It was another busy month for me in November - a week off work which was supposed to be chilled out and relaxing but ended up being super busy. I managed to do lots reading and lots of reviewing which I was really pleased with. I also both hit and exceeded my Goodreads Reading Challenge … Continue reading November Round Up!
Month: November 2017
About The Book It's time for a reunion Lindsey hasn't spoken to Rachel in twenty years, not since her brother's 18th birthday party at their parents' remote country house. A night that shattered so many friendships - and left Rachel's father dead. Now Thornbury Hall is up for sale, and the old gang are … Continue reading Book Review: Can You Keep A Secret – Karen Perry
About The Book Meet Eleanor Oliphant. She struggles with appropriate social skills and tends to say exactly what she’s thinking. Nothing is missing in her carefully time-tabled life of avoiding social interactions, where weekends are punctuated by frozen pizza, vodka, and phone chats with Mummy. Then everything changes when Eleanor meets Raymond, the bumbling and … Continue reading Book Review: Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine – Gail Honeyman
About The Book Two days before Christmas, a young woman is found dead beneath the cliffs of the deserted village of Kálfshamarvík. Did she jump, or did something more sinister take place beneath the lighthouse and the old house on the remote rocky outcrop? With winter closing in and the snow falling relentlessly, Ari Thór … Continue reading Blog Tour Review: Whiteout – Ragnar Jónasson
About The Book Alva is a sad and lonely child. With her father locked up in prison, she moves with her mother and two older sisters to an apartment building in town. She does not like her new home. Her room is small and her sisters continue to exclude Alva from their games. Soon a … Continue reading The Man in the Wall – Emma Ångström
About The Book A luminous, intensely moving tale that begins with a secret lovers' assignation in the spring of 1924, then unfolds to reveal the whole of a remarkable life. Twenty-two-year-old Jane Fairchild has worked as a maid at an English country house since she was sixteen. For almost all of those years she has … Continue reading Mothering Sunday – Graham Swift, Audiobook
About The Book Jazz Bashara is a criminal. Well, sort of. Life on Artemis, the first and only city on the moon, is tough if you're not a rich tourist or an eccentric billionaire. So smuggling in the occasional harmless bit of contraband barely counts, right? Not when you've got debts to pay and your … Continue reading Artemis – Andy Weir