A Bookshop Christmas – Book Review

Overall Rating: ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ “All things take time, and usually a lot more time than you expect.” Whenever I fancy reading a good romance/rom com, I can always turn to Rachel Burton to deliver the goods! A Bookshop Christmas is the Christmas book I’ve needed for weeks and it’s been an absolute dream to experience. Everything…

One Afternoon In April – Book Review

Overall Rating: ⭐⭐⭐⭐ “If life don’t show you the bright side, polish the dull side.” I first heard of this author almost two years ago when I read and reviewed his first novel, Black Volta. While this book is similar in some ways, it has such a refreshing spin that will have you hooked with…

Road To Dawn – Book Review

Overall Rating: ⭐⭐⭐⭐ “So, I fell in love. What a tragedy.” (TW: depression, drug addiction, mentions of suicide, suicide attempt.) What an intense and emotional journey this book has been! Road To Dawn cleverly explores the highs and lows of life and love, from drug addiction and heartbreak, to strong, solid relationships between friends and…

A Lifetime Ago – Book Review

Overall rating: ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ “Small towns were held together by tales. Lies and gossip mostly, but also truths that would drop your jaw.” This is my second read by Jim Ody this month and I’m absolutely loving his work! This story is filled with suspense, with a shocking ending that I just couldn’t have predicted. Just…

Aarti & The Blue Gods – Book Review

Overall thoughts: ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ “Aarti put her palms together, closed her eyes and asked for help to survive.” Yes! This is exactly the kind of book I needed in my life and I’m not ashamed to love it as much as I do! An incredibly uplifting story of magic and myth, with the theme of finding…

Tales From The Coffee Pot – Book Review

Overall Rating: ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ “You seek answers, but tell me, do you really know the questions yet?” This is a seriously impressive collection of short stories from the one and only Jim Ody! If you’re a fan of a bit of scary or thrilling fiction, then I guarantee this is the collection for you, and you’re…

Watch For Me – Book Review

Overall Rating: ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ “Whatever happened to innocent until proven guilty?” I quickly became a Bodenham fan after last year’s release, Crime and Justice, and I was eagerly anticipating this book – what an unforgettable ride! Filled with lies, deceit and characters you’ll love and despise with all your being, Watch For Me is a psychological…

Love, Hope – Book Review

Overall Rating: ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ “Letters arrive from the past, and by the time you receive one, anything could have happened.” This book has to be one of the most vibrant, uplifting and completely heartwarming books I’ve ever read! I’ve been looking forward to getting to this book after reading so many incredible reviews and praise for…

Cenotaphs – Book Review

Overall Rating: ⭐⭐⭐⭐ “Together, we became the sunrise and the sunset, and all of the seasons. Together, we trusted old love again.” I quickly fell in love with Rich Marcello’s writing as soon as I read The Latecomers, a book that I chose as one of my top 10 reads of 2020! Whilst Cenotaphs is…

Inked Together – Book Review

Overall Rating: ⭐⭐⭐⭐ “If you walk a mile in someone else’s shoes, who gets to tell the story of the journey?” Diane Michaels seems to write books at lightning speed, but don’t let that fool you! Her books are always getting rave reviews and are incredibly uplifting reads. Even though I’ve only read and reviewed…