REVIEW: The Death of Mrs Westaway by Ruth Ware

Ruth Ware is quickly becoming crime fiction royalty, with her sharp, twisty tales and unique stories. The Death of Mrs Westaway had been on my to-read list for a while, so when I finally picked it up I began to read it straight away. Harriet Westaway is living alone in Brighton, working as a tarot…

Books About Yoga!

Whenever I read about yoga I feel as though I’m combining my two favourite things. However, there are so many books about yoga, mindfulness and spirituality that getting started can be overwhelming. I am a trainee yoga teacher and with so much to learn about anatomy as well as postures, pranayama and meditation, I wanted…

Mini Book Haul

Today I’m talking about new books on my YouTube channel. I’m definitely reading a lot of crime novels and thrillers at the moment but there’s still nice mix I think!    

BLOG TOUR: The Day We Met

I received a copy of The Day We Met by Roxie Cooper as part of the book tour to celebrate its release.  Stephanie doesn’t believe in fate or true love. Jamie is happily married and completely incompatible with Stephanie’s less than romantic views. But one weekend in 2006, the pair are thrown together as Stephanie struggles…

REVIEW: The Year Of Living Danishly by Helen Russell

Helen Russell lives in London and works for Marie Claire magazine, she is married to a businessman and together they live a fast paced city slicker lifestyle that isn’t giving them any real happiness. Constantly exhausted, rarely sleeping, fed up with the ingrained materialism and constant motion of the city the couple decide they need…

REVIEW: Don’t Let Go by Michel Bussi

Whenever I am asked my favourite book that I have read in the last year, then it will likely be Black Water Lilies. Michel Bussi is a highly acclaimed French crime writer, this year three of his novels have been translated into English and Don’t Let Go is the final book to be translated (let’s hope more translations to…

Five Books For Summer Escapism

Whether you’re off on your jollies, chilling in the back garden or sheltering from the rain, you can’t go wrong with a good book on your holidays. I’m going away in a few weeks and here are my five favourite holiday reads from the past few years! 1) Commonwealth by Ann Patchett This was the…

REVIEW: The Woman In The Window by A J Finn

My addiction to crime fiction and psychological thrillers continues. This is another novel that I had heard a fair bit about and new that I needed to read, in fact I read the hardback rather than waiting for the paperback. It’s has been months since Anna Fox, a psychologist, left her home. She lives alone,…

REVIEW: Little Fires Everywhere, Celeste Ng

Shaker Heights is the perfect place to live. The whole town has been specially designed for a perfect way of life. Neat houses, brilliant school. Everything has a shiny exterior, but beneath the surface is something more, something hidden. Little Fires Everywhere begins with a house fire, apparently started by one of the girls who…

REVIEW: Farangi Girl, Ashley Dartnell

This story I have literally had for YEARS. I read a review of Farangi Girl in a magazine back when it was published in 2011 and somehow ended up with two copies of this book and yet went six years before reading it…how is that even possible? But finally just before Christmas, I read Farangi…