REVIEW: The Echo Killing by Christi Daugherty

I was sent The Echo Killing and A Beautiful Corpse by Harper Collins to celebrate the release of A Beautiful Corpse. This crime series by Christi Daugherty is set in Savannah and as I’m always excited about new crime novels, I was really happy to be sent these books! The Echo Killing follows Harper McClain,…

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!    

REVIEW: Vengeance in Venice by Philip Gwynne Jones

Earlier this year I read The Venetian Game and I loved it! I loved the setting, the unusual plot and the characters. It was the perfect book for my week away. This month I went to France for a holiday and just so happened to spot the latest in the series, Vengeance In Venice. I…

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…

Pain and Positivity

Ways to keep positive when experiencing chronic pain, from someone who is going through it.

REVIEW: The Silent Companions, Laura Purcell

I’m not usually a fan of ghost stories. Despite my love of thrillers, there is something about ghost stories and the supernatural that I find just a bit too creepy. But The Silent Companions really intrigued me and I have to admit that the beautiful cover also caught my eye. Elsie is newly married and then widowed…

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…

REVIEW: My Name Is Lucy Barton by Elizabeth Strout

This was one of those books that I had seen around Waterstones a few times, but never got round to buying. But, as part of my HUGE post Christmas book haul (video to come soon, promise), I finally bought My Name is Lucy Barton. All I really knew about the book was that it is…