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REVIEW: The Ones We Keep by Bobbie Jean Huff
6th Jan / 0 Comments

REVIEW: The Ones We Keep by Bobbie Jean Huff

Tackling the broader issue of missing persons and people who disappear, The Ones We Keep by Bobbie Jean Huff  will challenge any reader whilst simultaneously posing some rhetorical questions about the nature of love and forgiveness.

REVIEW: On the Sweet Side by Audrey Carlan
1st Jan / 1 Comment

REVIEW: On the Sweet Side by Audrey Carlan

On the Sweet Side by Audrey Carlan: Finally finishing her master course to become a pastry chef alongside her bestie Jasper, Isabeau is horrified to find that the life she has been living is based on a solid lie when two gorgeous women come to her home emotionally strained and with […]

REVIEW: Hidden Treasures by Michelle Adams
31st Dec / 0 Comments

REVIEW: Hidden Treasures by Michelle Adams

Hidden Treasures by Michelle Adams: Having fallen in wild passionate love at 16 with Benoit, an Arts and artefacts dealer a good 15 years her senior whilst spending the summer in France with her Aunty, Frances returns to England with more than just a broken heart. Pregnant and protecting the Klinkosch […]

REVIEW: City of Time and Magic by Paula Brackston
17th Dec / 0 Comments

REVIEW: City of Time and Magic by Paula Brackston

City of Time and Magic by Paula Brackston: Using an interesting blend of genres in a pastiche of romance, fantasy, historical fiction and drama, the 4th novel in the Found Things series will simultaneously delight and entertain. As a stand-alone, it will take a little puzzle building to work out the […]

REVIEW: The Night of Many Endings by Melissa Payne
1st Dec / 0 Comments

REVIEW: The Night of Many Endings by Melissa Payne

The Night of Many Endings by Melissa Payne: Initially, what appeared to be a tad long-winded and a bit of a belaboured point turned into a good for the soul honest read that spoke volumes of survival both in and out of complex trauma. Stranded in the town library amidst a […]

REVIEW: You’ve Reached Sam by Dustin Thao
28th Nov / 0 Comments

REVIEW: You’ve Reached Sam by Dustin Thao

You’ve Reached Sam by Dustin Thao is a Young Adult Magical Realism piece that thoroughly explores the nature of grief and loss after Julie loses her boyfriend Sam in a tragic car accident 6 months away from graduating high school. With their next big life steps thoroughly planned out, including destinations […]

REVIEW: Three Sisters by Heather Morris
17th Nov / 0 Comments

REVIEW: Three Sisters by Heather Morris

Three Sisters by Heather Morris: Bound together by more than just a childhood promise to protect each other forever, teenagers Livia, Cibi and Magda are ripped from their home in Slovakia by the Nazis and survive to tell their story. The third novel in the world renowned Tattooist of Auschwitz series, […]

REVIEW: The Vanished Days by Susanna Kearsley
14th Nov / 0 Comments

REVIEW: The Vanished Days by Susanna Kearsley

In The Vanished Days (Scottish #3) by Susanna Kearsley, In 1707, when Mrs. Lily (Aitcheson) Graeme comes forward and files to claim her deceased husband’s lost wages from the Darien expedition, it raises eyebrows. Given the ongoing war and with so many laying false claims to fight their way out […]

REVIEW: The Butler by Danielle Steel
9th Nov / 0 Comments

REVIEW: The Butler by Danielle Steel

Steel’s The Butler appears to be a shift in narrative voice from her typical works, given that the central character is male and cut from a type of archaically soft mould that somehow wields power. And within chapters, it is clear that the removed panoramic style that she is famous for, […]

REVIEW: The Keeper of Happy Endings by Barbara Davis
26th Oct / 0 Comments

REVIEW: The Keeper of Happy Endings by Barbara Davis

In a gorgeous dance of Magical Realism meets Historical Romance, The Keeper of Happy Endings by Barbara Davis is packed to the brim with love and loss – A perfect tragedy that simply couldn’t shy away from a little happily ever after whose central characters were deserving of more than […]