September

I have been a bad book blogger. In that, I haven’t blogged anything booky for a really long time. I suddenly hit a reading block, and I just couldn’t budge it for a while. I didn’t read anything for a long time. Life got in […]

Secrets of The River by Jess McGlynn Book Review

Secrets of The River is the debut novel of blogger Jess McGlynn. Jess very kindly sent me an ebook version of her book in order for me to undertake a review.    Here’s the Blurb: Some secrets simply can’t remain hidden…  When Isabelle moves to […]

Evil Games by Angela Marsons Book Review

A thrilling, tense page turner, this second book in the Kim Stone series doesn’t disappoint…. I received an eBook copy of Evil Games via NetGalley    Here’s the Blurb: The greater the Evil, the more deadly the game… When a rapist is found mutilated in a […]

Little Black Lies by Sharon Bolton Book Review

A tense psychological thriller that will keep you guessing until the end, this is great read… I received a copy of this book from Netgalley Here’s the Blurb: What’s the worst thing your best friend could do to you? Admittedly, it wasn’t murder. A moment’s […]