Wah! by Cynthia Rogerson 

Last week saw the publication of Cynthia Rogerson’s memoir, Wah! I was already familiar with Cynthia’s writing, having previously read her novel Wait for Me, Jack, published as Addison Jones. Having read and reviewed that book a few years ago I was interested to discover more about this authors life, and was lucky enough to … Continue reading Wah! by Cynthia Rogerson 

Animals At Night by Naomi Booth 

This week sees the publication of Naomi Booth’s first collection of short stories, Animals at Night. As a fan of Booth’s writing, having loved the novels Sealed and Exit Management in recent years, I was very excited to receive an advance copy of this collection, with its promise of strange tales involving humans and other animals … Continue reading Animals At Night by Naomi Booth 

The Swimmers by Chloe Lane 

This week sees the publication of Chloe Lane’s debut novel, The Swimmers. I was very excited to receive a review copy of this book having heard great things about it, including it being featured on the longlist for the 2021 Ockham Fiction Award.   From the blurb I could see there were many elements of … Continue reading The Swimmers by Chloe Lane 

Blog Tour – First Born by Will Dean 

Today I have a review as part of the blog tour for Will Dean’s latest novel, First Born, which was published on the 14th April. I was very excited to have the opportunity to take part in this blog tour for a couple of reasons. The main one being this is actually the fourth book … Continue reading Blog Tour – First Born by Will Dean 

Heritage by Miguel Bonnefoy 

Today is publication day for Miguel Bonnefoy’s latest novel Heritage, which is published by Gallic Books, translated from the French by Emily Boyce. As someone who loves a multi-generational family saga, I was excited to have the opportunity to review Heritage, a novel which provides a vivid, personal account of the lives of several generations … Continue reading Heritage by Miguel Bonnefoy 

The Chosen by Elizabeth Lowry 

Some of my all-time favourite novels are works of historical fiction, with the Victorian era being of particular interest to me (as a glance through my wardrobe would indicate!) and I also love books about books and writers, so naturally, when I first read the blurb for Elizabeth Lowry’s forthcoming novel, The Chosen, I was … Continue reading The Chosen by Elizabeth Lowry 

The Doloriad by Missouri Williams 

Next week sees the publication The Doloriad by Missouri Williams, which is to be published by one of my favourite indie presses, Dead Ink. As soon as I heard about this book, I knew it was one I had to read. As someone who has read their fair share of strange fiction over the years, often … Continue reading The Doloriad by Missouri Williams 

Arrival by Nataliya Deleva 

Today is publication day for Nataliya Deleva’s latest novel, Arrival, an expertly written novel which provides the reader with a glimpse into the mind of a young woman who is trying to find her place in an unfamiliar world in the wake of a troubled upbringing.  Arrival was a book that captured my attention from … Continue reading Arrival by Nataliya Deleva 

Cleopatra and Frankenstein by Coco Mellors 

Today is publication day for Cleopatra and Frankenstein, the debut novel by Coco Mellors. As someone who is a fan of books which delve right to the heart of relationships in all their complexity, I was keen to discover more about Cleo and Frank, and the way in which their relationship changes through the years.  … Continue reading Cleopatra and Frankenstein by Coco Mellors 

Devotion by Hannah Kent 

There are certain writers whose work I always look forward to reading, and for whom I am always excited to hear of their forthcoming projects, and Hannah Kent is one of them. I loved both of Hannah's previous novels, with the Burial Rites in particular a favourite of mine - and one of few novels that … Continue reading Devotion by Hannah Kent