Category Archives: Edelweiss

“A Death At The Party” by Amy Stuart – Book Review

“The tentacles of fate and coincidence”. I’ve read this author’s previous books (which were a connected trilogy) and enjoyed them very much. Therefore, I was eager to try her latest stand-alone novel. I was not disappointed. The entire book took … Continue reading

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“The Queen of Dirt Island” by Donal Ryan – Book Review

This was a story that explores some little BIG lives. Little in that they are people who did not travel very far, who might not have had the best education, yet BIG in that they lived with love, passion, and … Continue reading

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“The Writing Retreat” by Julia Bartz – Book Review

Alex, who works at a low paid job in publishing, is an aspiring writer. Now however, she is suffering from a severe case of writer’s block. The block began when she parted ways with Wren, her best friend and roommate … Continue reading

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“How To Find Love In A Bookshop” by Veronica Henry – Book Review

It’s the season of love, so, on Valentine’s Day I thought I’d read a love story for a change. In a word… this one was delightful! Authentic, empathetic characters, a beautiful Cotswold village setting, love, music, and books… what’s not … Continue reading

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“The Sanctuary” by Katrine Engberg – Book Review

Jeppe Kørner, divorced and in his forties, was in a relationship with Sara Saidani, a work colleague and one of the members of his team. Now, they have parted ways and he is bereft. He has taken a leave of … Continue reading

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Teaser Tuesday – February 7, 2023 #NewBook #QueenOfDirtIsland #DonalRyan @VikingBooksUK @penguinrandom #TeaserTuesday #TuesdayBookBlog

My Tuesday post where I’ll ‘tease‘ you with the cover, blurb, and first paragraph of one of the titles from my own TBR. This book is a title I received from Viking/Penguin Random House via Edelweiss and I’ll be reading … Continue reading

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“Killer Story” by Matt Witten – Book Review

Does the truth really set you free? After reading this author’s “The Necklace” in August of last year, I was keen to read more of his work. Once again I was rewarded with an enjoyable, fast-paced, and satisfying read. Set … Continue reading

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“The Blue Window” by Suzanne Berne – Book Review

“Life is messy. People love how they can.”“It occurred to him that most of the disasters people prepare for had already happened.” I’ll admit that after reading the first chapter of this novel I was contemplating pulling out my hair. … Continue reading

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Teaser Tuesday – January 10, 2023 #NewBook #TheWritingRetreat @juliabartz @simonschuster #TeaserTuesday #TuesdayBookBlog @AtriaBooks @EmilyBestler

My Tuesday post where I’ll ‘tease‘ you with the cover, blurb, and first paragraph of one of the titles from my own TBR. This book is a title I received from Emily Bestler Books / Atria Books via Edelweiss and … Continue reading

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“The Blackhouse” by Carole Johnstone – Book Review

“A remote village. A deadly secret. An outsider who knows the truth.”“The sheep will spend its life in fear of the wolf, and then be eaten by the shepherd.”Told in two voices – with a dual timeline, this novel captured … Continue reading

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