Book Reviews

One to Watch by Kate Stayman-London | The actual most dramatic season ever.

I received a copy of this book through NetGalley in exchange for an honest review. All thoughts and opinions expressed here are my own. Heya, nerds! It’s time to drop a truth bomb here: I’ve been a card-carrying member of Bachelor Nation for quite a while now. You know I hate using the phrase “guilty…… Continue reading One to Watch by Kate Stayman-London | The actual most dramatic season ever.

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Blog tour: From the Shadows by G.R. Halliday

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. Goodreads synopsis: Sixteen-year-old Robert arrives home late. Without a word to his dad, he goes up to his bedroom. Robert is never seen alive again. A body is soon found…… Continue reading Blog tour: From the Shadows by G.R. Halliday

Guest posts

Female pilots in WWII: A guest post by Kate Lord Brown

Hello, hello! You all know how much I love books about women entering the industrial workforce during WWII. One book I recently heard of from this specific sub-genre is The Beauty Chorus, an enthralling novel about three completely different women signing up to fly planes to help with the war effort. Today, I have Kate,…… Continue reading Female pilots in WWII: A guest post by Kate Lord Brown

Book Reviews

Blog tour: How to Marry Your Husband by Jacqueline Rohen

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. Did you do a double take when you read this book’s title? I know I did. How to Marry Your Husband sounded very promising when the publicist first reached out…… Continue reading Blog tour: How to Marry Your Husband by Jacqueline Rohen

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Blog tour: The Cotton Spinner by Libby Ashworth

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. We all know I’m a huge fan of historical fiction and drama centered on war-time workforces. The Cotton Spinner is set not during a war, but the industrial revolution, but…… Continue reading Blog tour: The Cotton Spinner by Libby Ashworth

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8 1/2 Stone by Liz Jones: Raging fatphobia masked as body positivity

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 warn you in advance, reader. This is going to be the snarkiest review I’ve given a book, especially a review copy. But I finished reading this dumpster fire of…… Continue reading 8 1/2 Stone by Liz Jones: Raging fatphobia masked as body positivity

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Blog tour: Triumph of the Shipyard Girls by Nancy Revell

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

Extracts

Exclusive extract from Second Sister, a zeitgeisty hacker thriller

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

General

SUDTP20: The piece of experimental fiction I’m looking forward to most.

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.

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Blog tour: When You See Me by Lisa Gardner

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. As a big lover of psychological thrillers and books about police procedure, I’ve been meaning to pick up one of Lisa Gardner’s acclaimed books for quite some time now. This…… Continue reading Blog tour: When You See Me by Lisa Gardner

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Blog tour | Tweet Cute by Emma Lord

I received a copy of this book from the publisher in exchange for an honest reviewer. All thoughts and opinions expressed here are my own. Edit: This blog post was initially titled “Hey Tweet Cute, I Want My Wig Back”. I’ve since come to know that it doesn’t have its origin in stan culture as…… Continue reading Blog tour | Tweet Cute by Emma Lord

Book Reviews

Miss Austen by Gill Hornby

I received a review copy of this book from the publisher in exchange for an honest review. All thoughts and opinions expressed here are my own. Being a huge Jane Austen fan, Miss Austen was one of my most anticipated reads of 2020. I’ve always been fascinated by Jane’s personal life, especially her relationship with…… Continue reading Miss Austen by Gill Hornby