Tides – Patricia Morais

*I received a free copy of this novella, with thanks to the author.  The decision to review and my opinions are my own.* Blurb: FAMILY DRAMA…FORBIDDEN LOVE…A SECRET WORLD…Years before Lilly Ashton was recruited, Ada Hughes had already caught the eye of the demon hunters. But what led Ada, the quiet and sweet girl from … Continue reading Tides – Patricia Morais

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

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

Charlotte – Helen Moffett

*I received a free ARC of this novel, with thanks to the author, Bonnier Books and NetGalley.  The decision to review and my opinions are my own.* Blurb: For fans of Longbourn, The Other Bennet Sister and Bridgerton, this beautifully told story of marriage, duty and friendship follows Charlotte's story from where Pride and Prejudice ends. Everybody believes that Charlotte Lucas has no … Continue reading Charlotte – Helen Moffett

A Cosmology of Monsters – Shaun Hammill

*I received a free ARC of this book, with thanks to the author, NetGalley and Titan Books. The decision to review and my opinions are my own.* Blurb: Noah Turner’s family are haunted by monsters that are all too real, strange creatures that visit them all: His bookish mother Margaret; Lovecraft-obsessed father Harry; eldest sister Sydney, born … Continue reading A Cosmology of Monsters – Shaun Hammill

The Beast and the Bethany – Jack Meggitt-Phillips

*I received a free ARC of this novel, with thanks to the author, Egmont Books and NetGalley.  The decision to review and my opinions are my own.* Blurb: The most exciting new children's book of 2020 and a modern classic in the making. The Beast and the Bethany has all the classic macabre humour of Roald Dahl with the warmth … Continue reading The Beast and the Bethany – Jack Meggitt-Phillips

A Strangely-Wrapped Gift – Emily Juniper

  *I received a free ARC of this novel, with thanks to the author, Central Avenue Publishing and NetGalley.  The decision to review and my opinions are my own.*         Blurb:  In these pages, you will find journeys from childhood to today, from mental illness to recovery, from heartbreak to heart growth, from hopelessness … Continue reading A Strangely-Wrapped Gift – Emily Juniper

The Lost Ones – Anita Frank

*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:  Some houses are never at peace. England, 1917   Reeling from the death of her fiancé, Stella Marcham welcomes the opportunity to stay with her pregnant … Continue reading The Lost Ones – Anita Frank

Morning Walk… – Beth Gordon

  *I received a free ebook of this collection, with thanks to the author, Isabelle Kenyon and Animal Heart Press.  The decision to review and my opinions are my own.   Blurb:  In her stunning debut collection, "Morning Walk..." Beth Gordon addresses loss and grief in a unique way, blending her impeccable craft with a … Continue reading Morning Walk… – Beth Gordon

Where I Ache – Megan O’Keefe

  *I received a free copy of this book, with thanks to the author.  The decision to review and my opinions are my own.*       Blurb:  This collection is broken up into six chapters ranging from themes such as depression, jealousy, grief, and strength. These are delicate subjects to talk about and most … Continue reading Where I Ache – Megan O’Keefe