Blog Tour Review: Bad Apples – Will Dean

Blog Tour Review: Bad Apples – Will Dean

About The Book A murder A resident of small-town Visberg is found decapitated in the forest A festival An isolated hilltop community celebrates ’Pan Night’ after the apple harvest A race against time As Visberg closes ranks, there could not be a worse time for Tuva Moodyson to arrive as deputy editor of the local … Continue reading Blog Tour Review: Bad Apples – Will Dean

Blog Tour: Cheltenham Literature Festival, Book Review: Snow Country – Sebastian Faulks

Blog Tour: Cheltenham Literature Festival, Book Review: Snow Country – Sebastian Faulks

I love a book festival and Cheltenham Literature Festival has been on my radar for years and is somewhere I am desperate to attend. Unfortunately, living in Northumberland I haven't been able to tick it off my bucket list just yet but I hope to visit one day! It has such a rich and varied … Continue reading Blog Tour: Cheltenham Literature Festival, Book Review: Snow Country – Sebastian Faulks

Blog Tour Review: Cold As Hell – Lilja Sigurðardóttir

Blog Tour Review: Cold As Hell – Lilja Sigurðardóttir

I received a copy of this book from the publisher About The Book Estranged sisters Áróra and Ísafold live in different countries, and are not on speaking terms. When their mother loses contact with Ísafold, Áróra reluctantly returns to Iceland to look for her. But she soon realizes that her sister isn’t avoiding her … … Continue reading Blog Tour Review: Cold As Hell – Lilja Sigurðardóttir

Desert Island Books with Joanne at Portobello Book Blog @portybelle

Desert Island Books with Joanne at Portobello Book Blog @portybelle

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 Joanne at Portobello Book Blog @portybelle

Book Review: My Policeman – Bethan Roberts

Book Review: My Policeman – Bethan Roberts

I received a copy of this book from the publisher. About The Book It is in 1950s' Brighton that Marion first catches sight of Tom. He teaches her to swim in the shadow of the pier and Marion is smitten - determined her love will be enough for them both. A few years later in … Continue reading Book Review: My Policeman – Bethan Roberts

September 2021 Books

September 2021 Books

Hello! To start with, an apology. September has been an absolute whirlwind of a month which started with a few days away in the Ribble Valley and ended with a sickness bug. In between it has been work, work, work and more work. The industry I work in is on the periphery of the events … Continue reading September 2021 Books

Blog Tour Review: Blasted Things – Lesley Glaister

Blog Tour Review: Blasted Things – Lesley Glaister

I received a copy of this book from the publisher. About The Book 1920: Britain is trying to forget the Great War. Clementine, who nursed at the front and suffered her own losses, must bury the past and settle for a life of middle class respectability. Then she meets Vincent, an opportunistic veteran whose damage … Continue reading Blog Tour Review: Blasted Things – Lesley Glaister

August 2021 Books

August 2021 Books

Hello! Yes, I know we're a good way through September but the end of my August was incredibly busy with boring things like work and I just couldn't find the time to write this post! Despite August being filled with lots of work, I did manage to get through nine books, one of which was … Continue reading August 2021 Books

Book Review: Never Saw Me Coming – Vera Kurian

Book Review: Never Saw Me Coming – Vera Kurian

I received a copy of this book from the publisher. About The Book Meet Chloe. First-year student, ordinary, legging-wearing, girl next door...and highly intelligent diagnosed psychopath. Chloe is part of a secret clinical study of young psychopaths run by the university's Psychology Department. Most psychopaths aren't criminals, but when a string of murders on campus … Continue reading Book Review: Never Saw Me Coming – Vera Kurian

Blog Tour Review: A Slow Fire Burning – Paula Hawkins

Blog Tour Review: A Slow Fire Burning – Paula Hawkins

I received a copy of this book from the publisher. About The Book 'What is wrong with you?' Laura has spent most of her life being judged. She's seen as hot-tempered, troubled, a loner. Some even call her dangerous. Miriam knows that just because Laura is witnessed leaving the scene of a horrific murder with … Continue reading Blog Tour Review: A Slow Fire Burning – Paula Hawkins