Category: Literature & Fiction

Book Review: Tall Bones – Anna Bailey

Book Review: Tall Bones – Anna Bailey

I received a copy of this book from the publisher. About The Book When seventeen-year-old Emma leaves her best friend Abi at a party in the woods, she believes, like most girls her age, that their lives are just beginning. Many things will happen that night, but Emma will never see her friend again. Abi's … Continue reading Book Review: Tall Bones – Anna Bailey

Book Review: Another Life – Jodie Chapman

Book Review: Another Life – Jodie Chapman

I received a copy of this book from the publisher. About The Book Nick and Anna work the same summer job at their local cinema. Anna is mysterious, beautiful, and from a very different world to Nick. She's grown up preparing for the end of days, in a tightly-controlled existence where Christmas, getting drunk and … Continue reading Book Review: Another Life – Jodie Chapman

Book Review: Last Night – Mhairi McFarlane

Book Review: Last Night – Mhairi McFarlane

I received a copy of this book from the publisher. About The Book Two best friends. One missed chance. And a night that changes everything. Eve, Justin, Susie and Ed have been friends since they were eighteen. Now in their 30s, the four are still as close as ever, Thursday pub quiz night is still … Continue reading Book Review: Last Night – Mhairi McFarlane

Book Review: Unsettled Ground – Claire Fuller

Book Review: Unsettled Ground – Claire Fuller

I received a copy of this book from the publisher. About The Book What if the life you have always known is taken from you in an instant? What would you do to get it back? Twins Jeanie and Julius have always been different from other people. At 51 years old, they still live with … Continue reading Book Review: Unsettled Ground – Claire Fuller

Book Review: Skyward Inn – Aliya Whiteley

Book Review: Skyward Inn – Aliya Whiteley

I received a copy of this book from the publisher. About The Book Skyward Inn, within the high walls of the Western Protectorate, is a place of safety, where people come together to tell stories of the time before the war with Qita. But safety from what? Qita surrendered without complaint when Earth invaded; Innkeepers … Continue reading Book Review: Skyward Inn – Aliya Whiteley

Blog Tour Review: The Lamplighters – Emma Stonex

Blog Tour Review: The Lamplighters – Emma Stonex

I received a copy of this book from the publisher. About The Book Cornwall, 1972. Three keepers vanish from a remote lighthouse, miles from the shore. The entrance door is locked from the inside. The clocks have stopped. The Principal Keeper’s weather log describes a mighty storm, but the skies have been clear all week. What … Continue reading Blog Tour Review: The Lamplighters – Emma Stonex

Book Review: Machines Like Me – Ian McEwan

Book Review: Machines Like Me – Ian McEwan

About The Book Charlie, drifting through life and dodging full-time employment, is in love with Miranda, a bright student who lives with a terrible secret. When Charlie comes into money, he buys Adam, one of the first batch of synthetic humans. With Miranda’s assistance, he co-designs Adam’s personality. This near-perfect human is beautiful, strong and … Continue reading Book Review: Machines Like Me – Ian McEwan

Book Review: Girl A – Abigail Dean

Book Review: Girl A – Abigail Dean

I received a copy of this book from the publisher. About The Book ‘Girl A,’ she said. ‘The girl who escaped. If anyone was going to make it, it was going to be you.’ Lex Gracie doesn’t want to think about her family. She doesn’t want to think about growing up in her parents’ House … Continue reading Book Review: Girl A – Abigail Dean

Book Review: The Last Thing to Burn – Will Dean

Book Review: The Last Thing to Burn – Will Dean

I received a copy of this book from the publisher. About The Book He is her husband. She is his captive. Her husband calls her Jane. That is not her name. She lives in a small farm cottage, surrounded by vast, open fields. Everywhere she looks, there is space. But she is trapped. No one … Continue reading Book Review: The Last Thing to Burn – Will Dean

Book Review: Exciting Times – Naoise Dolan

Book Review: Exciting Times – Naoise Dolan

About The Book When you leave Ireland aged 22 to spend your parents' money, it's called a gap year. When Ava leaves Ireland aged 22 to make her own money, she's not sure what to call it, but it involves: - a badly-paid job in Hong Kong, teaching English grammar to rich children;- Julian, who … Continue reading Book Review: Exciting Times – Naoise Dolan