To Paradise by Hanya Yanagihara @PanMacMillan @picadorbooks

Source: Review copyPublication: 11 January 2022 from PicadorPP: 729ISBN-13: 978-1529077476 In an alternate version of 1893 America, New York is part of the Free States, where people may live and love whomever they please (or so it seems). The fragile young scion of a distinguished family resists betrothal to a worthy suitor, drawn to aContinue reading “To Paradise by Hanya Yanagihara @PanMacMillan @picadorbooks”

Punishment of a Hunter by Yulia Yakovleva trs Ruth Ahmedzai Kemp @YuliaYakovleva @PushkinPress @PoppyBookPR @RuthAhmedzai

Source: Review copyPublication: 28 October 2021 from Pushkin PressPP: 224ISBN-13: 978-1782276777 MURDER1930s Leningrad. Stalin is tightening his grip on the Soviet Union, and a mood of fear cloaks the city. Detective Vasily Zaitsev is tasked with investigating a series of bizarre and seemingly motiveless homicides. MAYHEMAs the curious deaths continue, precious Old Master paintings startContinue reading “Punishment of a Hunter by Yulia Yakovleva trs Ruth Ahmedzai Kemp @YuliaYakovleva @PushkinPress @PoppyBookPR @RuthAhmedzai”

Fall by West Camel @west_camel @OrendaBooks

Source: Review copyPublication: 9 October e-book; 9 December p/backPP: 276ISBN-13: ‎ 978-1913193928 My thanks to Orenda Books for an advance copy for review Estranged brothers are reunited over plans to develop the tower block where they grew up, but the desolate estate becomes a stage for reliving the events of one life-changing summer, forty yearsContinue reading “Fall by West Camel @west_camel @OrendaBooks”

The Lincoln Highway by Amor Towles @HutchHeinemann @amortowles

Source: Review copyPublication: 21 October 2021 from CornerstonePP: 592ISBN-13: 978-1786332523 My thanks to the publisher for an advance copy for review In June, 1954, eighteen-year-old Emmett Watson is driven home to Nebraska by the warden of the juvenile work farm where he has just served fifteen months for involuntary manslaughter. With his mother long gone,Continue reading “The Lincoln Highway by Amor Towles @HutchHeinemann @amortowles”

Reprieve by James Han Mattson @BloomsburyBooks

Source: Review copyPublication: 5th October 2021 from BloomsburyPP: 416ISBN-13: ‎ 978-1526635563 Most people didn’t make it to Cell Six, he said. Most called out the safe word – reprieve – after the first Cell. It was that intense. When Bryan, Jaidee, Victor and Jane team up to compete at a full-contact escape room, it seemsContinue reading “Reprieve by James Han Mattson @BloomsburyBooks”

The Sweetness of Water by Nathan Harris @headlinepg @tinderpress

Source: Own copyPublication: 21 June 2021 from Tinder PressPP: 368ISBN-13: 978-1472274373 In the dying days of the American Civil War, newly freed brothers Landry and Prentiss find themselves cast into the world without a penny to their names. Forced to hide out in the woods near their former Georgia plantation, they’re soon discovered by theContinue reading “The Sweetness of Water by Nathan Harris @headlinepg @tinderpress”

Emily Noble’s Disgrace by Mary Paulson Ellis @mspaulsonellis @MantleBooks

Source: Review copyPublication: 19 August 2021 from MantlePP: 384ISBN-13: 978-1529036176 My thanks to Mantle for an early copy for review. The case is unexceptional, that is what I know. A house full of stuff left behind by a dead woman, abandoned at the last . . . When trauma cleaner Essie Pound makes a gruesomeContinue reading “Emily Noble’s Disgrace by Mary Paulson Ellis @mspaulsonellis @MantleBooks”

No Honour by Awais Khan @AwaisKhanAuthor @OrendaBooks @RandomTTours

Source: Review copyPublication:  19 June 2021 in e-book; 19 August 2021 in paperbackPP: 276ISBN-13: 978-1913193782 My thanks to Orenda Books for an advance copy for review A young woman defies convention in a small Pakistani village, with devastating results for her and her family. A stunning, immense beautiful novel about courage, family and the meaningContinue reading “No Honour by Awais Khan @AwaisKhanAuthor @OrendaBooks @RandomTTours”

The Image of Her by Sonia Velton @Soniavelton @QuercusBooks

Source: Review copyPublication: 22 July 2021 from QuercusPP: 384ISBN-13: ‎ 978-1529406498 My thanks to the publisher for an advance copy for review STELLA and CONNIE are strangers, brought together by two traumatic events – cruel twists of fate that happen thousands of miles apart. Stella lives with her mother, a smothering narcissist. When she succumbsContinue reading “The Image of Her by Sonia Velton @Soniavelton @QuercusBooks”

Songbirds by Christy Lefteri @Christy_Lefteri @ZaffreBooks

Source: Review copyPublication: 8 July 2021 from Manilla PressPP: 400ISBN-13: ‎ 978-1838773762 My thanks to the publisher for an advance copy for review She walks unseen through our world. Cares for our children, cleans our homes. She has a story to tell. Will you listen? Nisha has crossed oceans to give her child a future.Continue reading “Songbirds by Christy Lefteri @Christy_Lefteri @ZaffreBooks”

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