Hello Book Lover, Today I am very excited to be part of the blog tour and share my thoughts on 'The Mystery of Henri Pick' by David Foenkinos. Those who follow my blog know that I am a huge fan of translated fiction, so when I heard that, after four years of championing foreign language television Walter… Continue reading Review – The Mystery of Henri Pick by David Foenkinos
Hello Book Lover, I am an absolute sucker for the genre crime fiction, I will take it in any shape or form, usually the darker the better. Boy, do some of these stories get dark! Over the past couple of years I have come to realise that there is an amazing crime writing community here… Continue reading Review – Afraid of the Light Anthology.
Hello Book Lover, It is my stop today on the blog tour for 'Conjure Women', when 4th Estate Books got into contact and asked if I would be interested in joining the blog tour for 'Conjure Women', I said "yes, please!". I had heard whispers about this incredible debut with comparisons being made to 'Stay… Continue reading Review: Conjure Women by Afia Atakora.
Hello Book Lover, So, first things first I had great plans for the above picture namely on a beach, against some rocks but unfortunately lockdown happened. Regardless of my picture faux paux, this book is insanely good, when Jordan from Peepal Press got in touch and asked if I would like a review copy, I… Continue reading Review: The Mermaid of Black Conch by Monique Roffey.
Hello Book Lover, In these strange times in which we find ourselves, communities always come together and none more so in recent weeks than the bookish community. My Twitter feed has been inundated with amazing feats of bookworms and sellers alike going above and beyond to support the book industry during these difficult times.… Continue reading The Stay-at-Home! Literary Festival.
Hello Book Lover, I have been familiar with Helen Mort's poetry for a few years now, I bought my brother-in-law her collection entitled 'Division Street' and he absolutely loved it. So, when 'Black Car Burning' popped up on my radar a few months ago after I saw several people rave about it on Twitter and… Continue reading Review: Black Car Burning by Helen Mort.
Hello Book Lover,When Martina from Midas put out a call for book bloggers to take part in the Dylan Thomas Long List Blog Tour which she was organising I jumped at the chance. My interest lay in a couple of the books featured on the long list; 'Virtuoso' which I am reviewing today, as the… Continue reading Review – Virtuous by Yelena Moskovich.
Hello Book Lover, “A lake is the opposite of a boarder. When you look at a barbed fence, you think of death. When you look at a lake, you remember that we come from water, return to water and without water, we shrivel up – and then you think of eternity and want to make… Continue reading Review: Europa28 Writing by Women on the Future of Europe. Edited by Sophie Hughes and Sarah Cleave.
Hello Book Lover, When I received a copy of Will Dean’s third Tuva Moodyson novel, Black River I was thrilled. I have been a fan of his two previous instalments ‘Dark Pines’ and ‘Red Snow’, I enjoyed the refreshing character of Tuva a deaf journalist with a thirst for investigation, who has a complex background… Continue reading Review: Black River by Will Dean.
Hello Book Lover,In 2019, I was fortunate enough to attend the #NewVoice2019 bloggers event in Liverpool held by the lovely folk at Headline, it was here that I came across writer Dominic Nolan and picked up his debut 'Past Life'. I read last year, actually I devoured it and then couldn’t stop yacking on… Continue reading Review – After Dark by Dominic Nolan