Category: Book reviews

Han’s January Wrap Up

Now I’m no longer teaching and am on the road to officially being my father’s carer, I am hoping to up my game with my blog. There’s no goal in terms of followers or awards, I just want to be more organised and help…

Book Tour: Slay on Tour by Kim Curran

As a reader it feels as if Curran’s opening story was the album and this, second offering that is so aptly named, is the amazing and anticipated arena tour. You’ll gratefully applaud the hits the familiar characters roll out smoothly and with wonderful transitions….

Kick the Moon by Muhammad Khan

Muhammad Khan’s second novel is a relevant cautionary tale of self realisation, challenging the trappings created by fear and, most importantly, acknowledging stereotypes of gender and culture before working against them. My affection for the protagonist hit me fast and hard. Ilyas is a…

Anomaly by Michael Rutger

I don’t think i’ve ever felt as tense as I did reading this chilling adventure. I knew if like it; I was told the moment I was told It was for fans of Dan Brown. That is very true indeed; only I would be…

Hotel Flamingo by Alex Milway

This is a delightful, fanciful tale that would make for a cute bedtime read for younger children and a perfect independent book for older littles. I devoured it in a little over an hour, falling in love with the characters, their relationships and the…

Devoted by Jennifer Mathieu

Devoted is quite possibly the most difficult read I’ve ever experienced. It’s expertly written and contained wonderful, well rounded and well intended, characters to compliment a complex and compelling story. However, it really held me ransom and I had to take a few pauses…

Why Should You Subscribe? Wildest Dreams Book Box @wdbookbox

There’s a ding alerting me to an email. “Your package is on its way”. I’m filled with joy, excitement and a little bit of frustration ‘I want it nooooooow’. Mainly because each month I’m left feeling as if these boxes have been curated with…

Once & Future

By Amy Rose Capetta and Cori McCarthy “This time, Excalibur chooses her.” I finally watched Merlin last year. Yes, the BBC version that ended forever ago. Ever since I’ve been hooked on all things Arthurian. When given details about Once & Future, I audiably…

Jack Loves Rosie Blog Tour- Important Journeys

Rosie Loves Jack by Mal Darbon is one of my favourite reads of 2018. It hooked me from the first page and reduced me to tears by the delightful ending. It is my absolute pleasure to be part of this blog tour, telling you…

Q and A with Victor Dixen

If you were part of the crew, waiting to meet your future partner, what would your approach to the speed dating be?   Well, I think I would adopt the same position as Léonor: enjoy the trip to space and try to stay authentic,…

Distortion by @VictorDixen @HotKeyBooks

About: After a speed-dating show that is literally out of this world, twelve young astronauts are set to become the first humans to colonise Mars. They are also the victims of the cruellest of plots. Léonor thought she was a pioneer on an extraordinary…

OtherEarth by @jasonsegel and @banksirregular

//ws-eu.amazon-adsystem.com/widgets/q?ServiceVersion=20070822&OneJS=1&Operation=GetAdHtml&MarketPlace=GB&source=ss&ref=as_ss_li_til&ad_type=product_link&tracking_id=hscptcrash-21&language=en_GB&marketplace=amazon&region=GB&placement=B07BHMMR68&asins=B07BHMMR68&linkId=a4669b42ba9ef83fddade6ccec109185&show_border=true&link_opens_in_new_window=true What do you do when your first novel in the Otherworld trilogy is near perfect? Well, you up the stakes of course. And with Jason and Kirstin at the helm, boy do they amp up the pressure! A year ago, I went on…