Book Reviews

A Horse Walks Into A Bar by David Grossman

The book selected by my book club for this month was A Horse Walks Into A Bar by David Grossman, translated from the Hebrew by Jessica Cohen. On reading the blurb I was intrigued by the premise, and this was increased further with the book recently winning the 2017 International Man Booker Prize. A Horse… Continue reading A Horse Walks Into A Bar by David Grossman

Book Reviews

The Other Twin by L V Hay

Having seen lots of positive reviews for The Other Twin I was delighted to receive a copy for review. This is the debut novel from L V Hay and it promised a dark and gripping psychological thriller so I was excited to find out more... In the opening chapters we learn of the death of… Continue reading The Other Twin by L V Hay

Book Reviews

How To Stop Time by Matt Haig

The moment I heard about the latest novel from Matt Haig, it became one of my most anticipated reads for 2017. I am a big fan of Matt’s writing having previously enjoyed The Humans along with one of his children’s stories, A Boy Called Christmas. Published on 6th July, How To Stop Time is an… Continue reading How To Stop Time by Matt Haig

Book Reviews

Sky Thieves by Dan Walker

Today’s post is a review of a children’s book which is not something I do very often! Sky Thieves is a debut novel and the first in a series by Dan Walker who, being Nottinghamshire based, is a local author to me. Sky Thieves is an adventure story which is aimed at readers aged nine… Continue reading Sky Thieves by Dan Walker

Book Reviews

Lost Boy by Christina Henry

I was excited to receive a copy of Lost Boy, the latest novel from Christina Henry. I was familiar with Christina Henry’s previous work which includes Alice and Red Queen, which are dark retellings of the Alice in Wonderland stories. In this latest novel, we have a retelling of Peter Pan, and I was intrigued… Continue reading Lost Boy by Christina Henry

Book Reviews

Roar by Cora Carmack

The book which was featured in the June ‘Elementalists’ box from Fairy Loot was Roar by Cora Carmack. I had seen this book around on social media but wasn’t really sure what to expect but the premise sounded interesting so was looking forward to reading it. Roar is the first YA novel from Cora Carmack… Continue reading Roar by Cora Carmack

Monthly Round-Ups

June Round-Up – The Books I Read In June 2017

June has been a busy month for me with a much needed holiday and a house move meaning I haven’t been able to read as much as I had hoped. However, I still managed to read and review eight books! Here is what I said about them... Beartown by Fredrik Backman (Atria Books) – My… Continue reading June Round-Up – The Books I Read In June 2017