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…

REVIEW: Eligible by Curtis Sittenfeld

I’ve had Eligible on my bookshelf since I went to the Edinburgh Book Festival. What mainly attracted me to the book was its quirky cover and I bought it without paying much attention to the blurb, sometimes this works and sometimes it just doesn’t! What I didn’t realise when I bought the book, was that…

REVIEW: Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine by Gail Honeyman

I had been waiting to read Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine for some time. I had seen the cover of the book all over Instagram and read reviews and I was just really intrigued by the title and the promise of something a little bit different. This is Gail Honeyman’s debut novel and it has been very…

REVIEW: The Light Between Oceans by ML Stedman

When Izzy marries Tom she is prepared to live on a distant island, where Tom will run the lighthouse and she will be a house wife. Tom has returned from war when many didn’t and Izzy is young, naive and optimistic but also still recovering from the loss of her two brothers. Life on Janus,…

REVIEW: Where My Heart Used To Beat by Sebastian Faulks

I have to admit that I haven’t read any of Sebastian Faulks previous novels.Birdsong has been sitting on my bookshelf for years and I just haven’t got round to reading it! As I love historical fiction when I saw Faulks new novel I decided to give it a try. The blurb tells of an English…