Book review: The Honeymoon by Tina Seskis

Links: Goodreads | Amazon UK Format: Paperback, ARC Blurb: There’s trouble in paradise… For as long as she can remember, Jemma has been planning the perfect honeymoon. A fortnight’s retreat to a five-star resort in the Maldives, complete with luxury villas, personal butlers and absolute privacy. It should be paradise, but it’s turned into a …

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Book Review: You Don’t Know Me by Imran Mahmood

Format: Paperback, ARC Links: Amazon UK | Goodreads An unnamed defendant stands accused of murder. Just before the Closing Speeches, the young man sacks his lawyer, and decides to give his own defence speech. He tells us that his barrister told him to leave some things out. Sometimes, the truth can be too difficult to …

Book Review: Watching the Wheels by Damon Hill

Format: Hardback, ARC Links: Goodreads | Amazon Blurb: 2016 marks the twentieth anniversary of Damon Hill’s coronation as Formula One World Champion. For the first time ever he tells the story of his journey through the last golden era of the sport when he took on the greats including Ayrton Senna and Michael Schumacher and …

Book Review: Before I Let You In by Jenny Blackhurst (Blog Tour!)

Format: Paperback, ARC Links: Goodreads | Amazon UK Blurb: Karen is meant to be the one who fixes problems. It’s her job, as a psychiatrist – and it’s always been her role as a friend. But Jessica is different. She should be the patient, the one that Karen helps. But she knows things about Karen. …

Book Review: The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time by Mark Haddon

Publisher: Vintage Format: Bought, paperback Links: Goodreads | Amazon UK Blurb: The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time is a murder mystery novel like no other. The detective, and narrator, is Christopher Boone. Christopher is fifteen and has Asperger’s Syndrome. He knows a very great deal about maths and very little about human beings. …

Book Review: When He Fell by Kate Hewitt (& Giveaway)

Publisher: Carina Format: eBook, ARC from NetGalley Links: Goodreads | Amazon UK | Amazon US | Barnes & Noble Blurb: Josh and Ben are nine years old and best friends, until a single, careless act in the school playground destroys the lives of both families – and wrenches their small Manhattan school apart. As both mothers …

Book Review: Is It Just Me? by Miranda Hart

Title: Is It Just Me? Author: Miranda Hart Format: Paperback Links: Amazon UK | Amazon US | Goodreads Blurb: Well hello to you dear book browser. So, here’s the thing: it is just me or does anyone else find that adulthood offers no refuge from the unexpected horrors, peculiar lack of physical coordination and sometimes …

Book Review: When God Was a Rabbit by Sarah Winman

Title: When God Was a Rabbit Author: Sarah Winman Format: Book, received from World Book Night Links: Goodreads | Amazon UK | Amazon US Blurb: Spanning four decades, from 1968 onwards, this is the story of a fabulous but flawed family and the slew of ordinary and extraordinary incidents that shape their everyday lives. It …

Book Review: Wickham Hall Part 1: Hidden Treasures by Cathy Bramley

Title: Wickham Hall Part 1: Hidden Treasures Author: Cathy Bramley Format: eBook Links: Goodreads | Amazon UK | Amazon US | Twitter | Facebook Blurb: Holly Swift has just landed the job of her dreams: events co-ordinator at Wickham Hall, the beautiful manor home that sits proudly at the heart of the village where she …

Book Review: Sunshine and Spaniels (Primrose Terrace, Book #2) by Cressida McLaughlin

Title: Sunshine and Spaniels (Primrose Terrace, Book #2) Author: Cressida McLaughlin Format: eBook, NetGalley Links: Amazon UK | Goodreads | Twitter | Facebook Blurb: Cat Palmer’s dog-walking business, Pooch Promenade is taking off. It hasn’t been plain sailing but with the help of her flatmate Joe, she’s taken on some more new clients from Primrose Terrace. …

Book Review: Wellies and Westies (Primrose Terrace Series Book 1) by Cressida McLaughlin

Title: Wellies and Westies (Primrose Terrace Series, Book 1) Author: Cressida McLaughlin Publisher: Harper Blurb: Catherine ‘Cat’ Palmer realises, too late, that bringing an adorable puppy into work at the local nursery was a bad idea, especially after the ensuing chaos gets her the sack. Determined to turn a negative into a positive, Cat decides …