Halloween Reads: The Man In The Picture by Susan Hill.

Published:11 Oct. 2007 Publisher:Profile; Main Edition ISBN: 1846680751 There are two reasons I was drawn to Susan Hill’s book The Man in the Picture. Firstly it was set in Venice, a place I love with all my heart and a great setting for spooky stories such as Daphne Du Maurier’s Don’t Look Now. I’m cheekilyContinue reading “Halloween Reads: The Man In The Picture by Susan Hill.”

Halloween Reads: Harvest Home by Thomas Tryon.

Publisher: (New Kindle Edition) Open Road Media Published: 24th September 2013 ASIN: B00EZEX7PW Harvest Home was one of the first books I sneaked off my mum’s bookshelf when I was a teenager. It was a TV series back in the 1970s when I was at primary school, but I remembered it as one of theContinue reading “Halloween Reads: Harvest Home by Thomas Tryon.”

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”

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.”

A Girl Made of Air by Nydia Hetherington

#GirlMadeOfAir #NydiaMadeOfAir #bookreview #Bookbloggers Sometimes all you can say when you finish a book is ‘Wow’. When that happens I close the book and have a moment of reverence. I need a few moments, in silence, to take in what I’ve read. I often need overnight before I can start a new book. I supposeContinue reading “A Girl Made of Air by Nydia Hetherington”

Just My Luck by Adele Parks.

#JustMyLuck #AdeleParks #BookBloggers Lexi and Jake have been in the same friendship circle for fifteen years, with the Pearsons and the Heathcotes. They’ve been pregnant at the same time and have gone through parenting, moving house, changing jobs and sharing the highs and lows of life together. Every Saturday they try to get together forContinue reading “Just My Luck by Adele Parks.”

Invisible Girl by Lisa Jewell.

#InvisibleGirl #LisaJewell #bookbloggers Lisa Jewell is another favourite thriller writer of mine. I know with her books I’m going to get that addictive, dark and ‘unputdownable’ novel I’ve been craving for solid weekend of reading. In actuality I finished this in five hours straight. I don’t know if it’s because I am a counsellor, butContinue reading “Invisible Girl by Lisa Jewell.”

The Heatwave by Kate Riordan. #bookblogger #amreading #TheHeatwave

‘You fit into me like a hook into an eye, a fish hook an open eye’. Margaret Atwood That opening quote really set the scene for me as a reader. It’s a shocking image. You read the first part and imagine the joining of two things meant to be together, made for each other inContinue reading “The Heatwave by Kate Riordan. #bookblogger #amreading #TheHeatwave”