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

Catch-Up Quickies 3

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 3

Publication Day Push: A Thousand Goodbyes – Ruth Graham

*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: If you liked Adam Kay’s book, ‘This Is Going To Hurt’, you’ll love the joyously life-affirming memoir, ‘A Thousand Goodbyes’.  When Ruth Graham left the world of … Continue reading Publication Day Push: A Thousand Goodbyes – Ruth Graham

Dear Reader: The Comfort and Joy of Books – Cathy Rentzenbrink

*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: Dear Reader is a moving, funny and joyous exploration of how books can change the course of your life, packed with recommendations from one reader to another.For as long … Continue reading Dear Reader: The Comfort and Joy of Books – Cathy Rentzenbrink

Blog Blitz: Trials and Tribulations of a Pet Sitter – Laura Marchant

*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: Hilarious and heart-warming true stories of a Pet Sitter. ​Laura takes us on her journey describing the immense joy that the animals have brought into her life. But it’s not all fun and games. With sometimes as … Continue reading Blog Blitz: Trials and Tribulations of a Pet Sitter – Laura Marchant

Country Doctor – Michael Sparrow

  *I received a free ARC of this novel, with thanks to the author, Duckworth Books and NetGalley.  The decision to review and my opinions are my own.*   Blurb:   Have you ever had to decide what to do with an unidentified corpse by a Devonian cowshed when the herd is due in for milking? And … Continue reading Country Doctor – Michael Sparrow

Blog Tour: The Dark Side of the Mind – Kerry Daynes

  *I received a free ARC of this book with thanks to the author and Anne Cater of Random Things Blog Tours. The decision to review and my opinions are my own.*   Blurb:   Welcome to the world of the forensic psychologist, where the people you meet are wildly unpredictable and often frightening. The job: to delve … Continue reading Blog Tour: The Dark Side of the Mind – Kerry Daynes

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 Tour: Q&A with Antoinette Truglio Martin – Hug Everyone You Know

    Yet another special treat:  I had the opportunity to put some questions to the author of Hug Everyone You Know, Antoinette Truglio Martin. First, here’s the book:   Blurb:  During 2017's National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, She Writes Press published Antoinette Truglio Martin’s touching memoir, Hug Everyone You Know: A Year of Community, Courage, … Continue reading Blog Tour: Q&A with Antoinette Truglio Martin – Hug Everyone You Know

The Oshun Diaries – Diane Esguerra

  *I received a free copy of this book, with thanks to the author and Eye and Lightning Books. The decision to review and my opinions are my own.*     Blurb:  High priestesses are few and far between, white ones in Africa even more so. When Diane Esguerra hears of a mysterious Austrian woman … Continue reading The Oshun Diaries – Diane Esguerra