Christmassy Preview :: The Christmas Bookshop :: Jenny Colgan

If anyone knows how to write a beautiful cosy Christmas novel it’s Jenny Colgan, and I was absolutely delighted to get my hands on a paperback copy of her newest release, The Christmas Bookshop, especially since it is has a bookish theme! I’m planning to pick this one up on the weekend, and will share […]

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Review :: The Riviera House :: Natasha Lester

Synopsis Paris, 1939 While working at the Louvre, Eliane Dufort falls for talented painter Xavier. But when the Nazis occupy the city, Xavier leaves for England and Eliane must send her sisters to the country. Broken-hearted, she finds herself working with the mysterious Rose Valland on a dangerous secret mission for the French Resistance: to […]

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Review :: Ariadne by Jennifer Saint

I am always drawn to retellings of myth and folk and fairytale alike, and don’t get around to reading nearly as many as I would like to. I’m determined to change that, and Ariadne by Jennifer Saint landed on my doorstep at exactly the right time to kick of my retelling reading campaign. Let’s start […]

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Currently Reading :: 28 April

I’m not usually one to have more than just one book on the go, but this week I found myself partway through Jennifer Saint’s Ariadne (which was kindly sent to me by the team at Hachette) AND I wanted to reread The Raven Boys over the weekend, since the first scene is sent on St […]

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Review :: THE LAST REUNION :: Kayte Nunn

Burma, 1945. Bea, Plum, Bubbles, Joy and Lucy: in search of adventure, attached to the Fourteenth Army, fighting a forgotten war in the jungle. Assigned to run a mobile canteen, navigating treacherous roads and dodging hostile gunfire, they become embroiled in life-threatening battles of their own. Oxford, 1976. A woman slips into a museum and […]

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Review :: Tell Me Lies :: J.P. Pomare

A couple of weeks ago I had the pleasure of participating in a readalong organised by Tandem Collective Global for J. P. Pomare’s latest novel Tell Me Lies, which is out now from Hachette. The readalong was so much fun (even though I was running a little bit late!). I have been part of a […]

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