The Handmaid’s Tale: A dystopian nightmare

The Handmaid's Tale by Margaret Atwood is an excellent dystopian novel with some bleak considerations of the potential future for women and feminism. I am sure that when Atwood wrote this, and when many people read it upon initial publication they thought it was bad enough and could see many connections. However, with the recent... Continue Reading →

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The Beekeeper of Aleppo: A striking refugee journey

The Beekeeper of Aleppo by Christy Lefteri is a beautiful, emotional tale of the journey a married couple take from Syria to England after losing everything in the war. The writing in this book is effortless and poignant; I felt like I was in the story and feeling what they were feeling. I love how... Continue Reading →

The Five: Stories begging to be told

The Five: The Untold Lives of the Women Killed by Jack the Ripper by Hallie Rubenhold is an incredible book which tells the stories of five women murdered by Jack the Ripper. Rubenhold explores these women's tales from childhood to adulthood in such an atmospheric way, I often forgot that this was non-fiction. Aside from... Continue Reading →

March away, Easter is near!

March was an interesting month; I actually managed to get through most of the books I had intended to read I think. March was a blur of reading, meetings, events and craziness. I need to rest! Here's what I read last month: Blood Orange by Harriet Tyce 4* Bitter Edge by Rachel Lynch 5* Blood... Continue Reading →

Blog Tour: Bitter Edge by Rachel Lynch

Blog Tour Bitter Edge Rachel Lynch 25th February 2019 Publisher: Canelo Previous titles: Dark Game, Deep Fear, Dead End Blurb: DI Kelly Porter is back, but so is an old foe and this time he won’t back down... When a teenage girl flings herself off a cliff in pursuit of a gruesome death, DI Kelly... Continue Reading →

Blog Tour: Blood Orange by Harriet Tyce

Blog Tour Blood Orange Harriet Tyce 21st February 2019 Publisher: Wildfire Books Buy it now: https://www.amazon.co.uk/Blood-Orange-Harriet-Tyce/dp/1472252756/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1551485344&sr=8-1&keywords=blood+orange Blood Orange by Harriet Tyce is a compelling psychological thriller which is dark and deadly in many ways. The characters are intriguing and really make you consider what lies behind the closed doors of married couples' lives. With themes... Continue Reading →

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