Book Review – Ask Again, Yes

Title: Ask Again, Yes Author: Mary Beth Keane Genre: General Fiction Goodreads Rating: 4.04 My Rating: 4* Source: ARC Synopsis: A profoundly moving novel about two neighboring families in a suburban town, the bond between their children, a tragedy that reverberates over four decades, the daily intimacies of marriage, and the power of forgiveness. Francis Gleeson and Brian Stanhope, two rookie... Continue Reading →

Book Review – Anything You Do Say

Title: Anything You Do Say Author: Gillian McAllister Genre: Mystery & Thriller/ Women's Fiction Goodreads Rating: 3.92 My Rating: 4* Source: ARC Synopsis: Joanna is an avoider. So far she has spent her adult life hiding bank statements and changing career aspirations weekly. But then one night Joanna hears footsteps on the way home. Is she being followed? She is... Continue Reading →

Book Review – Miracle Creek

Title: Miracle Creek Author: Angie Kim Genre: General Fiction/ Mystery & Thriller Goodreads Rating: 3.96 My Rating: 4.5* Source: ARC Synopsis: How far will you go to protect your family? Will you keep their secrets? Ignore their lies? In a small town in Virginia, a group of people know each other because they’re part of a special treatment center,... Continue Reading →

Book Review – Before I Let Go

Title: Before I Let Go Author: Marieke Nijkamp Genre: YA (Thriller) Goodreads Rating: 3.29 My Rating: 3 Source: ARC Synopsis: Best friends Corey and Kyra were inseparable in their snow-covered town of Lost Creek, Alaska. When Corey moves away, she makes Kyra promise to stay strong during the long, dark winter, and wait for her return. Just days before Corey... Continue Reading →

Book Review – Charlie and the Great Glass Elevator

Title: Charlie and the Great Glass Elevator Author: Roald Dahl - Illustrated by Quentin Blake Genre: Children's book Goodreads Rating: 3.67 My Rating: 3* Source: Paperback Synopsis: Now that Charlie has won the chocolate factory, what's next? Even wilder adventures, that'swhat! Join him, Grandpa Joe, and, of course, Willy Wonka for the amazing, intergalactic sequel to Charlie... Continue Reading →

Book Review – Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

Title: Charlie and the Chocolate Factory Author: Roald Dahl - Illustrated by Quentin Blake Genre: Children's Book Goodreads Rating: 4.13 My Rating: 5* Source: Paperback Synopsis: Charlie Bucket's wonderful adventure begins when he finds one of Mr. Willy Wonka's precious Golden Tickets and wins a whole day inside the mysterious chocolate factory. Little does he know the... Continue Reading →

Book Review – Me Mam. Me Dad. Me

Title: Me Mam. Me Dad. Me Author: Malcolm Duffy Genre: Teens and YA Goodreads Rating: 4.16 My Rating: 5* Source: e-book Synopsis: Humorous and heartbreaking debut novel with the fresh, funny, honest voice of a 14-year-old Geordie lad recounting the trials and tribulations of family life and finding first love. Danny’s mam has a new... Continue Reading →

Book Review -The Existence of Amy

Title: The Existence of Amy Author: Lana Grace Riva Genre: Fiction Goodreads Rating: 3.88 My Rating: 4* Source: Paperback  Synopsis: Amy has a normal life. That is, if you were to go by a definition of 'no immediate obvious indicators of peculiarity', and you didn't know her very well. She has good friends, a good... Continue Reading →

Book Review – Hands Up

Hello fellow book lovers! I hope October is treating you well. I am currently sat in a huge cottage on the edge of Devon having a week away with my family. Whilst the weather may not be amazing we are certainly not letting that bring our spirits down. Anyone who holidays in the UK will... Continue Reading →

September Mini Reviews

Hello all, With the start of October here I realised that I had been so busy reading that I hadn't posted any reviews for a while. The majority of my reading was of short books in September so I have decided to compile them into mini reviews. Some of you may or may not be... Continue Reading →

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