Blog Tour Review: Blood Song – Johana Gustawsson

Blog Tour Review: Blood Song – Johana Gustawsson

About The Book Spain, 1938: The country is wracked by civil war, and as Valencia falls to Franco’s brutal dictatorship, Republican Therese witnesses the murders of her family. Captured and sent to the notorious Las Ventas women’s prison, Therese gives birth to a daughter who is forcibly taken from her. Falkenberg, Sweden, 2016: A wealthy family is … Continue reading Blog Tour Review: Blood Song – Johana Gustawsson

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Blog Tour Review: The Secrets We Kept – Lara Prescott

Blog Tour Review: The Secrets We Kept – Lara Prescott

About The Book TWO FEMALE SPIES. A BANNED MASTERPIECE. A BOOK THAT CHANGED HISTORY. 1956. A celebrated Russian author is writing a book, Doctor Zhivago, which could spark dissent in the Soviet Union. The Soviets, afraid of its subversive power, ban it. But in the rest of the world it’s fast becoming a sensation. In … Continue reading Blog Tour Review: The Secrets We Kept – Lara Prescott

Book Review: The Hiding Game by Naomi Wood

Book Review: The Hiding Game by Naomi Wood

About The Book In 1922, Paul Beckermann arrives at the Bauhaus art school and is immediately seduced by both the charismatic teaching and his fellow students. Eccentric and alluring, the more time Paul spends with his new friends the closer they become, and the deeper he falls in love with the mesmerising Charlotte. But Paul … Continue reading Book Review: The Hiding Game by Naomi Wood

Desert Island Books with @macreviewsbooks

Desert Island Books with @macreviewsbooks

Hello and welcome to another instalment of Desert Island Books! This is a monthly feature where I chat to bloggers, authors and people from the book industry about the books they love. The premise is simple – imagine you have ended up on a desert island. You have sufficient food and clean water but you … Continue reading Desert Island Books with @macreviewsbooks

August 2019 Books

August 2019 Books

Hello! August was a lot of fun with some bookish things and some trips thrown in for good measure too. First up was a visit to The Biscuit Factory in Newcastle where Forum Books have a pop-up shop and a whole host of brilliant author events. I've long been a fan of David Nicholls and … Continue reading August 2019 Books

Book Review: Never Have I Ever – Joshilyn Jackson

Book Review: Never Have I Ever – Joshilyn Jackson

About The Book Amy Whey is proud of her ordinary life and the simple pleasures that come with it—teaching diving lessons, baking cookies for new neighbors, helping her best friend, Charlotte, run their local book club. Her greatest joy is her family: her devoted professor husband, her spirited fifteen-year-old stepdaughter, her adorable infant son. And, … Continue reading Book Review: Never Have I Ever – Joshilyn Jackson

Blog Tour Review: Toletis – Rafa Ruiz (Guest Review)

Blog Tour Review: Toletis – Rafa Ruiz (Guest Review)

Hello! I have something a little different today, a review of a children's book called Toletis by Rafa Ruiz. Being a fully fledged grown up with boring things like a job and a mortgage I didn't think I was best placed to review a children's book. Fortunately I know a lovely little girl called Lucy … Continue reading Blog Tour Review: Toletis – Rafa Ruiz (Guest Review)