Ugly Love by Coleen Hoover – Book Review

Blurb from Goodreads An unforgettable love story that breaks all the rules. When Tate Collins finds airline pilot Miles Archer passed out in front of her apartment door, it is definitely not love at first sight. In fact, they wouldn't even consider themselves friends. But what they do have is an undeniable mutual attraction. He … Continue reading Ugly Love by Coleen Hoover – Book Review

How We Disappeared by Jing-Jing Lee – eARC Book Review

Blurb from Goodreads Singapore, 1942. As Japanese troops sweep down Malaysia and into Singapore, a village is ransacked, leaving only two survivors and one tiny child. In a neighbouring village, seventeen-year-old Wang Di is bundled into the back of a troop carrier and shipped off to a Japanese military brothel where she is forced into … Continue reading How We Disappeared by Jing-Jing Lee – eARC Book Review

A Skinful of Shadows by Francis Hardinge – Book Review

Blurb from Goodreads This is the story of a bear-hearted girl . . . Sometimes, when a person dies, their spirit goes looking for somewhere to hide. Some people have space within them, perfect for hiding. Twelve-year-old Makepeace has learned to defend herself from the ghosts which try to possess her in the night, desperate … Continue reading A Skinful of Shadows by Francis Hardinge – Book Review

The Reservoir Tapes by Jon McGregor – Book Review

Blurb from Goodreads Returning us to the extraordinary territory of Jon McGregor’s Man Booker Prize long-listed novel Reservoir 13, The Reservoir Tapes take us deep into the heart of an English village that is trying to come to terms with what has happened on its watch. A teenage girl has gone missing. The whole community has been called … Continue reading The Reservoir Tapes by Jon McGregor – Book Review

One Evening in Paris by Nicolas Barreau – Book Review

Blurb from Goodreads Alain Bonnard, the owner of a small art cinema in Paris, is a dyed-in-the-wool nostalgic. In his Cinéma Paradis there are no buckets of popcorn, no XXL coca-colas, no Hollywood blockbusters. Not a good business plan if you want to survive, but Alain holds firm to his principles of quality. He wants … Continue reading One Evening in Paris by Nicolas Barreau – Book Review

The Dreamers by Karen Thompson Walker – eARC Book Review

Blurb from Goodreads One night in an isolated college town in the hills of Southern California, a first-year student stumbles into her dorm room, falls asleep—and doesn’t wake up. She sleeps through the morning, into the evening. Her roommate, Mei, cannot rouse her. Neither can the paramedics, nor the perplexed doctors at the hospital. When … Continue reading The Dreamers by Karen Thompson Walker – eARC Book Review

‘The Night Circus’ by Erin Morgenstern – Book review

Blurb from Goodreads The circus arrives without warning. No announcements precede it. It is simply there, when yesterday it was not. Within the black-and-white striped canvas tents is an utterly unique experience full of breathtaking amazements. It is called Le Cirque des Rêves, and it is only open at night.But behind the scenes, a fierce … Continue reading ‘The Night Circus’ by Erin Morgenstern – Book review

A Keeper by Graham Norton – eARC Book Review

Blurb from Goodreads When Elizabeth Keane returns to Ireland after her mother’s death, she’s focused only on saying goodbye to that dark and dismal part of her life. Her childhood home is packed solid with useless junk, her mother’s presence already fading. But within this mess, she discovers a small stash of letters—and ultimately, the … Continue reading A Keeper by Graham Norton – eARC Book Review

The Switch by Beth O'Leary – eARC Book Review

Blurb from Goodreads Eileen is sick of being 79.Leena's tired of life in her twenties.Maybe it's time they swapped places...When overachiever Leena Cotton is ordered to take a two-month sabbatical after blowing a big presentation at work, she escapes to her grandmother Eileen's house for some overdue rest. Eileen is newly single and about to … Continue reading The Switch by Beth O'Leary – eARC Book Review

Good Omens by Neil Gaiman and Sir Terry Pratchett – Book Review

Blurb ‘Armageddon only happens once, you know. They don’t let you go around again until you get it right.’ People have been predicting the end of the world almost from its very beginning, so it’s only natural to be sceptical when a new date is set for Judgement Day. But what if, for once, the … Continue reading Good Omens by Neil Gaiman and Sir Terry Pratchett – Book Review