Mexican Gothic by Silvia Moreno-Garcia – eARC Book Review

Hi guys!! Welcome to my stop on the Quercus / Jo Fletcher Books Blog Tour for Mexican Gothic by Silvia Moreno-Garcia which is published today. As you know from reading my blog I am not someone that gets involved with blog tours; this is just my second, but when I was invited to take part … Continue reading Mexican Gothic by Silvia Moreno-Garcia – eARC Book Review

The Lost Diary of Venice by Margaux Deroux – eARC Book Review

Blurb from Goodreads A secret diary. A forbidden love. A centuries old mystery to solve. When a rare sixteenth-century manuscript lands on her desk courtesy of William, a struggling painter, shy book restorer Rose makes a startling discovery: it is a palimpsest. Beneath the text is a different document, one that's been written over. What … Continue reading The Lost Diary of Venice by Margaux Deroux – eARC Book Review

The Light at the End of the Day by Eleanor Wasserberg – eARC Book Review

Blurb from Goodreads A rich, moving, sweeping novel about a family forced to escape Krakow during the Holocaust When Alicia and her family are forced to flee Krakow to escape the Nazis, they leave behind all their possessions, including Alicia’s most prized object – the portrait her father commissioned of her. As they move from … Continue reading The Light at the End of the Day by Eleanor Wasserberg – eARC Book Review

A Single Swallow by Ling Zhang – eARC Book Review

Blurb from Goodreads The eagerly awaited English translation of award-winning author Zhang Ling’s epic and intimate novel about the devastation of war, forgiveness, redemption, and the enduring power of love. On the day of the historic 1945 Jewel Voice Broadcast—in which Emperor Hirohito announced Japan’s surrender to the Allied forces, bringing an end to World … Continue reading A Single Swallow by Ling Zhang – eARC Book Review

A Little Love Song by Michelle Magorian – Book Review

Blurb from Goodreads A classic love story from the award-winning author of Goodnight, Mister Tom. It is the summer of 1943 and war continues to rage. For Rose and her sister Diana, it’s a time of independence and self-discovery as they find first loves.   But when Rose uncovers an extraordinary love story from another war, … Continue reading A Little Love Song by Michelle Magorian – Book Review

To Have and To Hoax by Martha Waters – eARC Book Review

Blurb from Goodreads In this fresh and hilarious historical rom-com, an estranged husband and wife in Regency England feign accidents and illness in an attempt to gain attention—and maybe just win each other back in the process. Five years ago, Lady Violet Grey and Lord James Audley met, fell in love, and got married. Four … Continue reading To Have and To Hoax by Martha Waters – eARC Book Review

Romanov by Nadine Brandes – Book Review

Blurb from Goodreads My name is Anastasia . . . The history books say I died . . . They don’t know the half of it. Anastasia “Nastya” Romanov was given a single mission: to smuggle an ancient spell into her suitcase on her way to exile in Siberia. It might be her family’s only … Continue reading Romanov by Nadine Brandes – 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

The Angel’s Game (Cemetery of Forgotten Books #2) by Carlos Ruiz Zafon – Book Review

Blurb from Goodreads In an abandoned mansion at the heart of Barcelona, a young man, David Martín, makes his living by writing sensationalist novels under a pseudonym. The survivor of a troubled childhood, he has taken refuge in the world of books and spends his nights spinning baroque tales about the city’s underworld. But perhaps … Continue reading The Angel’s Game (Cemetery of Forgotten Books #2) by Carlos Ruiz Zafon – Book Review

‘The Nightingale’ by Kristin Hannah – Book Review

Blurb from Goodreads Despite their differences, sisters Vianne and Isabelle have always been close. Younger, bolder Isabelle lives in Paris while Vianne is content with life in the French countryside with her husband Antoine and their daughter. But when the Second World War strikes, Antoine is sent off to fight and Vianne finds herself isolated … Continue reading ‘The Nightingale’ by Kristin Hannah – Book Review