Tag Archives: stand-alone novels

“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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Teaser Tuesday – August 9, 2022 #NewBook #TeaserTuesday #TheGodmothers @welbeckus #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 Welbeck Publishing and it is on my September … Continue reading

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“A Tidy Ending” by Joanna Cannon – Book Review

“There are always two ways to interpret everything in life. All you need to do is pick the version that suits you better.” “… whenever you try to run away from your problems, your problems join you for the ride, … Continue reading

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“The Locked-Away Life” by Drew Davies – Book Review

“Regret is a dish served cold, with plenty of leftovers, lasting you for decades”. Esther is eighty-two years old, has very limited mobility, and lives alone in a vine-covered manor house in the Midlands with her many regrets as company. … 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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“Without The Moon” by Cathi Unsworth – Book Review

WITHOUT THE MOON, based on a true crime that occurred during the dark days of February 1942, was also longlisted for the 2016 Gordon Burn Prize and made The Times’ Crime Book of the Month on publication. Anyone who is … Continue reading

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“Misery Bay” by Chris Angus – Book Review

The setting of this novel is what initially enticed me to read it for it is set in home province of Nova Scotia, Canada.  This is a crime novel which does not depict Nova Scotia in a very favorable light, … 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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