Short take: Here is a well-written book for domestic thriller lovers, set in a small circle of people, showing the power of gossip and the tension of living in a small village where people are seemingly friendly but you wouldn't know who really to trust! Don't hesitate to pick this up if you loved Desperate … Continue reading Disturbance by Marianne Kavanagh
He is timeless. Hollywood stars have his words tattooed on them. The plays he wrote has been entertainment for years. He wrote most well-known love stories of all time. He had been inspiring movies, novels, stories, paintings, any form of art you can think of. His identity has been a riddle to some, crystal clear … Continue reading World Shakespeare Day!
Listened Dark Pines on audible, and really enjoyed it. How could you not like something so atmospheric and that takes you to the wild Swedish forests? Tuva is a deaf journalist, able to hear with a hearing aid though likes turning it off and disconnecting herself from the world time to time. She lives in … Continue reading Dark Pines by Will Dean: Dark Pines nurturing dark minds
I can't tell you how much I love Jess Kidd's books. Last year I've read The Hoarder and I was instantly shot in the heart (by the love arrow!) Jess Kidd is immensely talented. She seeks the magic in the world. An otherworldly movement in the leaves, some distant footsteps when you think you're alone … Continue reading A book with a beating heart: Things in Jars by Jess Kidd
How I loved this book! You know I hate sad books, but I think I will change the definition of this statement: I hate the books that's written purposefully to make you sad. Bottled Goods has some harrowing, heart breaking things in it but you don't even flinch when you read it. It's written in … Continue reading A bottle of harrowing fascination: The Bottled Goods by Sophie Van Llewyn
My Lovely Wife is Samantha Downing's debut novel, and it's really difficult to believe it's a debut because it's damn good! The dysfunctional, nontraditional love story between the couple in this book was such a different and refreshing read. This book has the BEST ever start I have read in a thriller. Kicking you hard … Continue reading My Lovely Wife by Samantha Downing: The unbearable “thrill” of a good marriage
Stella had been disturbed by her mother's behaviour, had thought that manifestation of grief barbaric -inhuman. Now she understood. She wished she could shit out her own grief, pull it out by its roots. But she couldn't - she wasn't Assunta. God, what a crazy book full of emotions this was. I love a book … Continue reading Seven or Eight Deaths of Stella Fortuna by Juliet Grames
It's a funny one to write a review on, this one. I really enjoyed reading it, it was DEFINITELY a fun read- but I was confused about the motive of the novel - why it was the way it is. Certainly dark but shiny, this is a novel for one sitting -I read a lot … Continue reading Family always comes first: My Sister, The Serial Killer by Oyinkan Braithwaite
I am reading Adam Foulds for the first time, but I am pretty impressed. You know what? When Poets write novels, they rarely disappoint. I enjoyed Dream Sequence in one sitting, it's the type of novel I like: consumable in one sitting, has unlikeable characters, good quality writing, the premise makes you think, and the … Continue reading When comfort doesn’t cure obsession: The Dream Sequence by Adam Foulds
I am delighted to host my last ever blog tour here on this blog, for a book I really enjoyed reading : Enchantée by Gita Trelease! I am partnering up with PanMacmillan to give one lucky winner a copy of this book, so head over to Instagram for a chance to win if you're UK … Continue reading Caraval Meets Les Misérables : Enchantée by Gita Trelease
Reading Liane Moriarty's new book was a bit like meeting with an old friend, realising how much you missed them! The wit, the humour, the quirky characters, the wonderful flow of the story is again playing part in this novel as in all Moriarty books, but I didn't love this book as much as I … Continue reading Nine Perfect Strangers by Liane Moriarty
Hi ravenous readers! I have partnered up with the lovely people of Viking Books to give one lucky winner a copy of this shiny and handsome The Wych Elm. This is an INTERNATIONAL giveaway and you're welcome to join from ANYWHERE in the world. Head over to my Instagram page to participate and also if … Continue reading Fancy winning a copy of The Wych Elm?