The Safe Place by Anna Downes.

#TheSafePlace #HodderandStoughton #NetGalley Publisher: Hodder Paperbacks Date: 20th August 2020 ISBN: 1529375096 Emily Proudman’s life is imploding. She’s lost her acting agent, job and home all in one day. Scott Denny also has a problem, one he doesn’t think he can fix. He is a wealthy and successful CEO but neither of these things canContinue reading “The Safe Place by Anna Downes.”

Gravity Well by Marc Rahe

#RandomThingsTours #GravityWell #Poetry #BlogTour My Thoughts | I haven’t read any new poetry for a long time so I jumped at the chance to read this new collection. For me, poetry is very emotional. It’s about whether a poem connects with my feelings in some way; is the poet describing something I recognise, something I’veContinue reading “Gravity Well by Marc Rahe”

The Peacock Room by Anna Sayburn-Lane.

#RandomThingsTours #BlogTour #ThePeacockRoom Literary sleuth Helen Oddfellow has started her new job as a lecturer in an English Literature department of the university and is hoping for a quiet life. What she gets is anything but. When she is asked to cover a module for Professor Petrarch Greenwood she expected the students to be aContinue reading “The Peacock Room by Anna Sayburn-Lane.”

Libraries Week

If it hadn’t been for libraries this blog wouldn’t exist and I would be a very different person. I have my mum, another avid reader, to thank for this. Every Saturday morning my father would drop us in Scunthorpe and go off to play football. We would do some shopping in the market, pay RadioContinue reading “Libraries Week”

The Accidental Medium Series by Tracey Whitwell.

#The Accidental Medium #TheGinPalace #RandomThingsTours #BlogTour Synopsis | Tanz is living in London and still grieving her friend Frank, who died in a car crash three years ago. As acting jobs dry up, she has to find a normal job to fund her cocktail habit. When she starts work in a new age shop, TanzContinue reading “The Accidental Medium Series by Tracey Whitwell.”

Most Anticipated 2021! The 100 Days of Lenni and Margot by Marianne Cronin.

#The100DaysOfLenniAndMargot #Doubleday #Books2021 #MostAnticipated Published: 18th February 2021 Publisher: Doubleday ISBN: 0857527193 Synopsis | Life is short – no one knows that better than seventeen year-old Lenni Petterssen. On the Terminal Ward, the nurses are offering their condolences already, but Lenni still has plenty of living to do. When she meets 83-year-old Margot Macrae, aContinue reading “Most Anticipated 2021! The 100 Days of Lenni and Margot by Marianne Cronin.”

Eudora Honeysett is, Quite Well, Thank You by Annie Lyons.

#EudoraHoneysett #OneMoreChapter #OMCReadalong Published: One More Chapter Date: 17th September 2020 ISBN: 0008405387 Synopsis | Eudora Honeysett is getting tired of life. If She can choose how to live her own life, why can’t she choose how to die her own death? Eudora Honeysett is done – with all of it. Having seen first-hand whatContinue reading “Eudora Honeysett is, Quite Well, Thank You by Annie Lyons.”

Cover Reveal -Say Goodbye When I’m Gone

#SayGoodbyeWhenImGone #CoverReveal @RedDogTweets @SteveGone58 Synopsis| 1949: Rudy, A Jewish New Yorker snatches a briefcase of cash from a dead man in Los Angeles and runs away from his old life, into the arms of the Boston mob. 1966: Hinako, a young Japanese girl runs away from what she thought was the suffocating conformity of aContinue reading “Cover Reveal -Say Goodbye When I’m Gone”

If I Could Say Goodbye by Emma Cooper.

#NetGalley #HeadlineReview #IfICouldSayGoodbye Published: 17th September 2020 Publisher: Headline Review ISBN: 1472265041 What an incredibly emotional read this was for me. I found myself having a good old cry at 4am over Jen and her family’s story. It begins when Jennifer is adopted by a childless couple and four years later gets an unexpected littleContinue reading “If I Could Say Goodbye by Emma Cooper.”