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

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

Beyond the Bay – Rebecca Burns

*I received a free copy of this book, with thanks to the author and Henry Roi at Odyssey Books. The decision to review and my opinions are my own.*   Blurb:  “The night before Esther’s ship was due to dock, her sister dreamed of her.” Auckland at the turn of the century. A city on the … Continue reading Beyond the Bay – Rebecca Burns

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

Aphrodite Made Me Do It – Trista Mateer

  *I received a free ARC of this book, with thanks to the author, Central Avenue Publishing and NetGalley. The decision to review and my opinions are my own.*         Blurb:  Bestselling and award-winning author Trista Mateer takes an imaginative approach to self-care in this new poetry and prose collection, Aphrodite Made Me Do It … Continue reading Aphrodite Made Me Do It – Trista Mateer

Absolutely Smashing It – Kathryn Wallace

  *I received a free ARC of this book, with thanks to the author and Amazon’s Vine Programme.  The decision to review and my opinions are my own.*   Blurb:  ***Unmissable, hilarious and kind, this is the first novel from Kathryn Wallace, who blogs as I Know, I Need to Stop Talking*** "SAM! AVA! Get downstairs, NOW. Have … Continue reading Absolutely Smashing It – Kathryn Wallace

Blog Tour: Bridge to Eternity – Romola Farr

  *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:  Audrey, recently widowed, is not saying why she left her comfortable home in the south of England to move into an old school … Continue reading Blog Tour: Bridge to Eternity – Romola Farr

Guest Post: Beyond the Bay – Rebecca Burns

  Today I am honoured to be hosting a guest post by the author Rebecca Burns, to celebrate the first anniversary of the release of her book, Beyond the Bay.   First, here is the book!   Blurb:  “The night before Esther’s ship was due to dock, her sister dreamed of her.” Auckland at the turn of the … Continue reading Guest Post: Beyond the Bay – Rebecca Burns

Anne – Zarina Macha

*I received a free copy of this book, with thanks to the author. The decision to review and my opinions are my own.* Blurb:  ‘Are you okay, Mummy? Did Daddy hurt you again?’ Anne Mason’s childhood in Richmond emulates suburban bliss, with a wealthy father and a loving mother. But behind the polished windows, Anne’s … Continue reading Anne – Zarina Macha