Book Reviews

1 November 2021

An Introduction To Ior Bock And The Bock Saga

As the feud between religious science-deniers and atheist Genesis-bashers intensifies, an alternative origin story has been gaining significant traction worldwide. Here, the author and historian Carl Borgen examines the phenomenon ...
14 October 2021

REVIEW: Pug Actually by Matt Dunn

When your love life isn’t going so well, who do you need to fix it? In this case, a pug named Doug might do the trick. Author of this endearing ...
21 September 2021

REVIEW: The Black Locomotive by Rian Hughes

Never have I ever come across a book quite as bold as Rian Hughes’ sophomore release, The Black Locomotive. Blending literature with both art and real-world commentary, I’m not sure ...
20 September 2021

REVIEW: Underbelly by Anna Whitehouse

Underbelly by Anna Whitehouse is a dark, gritty and refreshingly honest portrayal of motherhood in the age of social media. It honestly blew my expectations out of the water and ...
14 September 2021

REVIEW: Don’t Forget Me by Lisa Nicholas

Adam thought his old life was finished, that those he loved were gone... little does he know that his new life is still intertwined with her. Author of Don’t Forget ...
26 August 2021

REVIEW: She’s Mine by A. A. Chaudhuri

After Christine’s daughter was taken from her, the nightmare began. Author of this exceptional novel, that releases today in paperback (August 26th, 2021), A. A. Chaudhuri, is a former City lawyer ...
19 August 2021

REVIEW: What Lies Buried by Kerry Daynes

Kerry Daynes is an expert forensic psychologist who has seen a multitude of both disturbing and uplifting things in her job, and has worked with some noteworthy clients. Author of this ...
7 August 2021

REVIEW: With Teeth by Kristen Arnett

Sammie and Monika are trying to raise their son, but Sammie is reaching breaking point. Author of this unique novel, Kristen Arnett, is an American fiction writer and essayist. Her ...
31 July 2021

REVIEW: You and Me on Vacation by Emily Henry

Poppy Wright and her best friend Alex Nilsen have taken a summer trip almost every year since they’ve met, but could this one be their last? Author of this light, ...
17 July 2021

REVIEW: What Big Teeth by Rose Szabo

Eleanor may be strange, but compared to the rest of her family, she’s the most boring girl on the planet. What Big Teeth was written by non-binary author Rose Szabo ...

23 June 2021

REVIEW: The Stranding by Kate Sawyer

Ruth’s life isn’t all she hoped it would be; with her partner driving her mad and her day-to-day life becoming increasingly stressful, she makes a choice that will change her ...
6 June 2021

Review: In Black and White by Alexandra Wilson

The justice system in the UK is broken, that we can probably all agree on. In Black and White is the account of a young, brave woman who decided that ...
2 June 2021

Review: Dead Ground by M. W. Craven

When Poe and Tilly are dragged into another case, they soon realise that nothing is as simple as they’d like it to be. Author of the fourth novel in the ...
22 May 2021

Review: What Planet Can I Blame This On? by Ellie Pilcher

Krystal Baker’s fiancée proves to be not-so-loyal, her flat floods and she looses her job, all in the space of a few days; how will she cope? Author of this ...
8 May 2021

Review: The Lamplighters by Emma Stonex

In December of 1990, three lighthouse keepers vanished from an isolated rock light on the island of Eilean Mòr. The Lamplighters is inspired by this eerie tale; Emma Stonex has ...
6 May 2021

Review: Project 333 by Courtney Carver

For those of you who don’t know what Project 333 is- in a nutshell it’s about creating a capsule wardrobe every three months that includes a total of 33 pieces ...

5 May 2021

Review: Dog Days by Ericka Waller

Dog Days is an exceptional story following three people who all have a burden to bear. Each tale is tragic but beautiful, and written with such poise and precision that ...
24 April 2021

Review: The Lost Apothecary by Sarah Penner

The Lost Apothecary is a book shrouded in mystery; with excerpts from 1791 and the present day, debut author Sarah Penner has definitely woven an infinitely unique tale. Penner’s debut ...
19 April 2021

Review: Minimalism Room By Room by Elizabeth Enright Phillips

Minimalism Room By Room came out in early 2020, so I saved it to my Amazon wishlist and to my delight, I received it for a Christmas present last year. ...

17 April 2021

Review: The Witch’s Heart by Genevieve Gornichec

After Angrboda is cast out after being burned for the third time, her life changes in the most unimaginable way… Author of this spectacular novel, Genevieve Gornichec, uses her degree in ...
9 April 2021

Review: The Art of Death by David Fennell

Detective Inspector (DI) Grace Archer is about to start her new job at Charing Cross station, but her first day is more chaotic than she thought it would be… Author ...
2 April 2021

Review: The Soho Noir book set by T.S. Hunter

Two men with separate lives become close after the murder of their mutual friend. They solve crimes the police care nothing about – and it seems their first case is ...
18 March 2021

Review: The Jigsaw Man by Nadine Matheson

A serial killer is on the loose in London. The killer leaves a very specific mark on the victims – the only problem? That killer has already be found. It ...
3 March 2021

Review: The Last Thing To Burn by Will Dean

Trapped for years. Trapped in the most open prison you could imagine. Fields stretch out before her, but she cannot leave. The Last Thing To Burn is a book like ...