Liminal by Bee Lewis

Salt Publishing is one of my favourite independent book publishers so I was excited to get the opportunity to read one of their forthcoming releases, Liminal which is published this week. Liminal is the debut novel by Bee Lewis which looked to be an intriguing and creepy read so was looking forward to reading it. … Continue reading Liminal by Bee Lewis


Notes On A Nervous Planet by Matt Haig

Matt Haig is an author I have admired for a while and I am the owner of several of his books including How To Stop Time which I loved and chose as one of my favourite books of last year. But my latest review is of one of his non-fiction books, Notes On A Nervous … Continue reading Notes On A Nervous Planet by Matt Haig

The Goldfinch by Donna Tartt

This month I finally got round to reading The Goldfinch by Donna Tartt, a book which I have had on my shelves since its publication back in 2013. I had heard great things about Donna Tartt’s previous novels, The Secret History and The Little Friend so I had high hopes for The Goldfinch, a critically … Continue reading The Goldfinch by Donna Tartt

Alias Grace by Margaret Atwood

I always try to read a mixture of new releases and backlist titles and I have been meaning to read more of Margaret Atwood’s work for a while. And from her extensive works a friend recommended reading Alias Grace, and on reading the premise it was a story which intrigued me, and one that was … Continue reading Alias Grace by Margaret Atwood

All Our Wrong Todays by Elan Mastai

All Our Wrong Todays was one of the books I received in the special book sleeve edition of My Chronicle Book Box. This was a one-off box, and as with the regular quarterly box, there were multiple genre options. As I get the crime and mystery quarterly I opted for the science fiction and fantasy … Continue reading All Our Wrong Todays by Elan Mastai

Standard Deviation by Katherine Heiny – Rare Birds Book Club

Regular readers of my blog will know that I am partial to a bookish subscription box. I love receiving surprise book post so with this in mind I purchased a three month subscription from Rare Birds Book Club this month. Rare Birds is a book club that champions female authors and female-led titles and for … Continue reading Standard Deviation by Katherine Heiny – Rare Birds Book Club

The Lost by Mari Hannah

Today’s review is of the second crime book I have read this month, and it was another book included in May’s crime and mystery box from My Chronicle Book Box. Mari Hannah was a writer whose name I was familiar with, a multi award winning author who has written multiple crime series. And The Lost … Continue reading The Lost by Mari Hannah