Category Archives: NetGalley

“Stay Awake” by Megan Goldin – Book Review @StMartinsPress #StayAwake #BookReview #NetGalley @megangoldin

Liv Reese – a young woman who has undergone many traumatic events and now experiences repetitive memory loss. Every time she awakens she is transported back to the same moment. She has just answered the telephone at her desk where … Continue reading

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Teaser Tuesday – August 16, 2022 #NewBook #TeaserTuesday #LovingTheDeadAndGone @RegalHouse1 #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 directly from Regal House Publishing via NetGalley and it is … Continue reading

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“The Last House On The Cliff” by Anne Wyn Clark – Book Review

There were many factors that attracted me to this novel. The striking cover, the remote Anglesey, Wales setting, and the hints of family secrets to name but a few. It delivered on these and I was immersed for about the … Continue reading

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“The Family Remains” by Lisa Jewell – Book Review

With a sordid family history which originated in a desirable Chelsea neighbourhood of London, the children of the house featured in the author’s “The Family Upstairs” have reinvented themselves. Now, some twenty-six years later, they’ve built lives for themselves with … Continue reading

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Teaser Tuesday – August 2, 2022 #NewBook #TeaserTuesday #TheBarraBoy @IainK_Writing @BookGuild

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 downloaded from NetGalley and I will be reading it this month. … Continue reading

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“The Littlest Library” by Poppy Alexander – Book Review

What a lovely surprise this little novel turned out to be! Warm escapist fiction with enough literary references to satisfy anyone who appreciates the written word. Those who follow my blog will know that romance is not my usual genre … Continue reading

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“Letting In Light” by Emma Davies – Book Review

“It’s not only windows that let in the light.” If you are in the mood for a book that is comforting and hopeful then look no further. Rowan Hill was idyllic and its occupants were vividly rendered. Set in Shropshire, … Continue reading

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“Tomorrow and Tomorrow and Tomorrow” by Gabrielle Zevin – Book Review

“True collaborators in this life are rare.” I chose this book on the author’s name alone because I loved her novel “The Storied Life of A.J. Fikry“. This one was completely different in every way but I loved it just … Continue reading

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“The Floating Girls” by Lo Patrick – Book Review

“It’s in those small moments, the ones that pass very quickly and don’t give a person any time to think, that true character is revealed.” Kay Whitaker is twelve years old, dirt poor, fidgety, rebellious, and a chatterbox. She lives … Continue reading

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“The Birdcage” by Eve Chase – Book Review

“The past lives on like the wrong tense in a Word document, constantly underlined, needing to be addressed.” “When there are three half sisters and three rivaling mothers with some overlap, it’s complicated.” “We didn’t look related – mismatching dolls … Continue reading

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