Book Review: Ivy Lane by Cathy Bramley

Title: Ivy Lane Author: Cathy Bramley Publisher: Transworld Blurb: Tilly Parker needs a fresh start, fresh air and a fresh attitude if she is ever to leave the past behind and move on with her life. As she seeks out peace and quiet in a new town, taking on a plot at Ivy Lane allotments …

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Book Review: George’s Grand Tour by Caroline Vermalle

Title: George’s Grand Tour Author: Caroline Vermalle Publisher: Gallic Blurb: At the age of eighty-three, retired butcher George Nicoleau is about to set off on the greatest adventure of his life. George and his neighbor Charles have long dreamt of a road trip, driving the 3,500 kilometres that make up the stages of the Tour …

Book Review: The Dead Wife’s Handbook by Hannah Beckerman

Title: The Dead Wife’s Handbook Author: Hannah Beckerman Publisher: Penguin 2015 Reading Challenge Category: A Book That Made Me Cry Blurb: The end was just the beginning… Rachel, Max and their daughter Ellie had the perfect life – until the night Rachel’s heart stopped beating. Now Max and Ellie are doing their best to adapt …

Book Review: By My Side by Alice Peterson

Title: By My Side Author: Alice Peterson Publisher: Quercus Blurb: One step can change everything… Cass Brooks loves her job, her boyfriend Sean, her life. Until, leaving home one morning, distracted and hungover, she steps into the path of a truck. When she wakes up, she can’t walk. And suddenly all her hopes and dreams, …

Book Review: The Zig Zag Girl by Elly Griffiths

Title: The Zig Zag Girl Author: Elly Griffiths Publisher: Quercus Blurb: Brighton, 1950. When the body of a girl is found, cut into three, Detective Inspector Edgar Stephens is reminded of a magic trick, the Zig Zag Girl. The inventor of the trick, Max Mephisto, is an old friend of Edgar’s. They served together in …

Book Review: The Fallen Stars (The Star Child trilogy #2) by Stephanie Keyes

What it’s about: Kellen St. James was just your average seventeen-year-old prodigy, until he eighty-sixed the Lord of Faerie and proposed to the Celtic Goddess, Calienta. But then everything in Kellen’s life gets turned upside-down when he and Cali end up on the run from a seriously irritated group of faeries. The worst part? They …

Book Review: Death Of The Mad Hatter by Sarah J Pepper & author interview

What it’s about: The Jack prophesied: If the king loses his head, then the Queen with a Bleeding Heart would rule the Red Court until Time ceased to move forward. When a second carried on for infinity, every creature in Wonderland would tip their Hat to the misfit girl with a Boy’s name (or was …

Book Review: Not Pretty Enough by Jaimie Admans

  What it’s about: Title: Not Pretty Enough Author: Jaimie Admans Date of Publication: August 1, 2013 Genre: contemporary YA comedy New Year’s Resolutions: 1. Lloyd Layton will know I exist. He once said three whole words to me, so this is obviously progress. If I don’t get a proper conversation out of him soon, …