‘The World That We Knew’ by Alice Hoffman – eARC Book Review

Blurb from Goodreads In Berlin in 1941 during humanity’s darkest hour, three unforgettable young women must act with courage and love to survive, from the New York Times bestselling author of The Dovekeepers and The Marriage of Opposites Alice Hoffman.  In Berlin, at the time when the world changed, Hanni Kohn knows she must send her twelve-year-old daughter away to save … Continue reading ‘The World That We Knew’ by Alice Hoffman – eARC Book Review

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‘The Lonely Hearts Hotel’ by Heather O’Neill – eARC Book Review

Blurb from Goodreads With echoes of The Night Circus, a spellbinding story about two gifted orphans in love with each other since they can remember whose childhood talents allow them to rewrite their future.  The Lonely Hearts Hotel is a love story with the power of legend. An unparalleled tale of charismatic pianos, invisible dance partners, radicalized … Continue reading ‘The Lonely Hearts Hotel’ by Heather O’Neill – eARC Book Review

‘Indelible’ by Adelia Saunders – eARC Book Review

Blurb from Goodreads In this masterful, enthralling debut novel about fate and family history, a young woman sees the truth about people written on their skin. Magdalena has an unsettling gift. She sees writing on the bodies of everyone she meets—names, dates, details both banal and profound—and her only relief from the onslaught of information … Continue reading ‘Indelible’ by Adelia Saunders – eARC Book Review

‘The Ten Thousand Doors of January’ by Alix E. Harrow – eARC Book Review

Blurb from NetGalley EVERY STORY OPENS A DOOR In a sprawling mansion filled with peculiar treasures, January Scaller is a curiosity herself. As the ward of the wealthy Mr. Locke, she feels little different from the artifacts that decorate the halls: carefully maintained, largely ignored and utterly out of place. But her quiet existence is … Continue reading ‘The Ten Thousand Doors of January’ by Alix E. Harrow – eARC Book Review

‘The First Time Lauren Pailing Died’ by Alyson Rudd – Book Review

Blurb from Goodreads An emotional, uplifting and magical novel as seen in GUARDIAN’s ‘hottest debuts of 2019’ Lauren Pailing is born in the sixties, and a child of the seventies. She is thirteen years old the first time she dies. Lauren Pailing is a teenager in the eighties, becomes a Londoner in the nineties. And … Continue reading ‘The First Time Lauren Pailing Died’ by Alyson Rudd – Book Review

‘Before Ever After’ by Samantha Sotto – Book Review

Blurb from Goodreads "A smartly written romance, mystery and historical adventure all wrapped up ina page-turner that will have you guessing until the very end." – Adena Halpern, author of The Ten Best Days of My Life Three years after her husband Max's death, Shelley feels no more adjusted to being a widow than she did … Continue reading ‘Before Ever After’ by Samantha Sotto – Book Review

‘A Dream of Trees’ by Samantha Sotto – Book Review

Blurb from Goodreads The door never changes, but the rooms behind it do. Bonsai artist Shiori Ametsuchi never knows where the door will lead her next. All she is sure of is that whoever she finds in these rooms will be dead before she leaves. Since she woke up without any memory of her past, … Continue reading ‘A Dream of Trees’ by Samantha Sotto – Book Review