Feathertide – Beth Cartwright

*I received a free ARC of this novel, with thanks to the author, Cornerstone / Penguin Random House and NetGalley.  The decision to review and my opinions are my own.* Blurb: A girl. A secret. A life-changing journey. A magical fairytale-inspired debut about accepting being that little bit different, for fans of The Night Circus and The Bear and the … Continue reading Feathertide – Beth Cartwright

Lost – Leona Deakin

*I received a free ARC of this book, with thanks to the author, Transworld Books – Random House UK and NetGalley. The decision to review and my opinions are my own.* Blurb: HOW CAN YOU SOLVE A CRIME IF YOU CAN'T REMEMBER THE CLUES? There is an explosion at a military ball. The casualties are rushed to hospital … Continue reading Lost – Leona Deakin

The Heiress – Molly Greeley

*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: As a fussy baby, Anne was prescribed laudanum to quiet her and has been given the opium-heavy syrup ever since, on account of her continuing ill health. While … Continue reading The Heiress – Molly Greeley

The Sin-Eater – Megan Campisi

*I received a free ARC of this book, with thanks to the author, Mantle – Pan Macmillan and NetGalley. The decision to review and my opinions are my own.* Blurb: An old adage says there are really only two stories: a man goes on a voyage, and a stranger arrives in town. This is the third: a woman … Continue reading The Sin-Eater – Megan Campisi

The Hatmakers – Tamzin Merchant

*I received a free ARC of this book, with thanks to the author, Puffin – Random House UK and NetGalley. The decision to review and my opinions are my own.* Blurb: The first adventure in a spellbinding new magical world. Cordelia comes from a long line of magical milliners, who weave alchemy and enchantment into every hat. In … Continue reading The Hatmakers – Tamzin Merchant

Razor – Wilkie Martin

*I received a free ARC of this novel, with thanks to the author, Witcherley Books and NetGalley.  The decision to review and my opinions are my own.* Blurb: A mourning husband can’t live with his guilt…... he decides to die, not by his own hand, but in heroically helping the vulnerable. Since the peaceful Cotswold countryside offers limited … Continue reading Razor – Wilkie Martin

The Illustrated Child – Polly Crosby

*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: A picture paints a thousand lies… Romilly lives in a ramshackle house with her eccentric artist father and her cat, Monty. She knows little about her past … Continue reading The Illustrated Child – Polly Crosby

The Great Escape from Woodlands Nursing Home – Joanna Nell

*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: At nearly ninety, retired nature writer Hattie Bloom prefers the company of birds to people, but when a fall lands her in a nursing home she struggles to … Continue reading The Great Escape from Woodlands Nursing Home – Joanna Nell

The Constant Rabbit – Jasper Fforde

*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: England, 2020. There are 1.2 million human-sized rabbits living in the UK. They can walk, talk and drive cars, the result of an Inexplicable Anthropomorphising Event fifty-five years … Continue reading The Constant Rabbit – Jasper Fforde

The Stranger Times – C.K. McDonnell

*I received a free ARC of this book, with thanks to the author, Transworld Books – Random House UK and NetGalley. The decision to review and my opinions are my own.* Blurb: There are dark forces at work in our world (and in Manchester in particular), so thank God The Stranger Times is on hand to report them . . … Continue reading The Stranger Times – C.K. McDonnell