Monthly Archives: March 2022

“Remember Me” by Charity Norman – Book Review

“A heart-rending, thought-provoking tale of a close-knit community ripped apart by its local GP’s disturbing, fragmented revelations as he succumbs to debilitating memory loss – revelations that cast new light on an unsolved missing-persons case and which throw the lives … Continue reading

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“The Rising Tide” by Sam Lloyd – Book Review

Lucy Locke – A thirty-seven year old woman who is happily married and the mother to two children. She lives with her family in a large, rambling house atop a cliff on the Devon coast. Lucy had a traumatic childhood … Continue reading

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“The Nothing Man” by Catherine Ryan Howard – Book Review

Jim Doyle is an unremarkable man. Retired from the Garda Síochána, now in his sixties, works as a security guard for a department store. Jim is married and has a grown up daughter. However… his life was not always so … Continue reading

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#BookRecommendations with titles that start with the letter ‘O’ #GreatReads

Last year I started going through the entire alphabet, one letter per month. For March 2022, the 15th month of my endeavor, I’m listing all of my favourite novels that begin with the letter ‘O‘. I am choosing these titles … Continue reading

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“Letters To Bizzy” by John M. Tabor – Book Review

John, a jaded literary agent, is in his sixties and has just had the unenviable experience of clearing out his mother’s house after her passing. While doing so he found a shoebox of old, unopened letters. Why would his mother … Continue reading

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“Murder at Greysbridge” by Andrea Carter – Book Review

The fourth book in the delightful Inishowen mystery series is set in summer. The solicitor, Ben O’Keeffe is to speak at the wedding of her legal assistant and friend Leah which is to take place at the Greysbridge Hotel. On … Continue reading

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Teaser Tuesday – March 8, 2022 #NewBook #TeaserTuesday #TheSecretsWeShare @KensingtonBooks @EdwinHillauthor

My Tuesday post where I’ll ‘tease‘ you with the cover, blurb, and first paragraph of one of the advanced reader’s copies from my own TBR. This book is a title I downloaded from NetGalley. Today, Tuesday March 8, 2022 I … Continue reading

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“UpLit” providing hope and empathy in a sometimes hostile world…

‘Up Lit’ is a literary buzz word, described as a trend for books with an emphasis on empathy, books that are uplifting and life-affirming, and which explore themes of family bonds and the human spirit. These types of novels focus … Continue reading

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“The Heights” by Louise Candlish – Book Review

Ellen Saint and Vic Gordon have a son named Lucas. They separated when he was quite young and now Ellen is married to Justin Saint and they have a daughter together named Freya. They live in South London. When Lucas … Continue reading

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Cover Love part 109 – Hands Behind Back #CoverLove #fictionophile #BookCovers

They say you can never have a second chance to make a good first impression. A book’s cover does just that – gives a first impression. A good cover can make a reader pick up a book. A bad cover … Continue reading

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