In the Dark, Soft Earth – Frank Watson

*I received a free copy of this book, with thanks to the author and Plum White Press.  The decision to review and my opinions are my own.* Blurb: Dig into this delectable journey through the dark, sensual, and ravishing poetry of Frank Watson. Ruminate the searing to the sultry as you absorb this haunting lilt … Continue reading In the Dark, Soft Earth – Frank Watson

The World Between Us – Sarah Ann Juckes

*I received a free ARC of this book, with thanks to the author and Penguin Random House. The decision to review and my opinions are my own.* Blurb: With shades of ALL THE BRIGHT PLACES and FIVE FEET APART, THE WORLD BETWEEN US is a powerful and thought-provoking story about falling in love with someone a whole … Continue reading The World Between Us – Sarah Ann Juckes

This Soul Estranged – Candice Samuelson

*I received a free copy of this book, with thanks to the author. The decision to review and my opinions are my own.* Blurb: Explore the antithetical worlds of love and loss in this two fold collection of poetry that dives into the world of human emotion, only to be lost in the swelling sea. This … Continue reading This Soul Estranged – Candice Samuelson

Before the Coffee Gets Cold: Tales from the Café – Toshikazu Kawaguchi (translated by Geoffrey Trousselot)

*I received a free ARC of this book, with thanks to the author, Picador – Pan Macmillan and NetGalley. The decision to review and my opinions are my own.* Blurb: In a small back alley in Tokyo, there is a café which has been serving carefully brewed coffee for more than one hundred years. But this coffee shop … Continue reading Before the Coffee Gets Cold: Tales from the Café – Toshikazu Kawaguchi (translated by Geoffrey Trousselot)

The Dishevelled Duke (A Little Bit Cupid) / How To Make The Perfect Man (Some Like It Haunted) – Catherine Curzon and Eleanor Harkstead

*I received free ARCs of these stories, with thanks to the authors.  The decision to review and my opinions are my own.* Blurb: From the A Little Bit Cupid collection Will a photographer be swept off his feet by a duke who’s more dishevelled than dashing? It’s Valentine’s Day and it’s Billy last shift at … Continue reading The Dishevelled Duke (A Little Bit Cupid) / How To Make The Perfect Man (Some Like It Haunted) – Catherine Curzon and Eleanor Harkstead

The Heiress – Molly Greeley

*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: As a fussy baby, Anne was prescribed laudanum to quiet her and has been given the opium-heavy syrup ever since, on account of her continuing ill health. While … Continue reading The Heiress – Molly Greeley

The Great Escape from Woodlands Nursing Home – Joanna Nell

*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: At nearly ninety, retired nature writer Hattie Bloom prefers the company of birds to people, but when a fall lands her in a nursing home she struggles to … Continue reading The Great Escape from Woodlands Nursing Home – Joanna Nell

Why Mummy’s Sloshed – Gill Sims

*I received a free ARC of this novel, with thanks to the author, Harper Collins UK and NetGalley.  The decision to review and my opinions are my own.* Blurb: Number One bestselling author Gill Sims is back with her eagerly awaited fourth and final Why Mummy novel. I just wanted them to stop wittering at me, eat vegetables without complaining, … Continue reading Why Mummy’s Sloshed – Gill Sims

The Girl You Forgot – Giselle Green

  *I received a free copy of this book, with thanks to the author and Boldwood Books.  The decision to review and my opinions are my own.*   Blurb:  Does the heart never really forget? When Ava’s partner Will is diagnosed with a terminal brain tumour, the doctors give Will one chance to survive - … Continue reading The Girl You Forgot – Giselle Green

The Authenticity Project – Clare Pooley

  *I received a free ARC of this book, with thanks to the author, Transworld Books – Random House UK and NetGalley. The decision to review and my opinions are my own.*   Blurb:  Six strangers with one universal thing in common: their lives aren’t always what they make them out to be. What would happen if they told … Continue reading The Authenticity Project – Clare Pooley