BLOG TOUR: Three Hours by Rosamund Lupton

This book, for me, is one of the stand out books of 2020. Not just in the thriller genre, it’s one of my favourite books of the year. This isn’t a book you read, this is a book you live and breathe. In rural Somerset in the middle of a blizzard, the unthinkable happens: a […]

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House of Correction by Nicci French

She’s a murderer.Everyone knows she killed Stuart Rees – why else would his dead body be found in her shed?So now Tabitha is in prison, awaiting trial.Coming back to the remote coastal village where she grew up was a mistake. She didn’t fit in then, and she doesn’t fit in now.That day is such a […]

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Before the Crown by Flora Harding

I’ve always loved historical fiction books about our monarchy but this particularly piqued my interest as firstly, I loved The Crown on Netflix, and secondly, it’s about our current Queen which I found doubly fascinating. Before the crown there was a love story…Windsor Castle, 1943As war rages across the world, Princess Elizabeth comes face to […]

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BLOG TOUR: Other Women by Jean Levy

From the very start, I had no idea what to expect from this novel. The writing style is unique, it’s brusque at times, literal yet emotional, and sometimes even humorous. Sophie thought she and Jonah were happy, bringing up their small daughter together, until one summer’s day, she discovers that Jonah is far from the […]

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BLOG TOUR: The Heatwave by Kate Riordan

I loved the setting for this book – it was atmospheric, full of heat and passion, and beautifully reflected the tense nature of the plot itself. This was intriguing, excellently written and tense throughout. Elodie was beautiful. Elodie was smart. Elodie was troubled. Elodie is dead.Sylvie hasn’t been back to her crumbling French family home […]

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Love in Colour by Bolu Babalola

What. A. Beautiful. Book. Bolu Babalola finds the most beautiful love stories from history and mythology and rewrites them with incredible new detail and vivacity in this debut collection. Focusing on the magical folktales of West Africa, Babalola also reimagines iconic Greek myths, ancient legends from the Middle East, and stories from countries that no […]

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The Other People by C. J. Tudor

This is one of the few thrillers that gave me genuine chills at times… the added slightly supernatural element gave the book an unusual and gripping edge, with characters who were difficult to trust but easy to support. She sleeps, a pale girl in a white room . . .Driving home one night, stuck behind […]

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The Starless Sea by Erin Morgenstern

This is a mesmerising, fantastical book about our stories and endings, with just a touch of magic thrown in for good measure. Are you lost or are you exploring?When Zachary Rawlins stumbles across a strange book hidden in his university library it leads him on a quest unlike any other. Its pages entrance him with […]

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The Heatwave by Katerina Diamond

Wow, just wow. What a twisty, gripping and clever thriller. This was hard to predict with intriguing characters and an excellent setting. One Summer. One Stranger. One Killer…Two bad things happened that summer:A stranger arrived. And the first girl disappeared.In the wake of the crime that rocked her community, Felicity fled, knowing more than she […]

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Top picks for September

Well, here we go. It’s almost September and we all know what that means for publishing… literally hundreds of books being published over the month. How do we pick what to read out of this immense selection of fiction and non-fiction? Well do not fear! I’ve gathered my top picks for September. Yes, they are […]

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The New Girl by Harriet Walker

This excellent investigation into female rivalry, jealousy and motherhood creates a superb level of tension throughout this gripping thriller. Glamorous Margot Jones is the fashion editor at glossy women’s magazine Haute, and pregnant with her first child. Margot’s used to her carefully curated life being the object of other women’s envy – who wouldn’t want her […]

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A blog (and life) update!

I have finally, FINALLY, updated my blog design! I’ve been meaning to do this for a while. I want to have a blog that best reflects me and my content – and I also want a pretty blog that motivates me to write for it. Putting in the time and effort to revamp my blog’s […]

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