The Strawberry Thief: beautifully stirring the senses

I was mesmerised reading The Strawberry Thief. It is such a beautiful and evocative read; truly enchanting. The Strawberry Thief is the latest Chocolat novel by Joanne Harris; and dare I say, I think it’s…

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Call Me Star Girl; a truly emotive psychological thriller

Wow! What an emotional roller coaster Call Me Star Girl is. It’s so intense and poignant. Yes, it is a psychological thriller but it’s more than that. This is a novel that has real emotional…

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Psychological thriller ‘A Good Enough Mother’ – my review

A while back I was sent A Good Enough Mother by Bev Thomas. Being pitched by its publisher Faber & Faber as its lead spring debut, I was so excited to read this, especially as…

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Last Ones Left Alive; an emotional portrayal of dystopia

Emotionally raw, terrifying and jaw dropping is how to describe Last Ones Left Alive by Sarah Davis-Goff. This visceral read had me experiencing a potent cocktail of emotions including love, fear, heartbreak and loneliness. That,…

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The Ones To Watch: Must Reads in 2019 (Part Two)

If you remember back in January I set myself a New Year’s resolution to write a blog post every couple of months to give you a heads up of new books that just can’t be…

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