Catch-Up Quickies 8

First a quick explanation! Due to some severe health issues over the last few years, and a lingering chronic condition, my planned review schedule went right out of the window and I have been scrabbling ever since to get it back on track. In my latest attempt to try to regain some lost ground, I … Continue reading Catch-Up Quickies 8

Road Kill: The Duchess of Frisian Tun – Pete Adams

*I received a free copy of this book with thanks to the author.  The decision to review and my opinions are my own.* Blurb: Cataclysmic events have occurred in the decorous upper middle class enclave within Southsea, Portsmouth, on the south coast of England. But what were the circumstances that contributed to this violent clash … Continue reading Road Kill: The Duchess of Frisian Tun – Pete Adams

The Third Magpie – M.S. Clements

*I received a free copy of this book, with thanks to the author.  The decision to review and my opinions are my own.* Blurb: A loving couple Cosy cottage Idyllic garden Living life on a knife edge Together, Finn and Sophie defend their ‘Little Eden’ from the corrosive ideas and divisive society beyond their garden … Continue reading The Third Magpie – M.S. Clements

Black Rose – Pete Adams

*I received a free copy of this book with thanks to the author.  The decision to review and my opinions are my own.* Blurb: A continually bullied runt of a youngster, Chas Larkin discovers his chutzpah and decides to take on the London gangs. In the sleazy and violent East End of 1966 London, he … Continue reading Black Rose – Pete Adams

Q+A with Pete Adams – Black Rose

I have a review coming up for this book, but was lucky enough to get the opportunity to put a few questions to author Pete Adams about writing, reading and his stories. First, here is Black Rose: Blurb: A continually bullied runt of a youngster, Chas Larkin discovers his chutzpah and decides to take on … Continue reading Q+A with Pete Adams – Black Rose

The Grumpy Guide to Radical Feminism – Andreia Nobre

*I received a free copy of this book, with thanks to the author.  The decision to review and my opinions are my own.* Blurb: Tired of explaining reality to fiercely obstinate men about why women need feminism, Journalist Andreia Nobre, a writer at Brazilian publication QG FEminista, took the task to clarify some of the … Continue reading The Grumpy Guide to Radical Feminism – Andreia Nobre

Q – Christina Dalcher

  *I received a free ARC of this novel, with thanks to the author, HQ – Harper Collins UK and NetGalley.  The decision to review and my opinions are my own.*   Blurb:  IN THIS WORLD, PERFECTION IS EVERYTHING   Elena Fairchild is a teacher at one of the state’s new elite schools. Her daughters are exactly like … Continue reading Q – Christina Dalcher

Give the Bard a Tetanus Shot – V.C. McCabe

  *I received a free ARC of this book, with thanks to the author. The decision to review and my opinions are my own.*         Blurb:  Give the Bard a Tetanus Shot reveals the reality of rural life with elements of the surreal. Comforts of country living are juxtaposed with poverty, domestic … Continue reading Give the Bard a Tetanus Shot – V.C. McCabe

Blog Tour: Two Blankets, Three Sheets – Rodaan Al Galidi (translated by Jonathan Reeder)

  *I received a free ARC of this book with thanks to the author, World Editions, and Anne Cater of Random Things Blog Tours. The decision to review and my opinions are my own.*   Blurb:  Based on the author’s true story, this is the account of Iraqi refugee Samir, who spends nine years in an asylum … Continue reading Blog Tour: Two Blankets, Three Sheets – Rodaan Al Galidi (translated by Jonathan Reeder)

Blog Blitz: Time of Lies – Douglas Board

  *I received a free copy of this book with thanks to the author and Rachel Gilbey at Rachel’s Random Resources blog tours. The decision to review and my opinions are my own.*   Blurb:  In 2020 Britain elects its own Donald Trump... Bob Grant, former football hooligan, now the charismatic leader of the Britain s Great party … Continue reading Blog Blitz: Time of Lies – Douglas Board