Malibu Rising by Taylor Jenkins Reid – eARC Book Review

Blurb from Goodreads A lifetime holding it together. One party will bring it crashing down. Malibu: August, 1983. It's the day of Nina Riva's annual end-of-summer party, and anticipation is at a fever pitch. Everyone wants to be around the famous Rivas: Nina, the talented surfer and supermodel; brothers Jay and Hud, one a championship … Continue reading Malibu Rising by Taylor Jenkins Reid – eARC Book Review

‘Everything Everything’ by Nicola Yoon – Book Review

Blurb from Goodreads My disease is as rare as it is famous. It’s a form of Severe Combined Immunodeficiency, but basically, I’m allergic to the world. I don’t leave my house, have not left my house in fifteen years. The only people I ever see are my mom and my nurse, Carla. But then one … Continue reading ‘Everything Everything’ by Nicola Yoon – Book Review

Duvet Day by Emily Kerr – eARC Book Review

Blurb from Goodreads Young lawyer Alexa Humphries’s one true love is her precious duvet, yet she is torn from its comforting embrace every morning while the foxes are still scavenging the bins outside and doesn’t get back until long after most normal people are already asleep. Worn down by the endless demands of her suspicious … Continue reading Duvet Day by Emily Kerr – eARC Book Review

We Are Family by Nicola Gill – eARC Book Review

Blurb from Goodreads Laura has a laid back attitude to life. Her home isn’t spotless, and after a hard day she likes to take to bed with a block of cheese. Jess, on the other hand, is your classic overachiever: The Big Sister, Chief of Chivvying, Queen of the family WhatsApp. Her life is picture-perfect. … Continue reading We Are Family by Nicola Gill – eARC Book Review

‘Never Let Me Go’ by Kazuo Ishiguro – Book Review

Blurb from Goodreads From the Booker Prize-winning author of The Remains of the Daycomes a devastating new novel of innocence, knowledge, and loss. As children Kathy, Ruth, and Tommy were students at Hailsham, an exclusive boarding school secluded in the English countryside. It was a place of mercurial cliques and mysterious rules where teachers were constantly … Continue reading ‘Never Let Me Go’ by Kazuo Ishiguro – Book Review

‘The Priory of the Orange Tree’ by Samantha Shannon – Book Review

Blurb from Goodreads A world divided.A queendom without an heir.An ancient enemy awakens. The House of Berethnet has ruled Inys for a thousand years. Still unwed, Queen Sabran the Ninth must conceive a daughter to protect her realm from destruction—but assassins are getting closer to her door. Ead Duryan is an outsider at court. Though … Continue reading ‘The Priory of the Orange Tree’ by Samantha Shannon – Book Review

‘The End of the Ocean’ by Maja Lunde – eARC Book Review

Blurb from Goodreads From the author of the #1 international bestseller The History of Bees, a captivating new novel about the threat of a worldwide water shortage as seen through the eyes of a father and daughter. In 2017, seventy-year-old Signe sets out on a hazardous voyage to cross an entire ocean in only a … Continue reading ‘The End of the Ocean’ by Maja Lunde – eARC Book Review

‘Colour Me In’ by Lydia Ruffles – Book Review

Blurb from Goodreads THE CATCHER IN THE RYE meets TURTLES ALL THE WAY DOWN from the acclaimed author of THE TASTE OF BLUE LIGHT. FIX ME. DRAW ME WHOLE. COLOUR ME IN. Nineteen-year-old actor Arlo likes nothing more than howling across the skyline with best friend Luke from the roof of their apartment. But when … Continue reading ‘Colour Me In’ by Lydia Ruffles – Book Review

‘Constellation Myths: With Aratus’ Phaenomena’ by Eratosthenes and Hyginus – Book Review

Blurb from Goodreads Athena seized the writhing serpent and hurled it into the sky, and fixed it to the very pole of the heavens. The constellations we recognise today were first mapped by the ancient Greeks, who arranged the stars into patterns for that purpose. In the third century BC Eratosthenes compiled a handbook of … Continue reading ‘Constellation Myths: With Aratus’ Phaenomena’ by Eratosthenes and Hyginus – Book Review

‘Bridget Jones’ Baby’ by Helen Fielding – Book Review

Blurb from Goodreads Bridget Jones, beloved Singleton and global phenomenon, is back with a bump in Bridget Jones's Baby: The Diaries. 8:45 P.M. Realize there have been so many times in my life when have fantasized about going to a scan with Mark or Daniel: just not both at the same time. Before motherhood, before marriage, … Continue reading ‘Bridget Jones’ Baby’ by Helen Fielding – Book Review

‘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