Q&A with C.J Tudor – author of The Chalk Man

Earlier this month, I was exceptionally lucky to have had the chance to read The Chalk Man, a mystery thriller that everyone is keen to get their mitts on. It went firmly onto my list on the best books I’ve read this year, most definitely in the top 5 and I’ve been raving about it …

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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: Beyond Grace’s Rainbow by Carmel Harrington + Interview!

What it’s about: Beyond Grace’s Rainbow is the deeply emotional and poignant story of young single mother Grace Devlin. When Grace is diagnosed with cancer she best chance of survival is to find a bone marrow transplant from a family member. Only Grace is adopted and her one previous attempt to connect with her birth …

Interview with Joanna Bolouri Author of ‘The List’

In 2013 I read and reviewed Joanna Bolouri’s hilarious novel, ‘The List’. (You can find my review here) What it’s about: Phoebe Henderson may be single but she sure doesn’t feel fabulous. It’s been a year since she found her boyfriend Alex in bed with another woman, and multiple cases of wine and extensive relationship …

Book Review: The Lie of You by Jane Lythell & author interview

What it’s about: To the outside world, Kathy is the very picture of a happy and fulfilled modern woman. She has a beautiful baby boy, a clever, handsome husband and a glamorous, high-powered job. But not everybody is fooled. Her employee, Heja, knows the truth: the cracks in Kathy’s marriage, her self-doubt, her fear of …

Book Review: North Pole Reform School by Jaimie Admans & author interview

What it’s about: Mistletoe Bell hates Christmas. So would you if you had a name like hers. Her Christmas-mad parents make the festive season last all year, and with another Christmas looming, Mis doesn’t think she can take any more. After her carelessness causes an accident at school, it seems like things can’t get any …

Book Review: The Star Child by Stephanie Keyes & author interview

What it’s about: The world is about to be cloaked in darkness. Only one can stop the night.  Kellen St. James has spent his entire life being overlooked as an unwanted, ordinary, slightly geeky kid. When the sudden death of his Gran takes him from the East coast to the rugged cliffs of Western Ireland, …