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Month: May 2015


Quickie Reviews

The thing with 24 hour readathons is that they’re not very conducive to forming coherent reviews in the aftermath, but I would like to tell you a little about these books which I haven’t managed to review yet. And let’s face it, probably never will…


UK Goodreads Giveaways

Birdy by Jess Vallance 5 copies, UK only Ends 1st July Paperweight by Meg Haston 5 copies, UK only Ends 1st July Charlie Martz and Other Stories by Elmore Leonard 10 copies, UK only Ends 18th June The Improbability of Love by Hannah Rothschild 10…

Historical Fiction

Life After Life

During the harsh winter of 1910, a baby is born, the cord wrapped around her neck. She dies before she has the chance to live. That same baby is born, this time she lives. She will grow to become Ursula Todd, she will be reborn…



Twenty-six year-old Cheryl is at rock bottom when she makes the most impulsive decision of her life. She will walk the Pacific Crest Trail. Over 1000 miles of mountainous wilderness, starting in the Mojave Desert heading north towards Washington State. And she will walk alone….

Young Adult

Phoenix Rising

For as long as he has known Toby has called The Phoenix home. A pirate ship sailing the ruined seas of a post-apocalyptic Earth. His father is a wanted man, a scientist who once worked for the government and fled, taking his prize invention with…

Historical Fiction

The Confectioner’s Tale

At the Patisserie Clermont, Paris’ high society gathers, meeting over delectable creations. A chance encounter with the owner’s daughter gives a young railroad worker a glimpse of a world he had never imagined and now wants very much to be part of. 78 years later,…


UK Goodreads Giveaways

The Followers by Rebecca Wait 20 copies, UK only Ends 2nd June The Water Knife by Paolo Bacigalupi 15 copies, UK + Ireland Ends 21st May Mr Mercedes by Stephen King 20 copies, UK only Ends 15th May The Turning Point by Freya North 25…

Books In


AKA Showcase Sunday There’s been a steady drip of unsolicited post coming in over the last few weeks. I think I only asked for one, although there are definitely a few that have caught my interest. However with holiday coming up, I’m spending more time…