Adults – Emma Jane Unsworth

  *I received a free ARC of this novel, with thanks to the author, The Borough Press, Harper Collins UK and NetGalley.  The decision to review and my opinions are my own.*     Blurb:   Jenny is unloved, unemployable and emotionally unfiltered. Her long-suffering friends seem sick of her and whilst her social media portrays her life as a … Continue reading Adults – Emma Jane Unsworth

The Unlikely Escape of Uriah Heep – H.G. Parry

  *I received a free ARC of this book with thanks to the author, NetGalley and Orbit Books. The decision to review and my opinions are my own.*   Blurb:  For his entire life, Charley Sutherland has concealed a magical ability he can't quite control: he can bring characters from books into the real world. His older brother, … Continue reading The Unlikely Escape of Uriah Heep – H.G. Parry

The Last Voyage of Mrs Henry Parker – Joanna Nell

  *I received a free ARC of this book with thanks to the author and Hodder & Stoughton. The decision to review and my opinions are my own.*   Blurb:   A poignant ode to love and the memories that make a well-lived life, from the author of THE SINGLE LADIES OF JACARANDA RETIREMENT VILLAGE As the wife … Continue reading The Last Voyage of Mrs Henry Parker – Joanna Nell

Haven’t They Grown – Sophie Hannah

  *I received a free ARC of this book with thanks to the author, NetGalley and Hodder & Stoughton. The decision to review and my opinions are my own.*   Blurb:  All Beth has to do is drive her son to his Under-14s away match, watch him play, and bring him home. Just because she knows that … Continue reading Haven’t They Grown – Sophie Hannah

When the Storm Ends – Rebecca L. Marsh

*I received a free copy of this book with thanks to the author.  The decision to review and my opinions are my own.*   Blurb:  Beth thought her violent childhood was something she left in the past—until she met Erin.  Now the abuse of her step-father has returned in terrifying nightmares. Beth became a child … Continue reading When the Storm Ends – Rebecca L. Marsh

The Ballad of Fat Labrador – Dave Holwill

  *I received a free copy of this book with thanks to the author.  The decision to review and my opinions are my own.*   Blurb:  It’s been a blissful ten years since George put down his bass, left the Artful Badgers and vowed never to play in public again. But when tragedy strikes his … Continue reading The Ballad of Fat Labrador – Dave Holwill

The Other Bennet Sister – Janice Hadlow

  *I received a free ARC of this book, with thanks to the author, Pan Macmillan and NetGalley. The decision to review and my opinions are my own.*   Blurb:  For fans of Jane Austen's Pride and Prejudice, Janice Hadlow's The Other Bennet Sister tells Mary's story... 'It is a sad fact of life that if a young woman is unlucky … Continue reading The Other Bennet Sister – Janice Hadlow

All the Water in the World – Karen Raney

  *I received a free ARC of this book with thanks to the author and Hodder & Stoughton. The decision to review and my opinions are my own.*   Blurb:  Maddy is sixteen. Deeply curious, wry and vivacious, she's poised at the outset of adulthood. She has loyal friends, a mother with whom she's unusually close, a … Continue reading All the Water in the World – Karen Raney

Changing the Subject – Kate Abley

  *I received a free copy of this book, with thanks to the author.  The decision to review and my opinions are my own.*     Blurb:  Welcome to the first comic contemporary novel from Kate Abley. Sue, a nice lady from Chingford, was 18 in 1979. Now, thanks to an Alzheimer’s Drugs trial gone … Continue reading Changing the Subject – Kate Abley

XYZ – William Knight

  *I received a free copy of this book, with thanks to the author. The decision to review and my opinions are my own.*   Blurb:  Generation X technical whiz, Jack Cooper has forgotten his mojo. Grumpy and sarcastic, he can't bear a workplace stuffed with Gen Y and Zs whose total focus is on … Continue reading XYZ – William Knight