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 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

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

Breakdown – Lynn Nanos

  *I received a free copy of this book, with thanks to the author.  The decision to review and my opinions are my own.*   B.R.A.G. MEDALLION HONOREE Blurb:   When hospitals release seriously mentally ill patients too soon without outpatient follow-up, the patients can end up homeless, jailed, harming others, or even dead. When patients … Continue reading Breakdown – Lynn Nanos

The Regret – Dan Malakin

  *I received a free copy of this book, with thanks to the author. The decision to review and my opinions are my own.*   Blurb:  What if someone wanted to ruin your life? Rachel Stone’s world was destroyed by a stalker, Alan Griffin. After he went to prison, she rebuilt her life. Now she … Continue reading The Regret – Dan Malakin

The Existence of Amy – Lana Grace Riva

*I received a free copy of this book with thanks to the author.  The decision to review and my opinions are my own.*       Blurb:  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 … Continue reading The Existence of Amy – Lana Grace Riva

Evie and the Upside-Down World of Nevermore – Birgitte Märgen

  *I received a free copy of this ebook, with thanks to the author.  The decision to review and my opinions are my own.*   Blurb:  GIRL, INTERRUPTED MEETS PAN'S LABYRINTH "We all need someplace to escape, and sometimes the mind is just as good of a place as any." A trailer park Alice. A hole that … Continue reading Evie and the Upside-Down World of Nevermore – Birgitte Märgen