Aristotle and Dante Dive into the Waters of the World by Benjamin Alire Sáenz – Book Review

Title: Aristotle and Dante Dive into the Waters of the World (eARC) Series: Aristotle and Dante #2 Author: Benjamin Alire Sáenz Genre: YA Coming of Age, Historical Fiction (1980s set) Blurb from Goodreads In Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe, two boys in a border town fell in love. Now, they must … Continue reading Aristotle and Dante Dive into the Waters of the World by Benjamin Alire Sáenz – Book Review

Yerba Buena by Nina LaCour – Book Review

Title: Yerba Buena (eARC) Author: Nina LaCour Genre: Adult contemporary literary fiction Blurb from Goodreads When Sara Foster runs away from home at sixteen, she leaves behind not only the losses that have shattered her world but the girl she once was, capable of trust and intimacy. Years later, in Los Angeles, she is a … Continue reading Yerba Buena by Nina LaCour – Book Review

Always in December by Emily Stone – Book Review

Title: Always in December (eARC) Author: Emily Stone Genre: Contemporary Blurb from Goodreads Every December, Josie posts a letter to the parents she lost one Christmas night, many years ago. She always writes the same three words: Missing you, always. When Josie accidentally collides with a stranger at the postbox, she is unaware that Max … Continue reading Always in December by Emily Stone – Book Review

Elektra by Jennifer Saint – Book Review

Title: Elektra (eARC) Author: Jennifer Saint Genre: Greek Mythology Retelling Blurb from Goodreads The House of Atreus is cursed. A bloodline tainted by a generational cycle of violence and vengeance. This is the story of three women, their fates inextricably tied to this curse, and the fickle nature of men and gods. ClytemnestraThe sister of … Continue reading Elektra by Jennifer Saint – Book Review

The Lucky Escape by Laura Jane Williams – Book Review

Title: The Lucky Escape (eARC) Author: Laura Jane Williams Genre: Contemporary Light Fiction Blurb from Goodreads ONE CANCELLED WEDDING When the day finally comes for Annie to marry Alexander, the last thing she expects is to be left standing at the altar. She was so sure he was Mr Right. Now, she has no idea … Continue reading The Lucky Escape by Laura Jane Williams – Book Review

You’ve Reached Sam by Dustin Thao – Book Review

Title: You’ve Reached Sam (eARC) Author: Dustin Thao Genre: YA Paranormal Romance Blurb from Goodreads Seventeen-year-old Julie has her future all planned out—move out of her small town with her boyfriend Sam, attend college in the city, spend a summer in Japan. But then Sam dies. And everything changes. Heartbroken, Julie skips his funeral, throws … Continue reading You’ve Reached Sam by Dustin Thao – Book Review

Mad About You by Mhairi McFarlane – Book Review

Title: Mad About You (eARC) Author: Mhairi McFarlane Genre: Contemporary Blurb from Goodreads Two reluctant housemates.Two broken promises.One crazy plan… Harriet Hatley may be one of the most in-demand wedding photographers in Leeds, but she hates the idea of marriage. Cal Clarke is used to the world falling in line with his plans – apart … Continue reading Mad About You by Mhairi McFarlane – Book Review

The Cartographers by Peng Shepherd – Book Review

Title: The Cartographers (eARC) Author: Peng Shepherd Genre: Mystery, Adventure, Fantastical, Magical Realism, Paranormal Blurb from Goodreads There are some maps you can lose yourself in... Nell Young has lived her life in and around maps. Her father, Dr. David Young, was one of the most respected cartographers in the world. But this morning he … Continue reading The Cartographers by Peng Shepherd – Book Review

The Love Note by Kate G. Smith – Book Review

Title: The Love Note (eARC) Author: Kate G. Smith Genre: Contemporary romance Blurb from Goodreads A wedding dress. A love letter. A secret that will change everything... When Maggie Burnett discovers her mother's beautiful wedding dress just days after she passes away, she wonders why she'd been told it was missing... Pinned to the waistband … Continue reading The Love Note by Kate G. Smith – Book Review

The Magician by Colm Tóibín – Book Review

Book Title: The Magician (eARC, owned Hardback) Author: Colm Tóibín Genre: Literary fiction, Fictionalised Biography Blurb from Goodreads From one of our greatest living writers comes a sweeping novel of unrequited love and exile, war and family. The Magician tells the story of Thomas Mann, whose life was filled with great acclaim and contradiction. He would … Continue reading The Magician by Colm Tóibín – Book Review

Here Again Now by Okechukwu Nzelu – Book Review

Book Title: Here Again Now (eARC copy) Author: Okechukwu Nzelu Genre: Literary Fiction, Contemporary Fiction, Character Driven Blurb from Goodreads From award-winning author Okechukwu Nzelu comes a spellbinding literary novel that asks, how do you move forward when the past keeps pulling you back? Achike Okoro feels like his life is coming together at last. … Continue reading Here Again Now by Okechukwu Nzelu – Book Review

The Wedding Crasher by Abigail Mann – Book Review

Title: The Wedding Crasher (eARC) Author: Abigail Mann Genre: Contemporary Blurb from Goodreads Poppy is packing her bags to spend two blissful weeks alone on an island. It’s time away from the ex-husband who hasn’t quite moved out yet, and reminders of the marriage they rushed into young, before she’ll kick back on a girls’ … Continue reading The Wedding Crasher by Abigail Mann – Book Review