Source: Review copyPublication: 1st June 2022 ebook from Ultimo Press; H/b 15 Sept 2022PP: 266ASIN: B09R41JFYN My thanks to Ultimo Press for an advance copy for review Hannah Tigone, bestselling Australian crime author, is crafting a new novel that begins in the Boston Public Library: four strangers; Winifred, Cain, Marigold and Whit are sitting atContinue reading “The Woman in the Library by Sulari Gentill @SulariGentill @ultimopress”
Source: Review copyPublication: 26 May 2022 from PicadorPP: 256ISBN-13: 978-1529080445 My thanks to Picador for an advance copy for review A provocative, razor-sharp, and timely debut novel about a beloved English professor facing a slew of accusations against her professor husband by former students – a situation that becomes more complicated when she herself developsContinue reading “Vladimir by Julia May Jonas @Julia_May_Jonas @picadorbooks”
Source: Review copyPublication: 14 April 2022 from PicadorPP: 400ISBN-13: 9781529068764 My thanks to Picador for an early copy for review Born under different stars, Protestant Mungo and Catholic James live in a hyper-masculine world. They are caught between two of Glasgow’s housing estates where young working-class men divide themselves along sectarian lines, and fight territorialContinue reading “Young Mungo by Douglas Stuart @Doug_D_Stuart @panmacmillan @picadorbooks @CamillaElworthy”
What does it mean to die with grace, when you’re simply not ready to let go?
Source: Review copyPublication: 23 June 2022 from Orenda BooksPP: 276ISBN-13: 978-1914585142 Teenager Sally has just run away from a clinic where she to be treated for anorexia. She’s furious with everything and everyone, and wants to be left in peace. Liss is in her forties, living alone on a large farm that she runs single-handedly.Continue reading “Tasting Sunlight by Ewald Arenz translated by Rachel Ward @EwaldArenz @FwdTranslations @OrendaBooks”
Source: Review copyPublication: 17 March 2022 from Orenda BooksPP: 276ISBN-13: 978-1914585067 My thanks to Orenda Books for an advance copy for review Mired in grief after tragic recent events, state prosecutor Chastity Riley escapes to Scotland, lured to the birthplace of her great-great-grandfather by a mysterious letter suggesting she has inherited a house. In Glasgow,Continue reading “River Clyde by Simone Buchholz trs Rachel Ward @ohneklippo @OrendaBooks @FwdTranslations”
I am woman: hear me roar
An extraordinary story told brilliantly well. A masterclass in storytelling and cinematic in scope.
One of the reasons I love Orenda Books is because they bring us the best literary fiction from across the globe. Tasting Sunlight is from Germany and is a case exactly on point. I am more than ready for the joy of discovering an author who, in the words of his agent, ‘can bring theContinue reading “COVER REVEAL: TASTING SUNLIGHT BY EWALD ARENZ trs Rachel Ward @EwaldArenz @FwdTranslations @OrendaBooks”
It’s glorious, so well written and full of spirit and humanity. Stylish and yet squalid, The Second Cut is chock-full of life, vivid, gleaming characters and a brilliant witty spirit.