‘The Taste of Blue Light’ by Lydia Ruffles – eARC Book Review

Blurb from Goodreads An incandescent, soul-searching story about a broken young woman's search for a truth buried so deep it threatens to consume her, body and mind. 'Since I blacked out, the slightest thing seems to aggravate my brain and fill it with fire' These are the things Lux knows: She is an Artist. She … Continue reading ‘The Taste of Blue Light’ by Lydia Ruffles – eARC Book Review

‘Five Feet Apart’ by Rachel Lippincott – Book Review

Blurb from Goodreads Can you love someone you can never touch? Stella Grant likes to be in control—even though her totally out of control lungs have sent her in and out of the hospital most of her life. At this point, what Stella needs to control most is keeping herself away from anyone or anything … Continue reading ‘Five Feet Apart’ by Rachel Lippincott – Book Review

‘The Intermission’ by Elyssa Friedland – eARC Book Review

Blurb from Goodreads Have you ever had a secret so gut-wrenching you couldn't share it with anyone, not even the person who shares your bed? Told from the alternating perspectives of a husband and wife who both have something to hide, this incisive novel pulls back the curtain on a seemingly-happy marriage, posing the question: … Continue reading ‘The Intermission’ by Elyssa Friedland – eARC Book Review

‘The Leading Edge of Now’ by Marci Lyn Curtis – eARC Book Review

Blurb from Goodreads Just when Grace is beginning to get used to being an orphan, her estranged uncle suddenly comes forward to claim her. That might have been okay if he'd spoken to her even once since her father died. Or if moving in with Uncle Rusty didn't mean returning to New Harbor.  Grace once … Continue reading ‘The Leading Edge of Now’ by Marci Lyn Curtis – eARC Book Review

‘Lanny’ by Max Porter – Book Review

Blurb from Goodreads There’s a village sixty miles outside London. It’s no different from many other villages in England: one pub, one church, red-brick cottages, council cottages and a few bigger houses dotted about. Voices rise up, as they might do anywhere, speaking of loving and needing and working and dying and walking the dogs. … Continue reading ‘Lanny’ by Max Porter – Book Review

‘Doggerland’ by Ben Smith – eARC Book Review

Blurb from Goodreads In the North Sea, far from what remains of the coastline, a wind farm stretches for thousands of acres. The Boy and the Old Man are charged with its maintenance. They carry out their never-ending work as the waves roll, dragging strange shoals of flotsam through the turbine fields. Land is only … Continue reading ‘Doggerland’ by Ben Smith – eARC Book Review