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Book Reviews

Silent Scream by Angela Marsons Book Review

I recieved a copy of this book via Netgalley   I had heard a lot about this book online, and I was really interested. I hadn’t read a crime book for ages so was really looking forward to a great read, and I have to say […]

The A-Z of You and Me by James Hannah Book Review

I was lucky enough to receive a copy of this book via NetGalley.  Here’s The Blurb: A striking literary debut of love and mortality perfect for fans of quirky, heart-wrenching fiction like Nathan Filer, David Nicholls and Rachel Joyce. Ivo fell for her. He fell […]

Hausfrau by Jill Alexander Essbaum Book Review

Hausfrau is a hauntingly beautiful book, set in Switzerland. Anna, an American ex-pat, has lived in Switzerland for 9 years. I was able to read this book to review through being sent an ebook via Netgalley. Here’s the blurb: Anna Benz lives in comfort and […]

Disclaimer by Renee Knight Book Review

I was really fortunate to be sent a proof copy of this eagerly anticipated novel. The idea of this book reeled me in from the moment I saw the cover. This book is hotly tipped to do well and there has been a buzz about […]

Confessions of a Mother Inferior by Ericka Waller Book Review

Confessions of a Mother Inferior is a great read and written by my lovely pal, Ericka from Mum in The South blog. This is my honest opinion of the book: Here’s the blurb: Peta has three children under five, a job she hates and a […]

The Girl In The Photograph by Kate Riordan Book Review

I was fortunate to be sent an electronic version of this book via Netgalley. The blurb intrigued me – I quite like a tale set in the past, with a past and present story – I like Kate Mosses books for example. Here’s the blurb […]

Going Out In The Midday Sun by Kate. A. Hardy #bahlsenbookclub review

Going Out In The Midday Sun is a really good read. It’s based around the lives of four Londoners in the late 90s, and their lives all interweave with each other. Here’s the blurb: Four Londoners out of 8 million – through a series of […]

Second Life by SJ Watson Book Review

I was so lucky to receive a an advance copy of Second Life by SJ Watson. I loved Before I Go To Sleep so was very excited to see what SJ’s second novel would bring us. Here’s the blurb: She loves her husband. She’s obsessed […]

What I’ve Read….September

This has been a bumper month for me with regards to books, going on holiday meant that I could get through a few books, which I thought was brilliant! We Are All Completely Beside Ourselves by Karen Joy Fowler I loved this book, it is […]

A Single Breath by Lucy Clarke Bahlsen Book Club Review

A Single Breath by Lucy Clarke is this month’s Bahlsen Book Club Review. Here’s the Blurb: The deeper the water, the darker the secrets There were so many times I thought about telling you the truth, Eva. What stopped me was always the same thing… […]