"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!
A quick read but still entertaining, "The Arrangements" is a quirky, fictional short story about Donald Trump and his family. Give it a try if you've got a spare 30 minutes. I wouldn't say it was anything special, but an enjoyable 3 stars from me!
It's 3 stars for Shari Lapena's “Someone We Know", a story full of secrets, gossip and infidelity. I enjoyed it, but it was an okay read for me and probably not one I'll remember long term.
I really enjoyed this who-dunnit murder mystery. The two story lines are both compelling and are intertwined well with each other. "Salvation Station" is a really great debut novel and I'd definitely recommend it for crime thriller fans. A strong 4 stars!
It's my stop on the blog tour for "Written in Blood", the eleventh book in the series featuring LAPD Detective Robert Hunter. It's highly detailed and descriptive, it's super fast paced and made for a really enjoyable read. It’s 5 stars from me!
“The Day the World Came to Town" was a really interesting book which exceeded my expectations. I really enjoyed hearing about the kindness and generosity of the people of Gander who unexpectedly found themselves as hosts to thousands of people. A strong 4 star read for me!
It's my stop on the blog tour for "Sea Wife". This book takes a complex look at marriage and family life whilst sailing the sea around the Caribbean. The writing is beautiful at times but with themes of depression and abuse this isn't a particularly upbeat read. I struggled a little with the terminology but enjoyed it nonetheless. This was a strong 3 star read for me!
“The Weddings” is a lovely story about modern marriage, secrets and stories untold. It wasn't my favourite of the Inheritance Series but still a solid 4 stars!
“The Lion's Den" wasn't my cup of tea. I'd say it was my least favourite of the Inheritance Collection, mostly because I couldn't connect with it and there were some parts I just didn't understand. This read wasn't for me, but please don't let that put you off as others seem to have loved it!
"Becoming" is an eloquent memoir by Michelle Obama. I enjoyed this candid look at her life so far and feel that I've learned a lot from listening to her stories. This was a 5 star read for me!