I received a copy of this book from the publisher in exchange for an honest review. All thoughts and opinions expressed here are my own. The Book of Echoes was one of my most anticipated literary fiction books of the year. I went in with extremely high expectations. Read on to find out if they…… Continue reading The Book of Echoes by Rosanna Amaka
I received a copy of this book from the publicist in exchange for an honest review. All thoughts and opinions expressed here are my own. I’m a sucker for poetry and metaphorical writing. I’ve had Flèche on my TBR ever since it first released and was convinced further when it was longlisted for the International…… Continue reading Blog tour: Flèche by Mary Jean Chan
I received a copy of this book from the publisher in exchange for an honest review. All thoughts and opinions expressed here are my own. I’ve said this at least on 11 different blog posts here, but here goes: I love stories about women who joined the industrial workforce during World War II, taking up…… Continue reading Blog tour: Triumph of the Shipyard Girls by Nancy Revell
This post is a part of the Blog Tour for Second Sister by Chan Ho-Kei. At this point, anyone who’s read a single blog post on here knows just how much I enjoy thrillers. I very badly wanted to read Second Sister for this blog tour but turned down a copy because I was supposed…… Continue reading Exclusive extract from Second Sister, a zeitgeisty hacker thriller
This blog post is part of the tour for the Swansea University Dylan Thomas Prize longlist. On the longlist for SUDTP20 is Meena Kandasamy’s stunning second book, Exquisite Cadavers. The title is obviously a reference to the parlour game by the same name that the Paris surrealists came up with. You may also know it…… Continue reading SUDTP20: The piece of experimental fiction I’m looking forward to most.
I’ve always been a big fan of books that do not conform to any one genre. Their stories are always unique and as a writer, I can see how much flexibility and room the style can offer. Having already read and loved Ken Liu’s Paper Menagerie and Other Stories, it was a given I’d jump…… Continue reading Genre-bending storytelling in Ken Liu’s The Hidden Girl and Other Stories
When I was first reached out to to review Pam’s new book Springtime at Hope Hall, I was immediately hooked. Labelled as a heartwarming community story, it’s no wonder this book immediately got my attention–I do love my stories about families, both blood and otherwise. Pam’s written 12 books so far and all of them…… Continue reading BBC broadcaster and author Pam Rhodes on writing without a concrete outline