Thanks to Welbeck Publishing for gifting me this book in exchange for an honest review. I am also honoured to take part in the book tour for this title. So, watch this space on 24th May for my stop on the tour. The Trial of Lotta Rae instantly attracted my attention after reading the blurb,Continue reading “Book Review – The Trial of Lotta Rae by Siobhan MacGowan”
Anatomy: A Love Story by Dana Schwartz I first heard about this book at the beginning of the 2022 and I was absolutely sold on the blurb. The idea of a romance with a gothicky, medical twist, all set in 1817 Edinburgh was all I needed to know. So, when I saw there was oneContinue reading “Book Review – Anatomy: A Love Story by Dana Schwartz”
This year I am trying to broaden my horizons when it comes to reading and try novels outside of my comfort zone. I found that last year with lockdowns and a lot of other things going on I often reverted to my chosen genres such as rom-coms, thrillers and fantasy. But this year I amContinue reading “Book Review – Minor Detail by Adania Shibli”
I have always said that the one genre I haven’t read enough of which I want to explore more is historical fiction. So, naturally I jumped at the chance of taking part in T.L Mogford’s book tour for her first historical fiction novel, The Plant Hunter. Blurb 1867. When plant hunter Harry Compton receives aContinue reading “Book Tour – The Plant Hunter by T.L Mogford”
When I found out that another novel by CT Ortega was being published I jumped at the chance to review this in advance of the release date which is tomorrow. This time we are transported to ancient Egypt where we meet Sati, a young queen and Ahm, a beautiful, wise girl from the streets whoContinue reading “Book Review – Jewels of Egypt by C T Ortega”
~ Libraries are lungs, books the fresh air breathed in to keep the heart beating, to keep the brain imagining, to keep hope alive. I read this with a wonderful group of Bookstagrammers as part of a Tandem Collective read along. This was the 3rd one I had taken part in, the previous ones HungryContinue reading “Book Review – The Paris Library by Janet Skeslien Charles”
I had heard a lot of good reviews of this book from Instagram and other places and I found it as part of The Works’ 3 for £5 so I thought it would be a good time to give it a try!
This was the final book of my own personal alphabet challenge which I will be writing about soon. It took a while to find a book title beginning with Z that sounded interesting but this one piqued my interest. Firstly, because it is based on a true story and secondly because it is set inContinue reading “Book Review – Zookeepers Wife by Diane Ackerman”