Book Reviews

A Thousand Cuts by Thomas Mogford

It was a complete surprise one day when I came home from work to find a surprise proof of A Thousand Cuts had arrived on my doorstep! This is the fifth book in Thomas Mogford’s Spike Sanguinetti mystery series. Both the author and the series were new to me so I had no idea what… Continue reading A Thousand Cuts by Thomas Mogford

Blog Tours

Blog Tour – Stronger Than Skin by Stephen May – Extract

Today I am pleased to be taking part in the blog tour for Stronger Than Skin, the latest novel by Stephen May. Stronger Than Skin was published by Sandstone Press on 16th March 2017 and for my blog tour stop I have an extract from the book! Extract When I was a kid I would… Continue reading Blog Tour – Stronger Than Skin by Stephen May – Extract

Book Reviews

Empress Of A Thousand Skies by Rhoda Belleza

I was excited about reading Empress Of A Thousand Skies, the debut novel by Rhoda Belleza which was the chosen book in February’s ‘Emperors and Fugitives’ box from Fairy Loot. I loved the title and cover art and the premise intrigued me so I couldn’t wait to get reading! ‘Honor, loyalty and bravery, she repeated.… Continue reading Empress Of A Thousand Skies by Rhoda Belleza

Other Bookish Posts

Horror Movie Book Tag

Many thanks to Jo over at Jo’s Book Blog for nominating me for the Horror Movie Book Tag!  If you haven’t already checked out Jo’s blog you definitely should – her reviews are brilliant! Here are the rules: Please credit Princess at RoyalReader(or just Royal Reader), as the creator of this tag, and add the rules… Continue reading Horror Movie Book Tag

Book Reviews

So Many Ways To Begin by Jon McGregor

Jon McGregor is a writer whose books I have been meaning to read for a while as he is a local author to me and I also recently saw him in conversation with Jenn Ashworth at the Nottingham Literature Festival. So when I spotted shiny new editions of his books on a table in my… Continue reading So Many Ways To Begin by Jon McGregor

Book Reviews

American Housewife by Helen Ellis

American Housewife is a collection of short stories written by Helen Ellis, who has previously published a novel titled Eating The Cheshire Cat. I don’t often read short story collections but I had heard a lot about this one when it was originally published in hardback last year, so I was looking forward to reading… Continue reading American Housewife by Helen Ellis

Blog Tours · Book Reviews

Blog Tour – The Last Act Of Hattie Hoffman by Mindy Mejia

Today I am thrilled to share my review of The Last Act Of Hattie Hoffman, the first novel by Mindy Mejia to be published in the UK. This is a crime thriller which I had heard great things about so was eager to read it and find out what just what had happened to Hattie… Continue reading Blog Tour – The Last Act Of Hattie Hoffman by Mindy Mejia