This Lovely City by Louise Hare @LouRHare @HQstories #ThisLovelyCity @joe_thomas25

Source: Review copyPublication: 12th March 2020 from HQPP: 400ISBN-13: 978-0008332570 The drinks are flowing. The music is playing. But the party can’t last. With the Blitz over and London reeling from war, jazz musician Lawrie Matthews has answered England’s call for help. Fresh off the Empire Windrush, he’s taken a tiny room in south LondonContinue reading “This Lovely City by Louise Hare @LouRHare @HQstories #ThisLovelyCity @joe_thomas25”

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”

Bearmouth by Liz Hyder @LondonBessie @emmafinnigan @PushkinPress #Bearmouth #Y/A #Blogtour

Source: Review copyPublication: 19th September from Pushkin Children’s BooksPP: 320ISBN-13: 978-1782692423 It only taykes one person to start a revolushun Life in Bearmouth is one of hard labour, the sunlit world above the mine a distant memory. Reward will come in the next life with the benevolence of the Mayker. New accepts everything – thatContinue reading “Bearmouth by Liz Hyder @LondonBessie @emmafinnigan @PushkinPress #Bearmouth #Y/A #Blogtour”

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 @”

Endgame by Daniel Cole @Daniel_P_Cole @TrapezeBooks #Endgame

Source: Review copyPublication: 5 September 2019 from TrapezePP: 352ISBN-13: 978-1409168843 A locked room. A dead body. A secret that went to the grave. When retired police officer Finlay Shaw is found dead in a locked room, everyone thinks it’s suicide. But disgraced detective William ‘Wolf’ Fawkes isn’t so sure. Together with his former partner DetectiveContinue reading “Endgame by Daniel Cole @Daniel_P_Cole @TrapezeBooks #Endgame”

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 Strawberry Thief by Joanne Harris @Joannechocolat @orionbooks @Tr4cyF3nt0n

Source: Review copyPublication: 4th April 2019 from OrionPP: 368ISBN-13: 978-1409170754 Vianne Rocher has settled down. Lansquenet-sous-Tannes, the place that once rejected her, has finally become her home. With Rosette, her ‘special’ child, she runs her chocolate shop in the square, talks to her friends on the river, is part of the community. Even Reynaud, theContinue reading “The Strawberry Thief by Joanne Harris @Joannechocolat @orionbooks @Tr4cyF3nt0n”

If Only I Could Tell You by Hannah Beckerman @hannahbeckerman @PoppyStimpson @OrionBooks @Tr4cyF3nt0n #IfOnly #bookreview

Source: Review Copy Publication: 21st February 2019 from Orion PP: 368 ISBN-13: 978-1409177302 Audrey’s family has fallen apart. Her two grown-up daughters, Jess and Lily, are estranged, and her two teenage granddaughters have never been allowed to meet. A secret that echoes back thirty years has splintered the family in two, but is also theContinue reading “If Only I Could Tell You by Hannah Beckerman @hannahbeckerman @PoppyStimpson @OrionBooks @Tr4cyF3nt0n #IfOnly #bookreview”

Call Me Star Girl by Louise Beech @LouiseWriter @OrendaBooks

Source: Review copyPublication: 18 Feb 2019 in e-book. 18 April 2019 in paperback from Orenda BooksPP: 300ISBN-13: 978-1912374632 Tonight is the night for secrets…A taut, emotive and all-consuming psychological thriller, reminiscent of Play Misty for Me … from the critically acclaimed author of Maria in the Moon and  The Lion Tamer Who Lost… Pregnant VictoriaContinue reading “Call Me Star Girl by Louise Beech @LouiseWriter @OrendaBooks”

#Bookvent #Day16 Top Reads of 2018 @sofkazinovieff

Today it is day sixteen in my series showcasing my top reads of 2018, following the innovative idea of #bookvent from Jen Lucas of Jen Med’s Book Reviews. My choice for today’s top read is not a comfortable one. It is a  beautifully constructed, wholly engrossing, thought provoking, wholly uncomfortable read. This book is aContinue reading “#Bookvent #Day16 Top Reads of 2018 @sofkazinovieff”

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