Book Reviews

Flame In The Mist by Renee Ahdieh

The book featured in the May ‘Warriors and Legends’ box from Fairy Loot was Flame in the Mist by Renee Ahdieh. I am familiar with her previous books The Wrath and the Dawn and The Rose and the Dagger and whilst I haven’t read them I have heard a lot of good things about them.… Continue reading Flame In The Mist by Renee Ahdieh

Book Reviews

Beartown by Fredrik Backman

I had not read any of Fredrick Backman’s previous novels but when I first heard about his latest, Beartown, I knew I had to read it. A key factor in this is that it is set in a small town where ice hockey plays a key role. Ice hockey is still considered a minority sport… Continue reading Beartown by Fredrik Backman

Monthly Round-Ups

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

I had a very busy month in May where I managed to read and review nine books! Here is what I said about them... The Bookman’s Tale by Charlie Lovett (Alma Books) – My first review for May was for the book featured in February’s Shakespearean Mystery box from Ninja Book Box. The Bookman’s Tale… Continue reading May Round-Up – The Books I Read In May 2017

Book Reviews

Making Space by Sarah Tierney

Earlier this month I took part in the blog tour for Making Space, the debut novel from Sarah Tierney. In that guest post, Sarah introduced us to her book and it was one I was looking forward to reading based on the premise and the protagonist. It is a book that explores human emotion and… Continue reading Making Space by Sarah Tierney

Book Reviews

Imagine Me Gone by Adam Haslett

My book club’s chosen read for this month was Imagine Me Gone by Adam Haslett. I really liked the sound of this book which promised to be a haunting and captivating read that touches on some difficult subject matter. Imagine Me Gone follows the story of a family and a significant event which changes their… Continue reading Imagine Me Gone by Adam Haslett

Book Reviews

The Blood Miracles by Lisa McInerney

One of the books I was excited about this year was The Blood Miracles, the second novel from Lisa McInerney. I read her debut, The Glorious Heresies in 2015 and I picked it as one of my top books of the year with its fascinating cast of characters and gritty plot. It went on to… Continue reading The Blood Miracles by Lisa McInerney

Blog Tours

Blog Tour – Making Space by Sarah Tierney – Guest Post

Making Space by Sarah Tierney is a book I am very much looking forward to reading. Published in paperback by Sandstone Press on 20th April, you can get the e-book this week for only £1. It tells the story of a woman who is at a point in life where everything feels like its in… Continue reading Blog Tour – Making Space by Sarah Tierney – Guest Post