The Tin Nose Shop; brutally beautiful

I was really attracted to read The Tin Nose Shop by American author Don J. Snyder for various reasons; first it is inspired by an extraordinary real life story from the First World War; I…

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The Girl from Jonestown; authentic, compassionate, horrifying

The Girl from Jonestown is a haunting story portraying how power can turn charisma to rot. It is based on true events that horrified the world in 1978. Although the main characters in the novel…

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Tasting Sunlight; a novel to awaken the senses

What an apt title for such an beautiful book. When I started reading Tasting Sunlight I was fed up and a bit feeling sorry for myself. Yet that soon changed and it’s because of this…

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Nothing Else; a haunting family portrait

When I read and reviewed Call Me A Star Girl by bestselling and award-winning author Louise Beech, I absolutely loved it. So when I was approached to review Louise’s latest novel Nothing Else, I jumped…

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Just For Today; poignant and intoxicating

It was the cover of Just For Today that initially attracted me to the debut novel by Nell Hudson – I just find it so compelling and eye catching, a story in itself. And now…

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