"Girl, Woman, Other" is a worthy winner of the Booker Prize. Telling the story of 12 interconnected fictional characters, this is a fantastic observational novel that I wouldn't hesitate to recommend - 5 stars!
It's my stop on the blog tour for "The Beach Party Mystery". This wasn't my favourite crime story, but it was still a great read. The characters are engaging and the narration had a charming feel to it. I'd definitely recommend it!
"Silver Sparrow" is a story is about two young girls trying to find their way in a dysfunctional world full of secrets and lies. This was an okay 3 star read for me and probably not one I'm going to remember long term.
It's my stop on the blog tour for "Coyote Fork", a contemporary thriller that'll certainly make you think about your social media usage. I was kept engaged throughout and I enjoyed the many twists and turns along the way. A strong 4 stars from me!
"Educated" is a rewarding, powerful memoir by Tara Westover. It's not an easy read, but I've learned a lot through Tara's story and would recommend that you do too. 4 stars!
"The Haunting of Hill House" wasn't as scary as I had expected and the story wasn't what I was expecting either! That said, I really enjoyed this classic horror. It's well written and the protagonist is one of my favourite characters in a long time - 4 stars!
I liked the short, snappy chapters and fact that the overall message is a positive one, but the story itself wasn't to my tastes. "Posioned" was a 2 star read for me, but I'd still recommend it for fantasy fans, or someone who enjoys fairy tale retellings.
"Postscript" is a wonderful follow up to the bestseller "P.S. I Love You". Author Cecelia Ahern allows us to catch up with Holly Kennedy 7 years later and does so beautifully. I really liked this one, a strong 4 stars!
It's my stop on the blog tour for "Diary of a Prison Officer", an enjoyable, educational read, shining a light on a failing prison system in desperate need of reform.
"Mordecai's Ashes" is a really entertaining murder mystery featuring Karl Larsson, the new owner of an established detective agency. The story was well written and kept me engaged throughout. A really good 4 stars from me!