Genre: Contemporary Fiction Pages: 220 My Rating: ☆☆☆☆/5 POTENTIAL TRIGGER WARNINGS: Alcohol consumption, drugs, sex, depression, loss / grief. Synopsis: Jaded ahead of his time, Seven looks to fulfill his ambitions of becoming a successful writer. Not exactly full of hope and often lackluster, he tries to make something of his life despite interferences fromContinue reading “Thorn – Stefan Plesoianu”
Backstories by Simon Van der Velde was the first compilation of short stories I’ve ever read and I absolutely loved it! There was an element of guessing to each story – trying to work out who the famous (or infamous) protagonist was and I found it a genius book! It kept me entertained and alteredContinue reading “Author Interview – Simon Van der Velde”
AD – PR PRODUCT – A copy of this book was given to me free of charge in exchange for a place on this blog tour and an honest review. Genre: Contemporary | Romance Pages: 368 My Rating: ☆☆☆☆/5 TRIGGER WARNINGS: This book contains themes that some readers might find distressing. These themes include domesticContinue reading “*BLOG TOUR* The Mismatch – Sara Jafari”
Today is my stop on the tour to review Wartime With The Tram Girls by Lynn Johnson. I’d like to say a huge thank you to Rachel at Rachel’s Random Resources for arranging the tour and providing me with a free copy of the book in exchange for my review. Genre: Historical Fiction | WW1Continue reading “*BLOG TOUR* Wartime With The Tram Girls – Lynn Johnson”
Genre: Non-fiction | Autobiography Pages: 336 My rating: ☆☆☆☆/5 I’d like to thank the team at Literally PR for sending me a copy of this book in exchange for a review on its publication day! Content warning: This book is a first person retelling of what it’s like to be a serial killer. If youContinue reading “History of a Drowning Boy – Dennis Nilsen”
This is the second book in the 44 Tiny Secrets series. However, I managed to read and enjoy the entire book without having read the first. From what I can understand, the first book provides the insight as to how and why Betsy acquired 44 mice, but the second book is perfectly fine to read as a standalone novel. One of the details I really loved was how there are 44 mice, so that each have 2 keys each on a piano. The mice are all named after the keys they are allocated to, for example ‘F-to-F Sharp’.
For many, the first lockdown was a time of forging new habits and picking up new hobbies. We saw everything from baking banana bread to jogging around the local streets. For me, reading was one of the key things that helped me get through lockdown. I basically hadn’t read at all throughout secondary school andContinue reading “Books to Read This Lockdown”