BOOK REVIEW: No Sad Songs by Frank Morelli

Format: Paperback, ARC Links: Goodreads | Amazon UK Blurb: Following a family tragedy, 18-year-old Gabe LoScuda suddenly finds himself thrust into the role of caregiver for his ailing grandfather. Between the shopping trips and the doctor visits with Grandpa, Gabe and his friend John try to salvage their senior year, meet girls, and make the varsity …

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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: Aussie Grit – My Formula 1 Journey by Mark Webber

Title: Aussie Grit: My Formula 1 Journey Author: Mark Webber Format: ARC Links: Goodreads | Amazon UK | Amazon US Blurb: Mark Webber was at the centre of one of the most captivating chapters in the history of Formula One. In 2010, while racing for Red Bull, he and his team mate Sebastian Vettel went …

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 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 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: This Child Of Mine by Sinéad Moriarty

What it’s about: Anna and Laura, Sophie and Mandy – two mothers, two daughters and a story about the bond of motherly love. Anna is proud of the job she has done raising eighteen-year-old Sophie. It’s always been just the two of them, but that doesn’t matter because Sophie has everything she could ever need. …