Dear Edward by Ann Napolitano @napolitanoann @VikingBooksUK #DearEdward

Source: Review copyPublication: 20th February 2020 from VikingPP: 352ISBN-13: 978-0241384077 One summer morning, a flight takes off from New York to Los Angeles. There are 192 passengers aboard: among them a young woman taking a pregnancy test in the airplane toilet; a Wall Street millionaire flirting with the air hostess; an injured soldier returning fromContinue reading “Dear Edward by Ann Napolitano @napolitanoann @VikingBooksUK #DearEdward”

A Long Petal of the Sea by Isabel Allende @isabelallende @BloomsburyBooks

Source: Review copyPublication: 21 January 2020 from BloomsburyPP: 336ISBN-13: 978-1526615909 September 3, 1939, the day of the Spanish exiles’ splendid arrival in Chile, the Second World War broke out in Europe. Victor Dalmau is a young doctor when he is caught up in the Spanish Civil War, a tragedy that leaves his life – andContinue reading “A Long Petal of the Sea by Isabel Allende @isabelallende @BloomsburyBooks”

On the Up by Alice O’Keeffe @AliceOKeeffe @CoronetBooks @JennyPlatt90 #OnTheUp

Source: Review copyPublication: 14 November 2019 from CoronetPP: 336ISBN-13: 978-1529303353 By reading Style magazine, I was training myself not to want things. It was going quite well. I had already found that I did not want a pair of Yves Saint Laurent mules, a chandelier made from plastic antlers, or a diamond-encrusted necklace in theContinue reading “On the Up by Alice O’Keeffe @AliceOKeeffe @CoronetBooks @JennyPlatt90 #OnTheUp”

The Confession by Jessie Burton @picadorbooks @greenkatie @

Source: Review copyPublication: 19th September from PicadorPP: 462ISBN-13: 978-1509886142 One winter’s afternoon on Hampstead Heath in 1980, Elise Morceau meets Constance Holden and quickly falls under her spell. Connie is bold and alluring, a successful writer whose novel is being turned into a major Hollywood film. Elise follows Connie to LA, a city of strangeContinue reading “The Confession by Jessie Burton @picadorbooks @greenkatie @”

What is Home? Chaired by Val McDermid with Robin Robertson, Linda Grant and Leila Abouela. @EdBookFest

The Edinburgh International Book Festival theme for 2019 is ‘We Need New Stories’. As part of that strand, there have been sessions on Homelessness, and I had the enormous privilege of attending two of those which have been both profound and educational in the broadest sense. The first of these, chaired by Val McDermid, sawContinue reading “What is Home? Chaired by Val McDermid with Robin Robertson, Linda Grant and Leila Abouela. @EdBookFest”

The Carer by Deborah Moggach @publicitybooks @tinderpress #TheCarer #DeborahMoggach

Source: Review copyPublication: July 9th 2019 from Tinder PressPP: 272ISBN-13: 978-1472260482 James is getting on a bit and needs full-time help. So Phoebe and Robert, his middle-aged offspring, employ Mandy, who seems willing to take him off their hands. But as James regales his family with tales of Mandy’s virtues, their shopping trips, and theContinue reading “The Carer by Deborah Moggach @publicitybooks @tinderpress #TheCarer #DeborahMoggach”

The Red Word by Sarah Henstra @AnneCater @TrampPress #TheRedWord #SarahHenstra #blogtour

Source: Review copyPublication: 21st March 2019 from Tramp PressPP: 326ISBN-13: 978-1999700874 The myths don’t have a clue what to do with women. They have nothing to say about us whatsoever. We need to build our own f**king mythology. When Ivy League university student Karen wakes up after a frat party on the lawn of aContinue reading “The Red Word by Sarah Henstra @AnneCater @TrampPress #TheRedWord #SarahHenstra #blogtour”

The Body Lies by Jo Baker @JoBakerWriter @AlisonBarrow @Doubledaybooks @AnneCater #bookreview #TheBodyLies #blogtour

Source: Review copyPublication: 13 June 2019 from DoubledayPP: 288ISBN-13: 978-0857526434 When a young writer accepts a job at a university in the remote countryside, it’s meant to be a fresh start, away from the big city and the scene of a violent assault she’s desperate to forget. But when one of her students starts sendingContinue reading “The Body Lies by Jo Baker @JoBakerWriter @AlisonBarrow @Doubledaybooks @AnneCater #bookreview #TheBodyLies #blogtour”

A Modern Family by Helga Flatland trs Rosie Hedger @HelgaFlatland @Rosie_Hedger @OrendaBooks #AModernFamily

Source: Review copyPublication:  13 June  from Orenda BooksPP: 276ISBN-13: 978-1912374458 When Liv, Ellen and Håkon, along with their partners and children, arrive in Rome to celebrate their father’s seventieth birthday, a quiet earthquake occurs: their parents have decided to divorce. Shocked and disbelieving, the siblings try to come to terms with their parents’ decision asContinue reading “A Modern Family by Helga Flatland trs Rosie Hedger @HelgaFlatland @Rosie_Hedger @OrendaBooks #AModernFamily”

The Porpoise by Mark Haddon @mark_haddon @ChattoBooks

Source: Review copyPublication: 9th May 2019 from Chatto and WindusPP: 336ISBN-13: 978-1784742829 A newborn baby is the sole survivor of a terrifying plane crash. She is raised in wealthy isolation by an overprotective father. She knows nothing of the rumours about a beautiful young woman, hidden from the world. When a suitor visits, he understandsContinue reading “The Porpoise by Mark Haddon @mark_haddon @ChattoBooks”

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