Month: July 2021

The Black Dress by Deborah Moggach – #bookreview – published by @TinderPress

The book however, takes a more contemplative turn when an unexpected love interest or two comes into her life. The beginning of lockdown and its effects are touched upon but not in an intrusive way.

ShortBookandScribes #BookReview – Is This It? by Hannah Tovey

But one night, Ivy switches her phone off, peels last night’s drunken pizza off the sofa, and makes a list. A list that changes everything . . . If Fleabag and Sex and the City

The Abdication by Justin Newland – extract

“Yeah? Who’s askin’?” one snarled. About the Author They both stood stock still, mouths open. She hissed with fury and was about to give him a wallop when, opposite them, a door flung open, spilling

ShortBookandScribes #BookReview – Cecily by Annie Garthwaite #BlogTour

You are born high, but marry a traitor’s son. You bear him twelve children, carry his cause and bury his past. Related Cecily! What a woman. Duchess of York, mother of 12 including two kings

Desert Island Books: Jacqueline Maley

Buy Jane Eyre from, Book Depository, Waterstones, Amazon or Amazon AU. I was really beguiled by this book on a number of levels – the structure is intricate and loops back and forth through

The Lies I Tell by Joel Hames | Blog Tour Extract | #TheLiesITell #PsychologicalThriller

From the bestselling author of Dead North, a tense, claustrophobic psychological thriller perfect for fans of Lucy Foley, Claire McGowan and Clare Mackintosh. Michal opened the door, grunted at me and stepped aside. Lena was

Between the World and Me Book Review

At its heart, Between the World and Me is an earnest, sincere, raw, painful and honest letter from a father to a son, that reveals Coates’ fears, frustrations and fury for the world in which

At The Edge of the Orchard by Tracy Chevalier #audiobook #review @tracy_chevalier @boroughpress

Although I mostly read newly published books, every now and again I choose something not so recent and so I decided to read Tracy Chevalier’s 2016 novel, At The Edge of the Orchard. Actually, having

The Black Flamingo Book Review

“I’ve been friendly. I’ve been frightened. I’ve been fake. But I’ve never been fierce. I’ve been frustrated. I’ve been forgotten. I’ve been forgiving. But I’ve never been fierce. I wanna be fabulous. I wanna be

Ghosts by Dolly Alderton – review

Publication date – 22 July 2021 Nina Dean has just turned 32. She is single, moderately successful and she thinks content enough. When she signs up for online dating she doesn’t expect much. Then she