Ok. So.…...wow. I have been utterly immersed in The Best of Crimes by K.C. Maher for the best part of today, and never have I read a book where I've felt so conflicted. The main character, Walter Mitchell tells the story via first person narration, and his searing honesty is what makes this book both … Continue reading The Best of Crimes by K.C. Maher
My thanks to Nikki Griffiths at Melville House for the ARC copy of Juliet the Maniac. This is the type of book that, were I not running this book blog, I most likely would never have found, let alone chosen to read. However, when I was offered the opportunity to read it, there was something … Continue reading Juliet the Maniac by Juliet Escoria
It is a pleasure to open the blog tour today for Take Me To The Edge by Katya Boirand. My thanks to Anne Cater for inviting me to take part. When I first read the concept for this collection of poetry, I think I nearly snapped Anne's virtual arm off. All of the poems in … Continue reading Take Me To The Edge by Katya Boirand
I bought and read this earlier in the year, and it seemed only right to post my review today as it has just been released in paperback! Roar is collection of short stories, thirty to be exact, and each story tells the tale of a different woman dealing with some challenge whether this be an … Continue reading Roar by Cecelia Ahern
Wow. I cannot believe that it was last September that I (very excitedly!) reviewed The House Across the Street by Lesley Pearse (my review is here). She is one of my long-time favourite authors and I was honoured to have my Twitterverse wish granted and be able to read an ARC copy of this book, … Continue reading The House Across the Street by Lesley Pearse – Paperback Release!
My thanks to the publisher, Fly on the Wall Poetry Press and Anne Cater for inviting me to take part in this blog tour. I was instantly intrigued by Bad Mommy, Stay Mommy. My experience of motherhood with my firstborn was blighted by postnatal depression, and as a result I am fascinated by prose and … Continue reading Bad Mommy, Stay Mommy by Elisabeth Horan
I don't read very much in the way of non-fiction, and this book has me wondering why the heck not! Not only did I find it a riveting read, but I found it really inspirational too. Hard Pushed is part-memoir and follows the career of the author, Leah Hazard from her student days right through … Continue reading Hard Pushed: A Midwife’s Story by Leah Hazard
I'm delighted to be on the blog tour today for A Little Hotel in Cornwall by Laura Briggs. My thanks to Rachel at Rachel's Random Resources for inviting me to take part. Maisie Clark has dreams of becoming a writer, and when the dreams she has worked so hard to achieve are delivered a blow … Continue reading A Little Hotel in Cornwall by Laura Briggs
Earlier this year, I read and enjoyed Summer on the Italian Lakes by Lucy Coleman (my review is here!) and it is now available on e-book for only 99p, an absolute steal! The purchase links are just below! In the meantime, I'm delighted to hand over to the author herself so she can tell you … Continue reading Summer on the Italian Lakes by Lucy Coleman – 99p!!
I reviewed A Greek Affair earlier in the year, and it was the perfect dose of sun-filled romance! Click here to read my review! Even better - it is now available on Kindle for just 99p! Read ahead for more information on the novel, and also the chance to win some lovely prizes!! About the … Continue reading A Greek Affair by Linn B. Halton – 99p!!