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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Eight Detectives by Alex Pavesi

Have you read this? If not, you definitely need to… All murder mysteries follow a simple set of rules. Grant McAllister, an author of crime fiction and professor of mathematics, once sat down and worked them all out.But that was thirty years ago. Now he’s living a life of seclusion on a quiet Mediterranean island […]

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Lost You by Haylen Beck

This book was not what I expected, with an unusual plot but it was extremely gripping throughout, right until the shocking end. You’re looking for your son. But she found him first.When a little boy goes missing, his mother desperately wants to find him . . . before someone else does.Libby would do anything for […]

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The Flat Share by Beth O’Leary

I can’t believe I haven’t reviewed this yet, but seeing as I recently re-read it I’ve come back to finally express my love for this book! Tiffy and Leon share a flatTiffy and Leon share a bedTiffy and Leon have never met…Tiffy Moore needs a cheap flat, and fast. Leon Twomey works nights and needs […]

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Queenie by Candice Carty-Williams

This novel, full of dark humour, horrifying realness and a ton of emotion, is one of the most brilliant and topical stories I’ve read in a while. Meet Queenie.She just can’t cut a break. Well, apart from one from her long term boyfriend, Tom. That’s just a break though. Definitely not a break up. Stuck […]

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The Vanishing Half by Brit Bennett

This incredible, emotional and extremely powerful novel will stay with me long after I’ve read it. The Vignes twin sisters will always be identical. But after growing up together in a small, southern black community and running away at age sixteen, it’s not just the shape of their daily lives that is different as adults, […]

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Keep Him Close by Emily Koch

Experiencing the same event from two points of view, this books pulls at the heartstrings of the reader with an excellently written crime at the centre of everything. ONE SON LIED. ONE SON DIED.Alice’s son is dead. Indigo’s son is accused of murder.Indigo is determined to prove her beloved Kane is innocent. Searching for evidence, […]

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The Holdout by Graham Moore

This book had a brilliant concept, strong characters and a very engaging way of writing. One juror changed the verdict. What if she was wrong?‘Ten years ago we made a decision together…’Fifteen-year-old Jessica Silver, heiress to a billion-dollar fortune, vanishes on her way home from school. Her teacher, Bobby Nock, is the prime suspect. It’s […]

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Grace is Gone by Emily Elgar

This is such a gripping book, with characters that aren’t what you expect them to be and a story that’s genuinely quite horrifying at times. Meg and her daughter Grace are the most beloved family in Ashford, the lynchpin that holds the community together.So when Meg is found brutally murdered and her daughter missing, the […]

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BLOG TOUR: Conviction by Denise Mina

This is unique, chilling and fascinating thriller, with a strong and independent female lead who I absolutely loved. It’s just a normal morning when Anna’s husband announces that he’s leaving her for her best friend and taking their two daughters with him.With her safe, comfortable world shattered, Anna distracts herself with someone else’s story: a […]

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The Neighbours by Nicola Gill

This is such a cute, feel-good story, that everyone who likes strong and funny characters will enjoy. Warning – spoilers in the review below Meet Ginny, 34, and Cassie, 55. Neighbours, and (very) unlikely friends.Some women have it all. Others are thirty-four and rent a tiny flat alone because they recently found their long-term boyfriend […]

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BLOG TOUR: The 24 Hour Cafe by Libby Page

This is a heart-warming story that goes deep into the thoughts and lives of the characters. Welcome to the café that never sleeps.Day and night, Stella’s Café opens its doors to the lonely and the lost, the morning people and the night owls. It’s a place where everyone is always welcome, where life can wait […]

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