Book Review – Our Frail Disordered Lives

This book started out with low level demon minion, Roach, wanting to prove his worth to his boss Satan. All for wanting to be the lead in the next demonic production of Dante's Inferno. Roach goes rogue, comes up to Earth in disguise, along with his best friend Scorch decides to go after Larry's soul, … Continue reading Book Review – Our Frail Disordered Lives

Book Review – Cuckoo by Sophie Draper

My review A hollow creaky house, a haunting melody from the pear drum, a hurl from the bannister, and a hallucinating main character make this book a vortex of swirling visions. Here realities are dreams, and dreams are illusions. The images painted have their base in stories, and these stories prey on the mind till … Continue reading Book Review – Cuckoo by Sophie Draper

Book Review – Love You Gone by Rona Halsall

My review I loved this book thoroughly!! Absolute mind blowing, different thriller, though some parts may be slightly unbelievable What do you call a book where the events make your pulse race? What do you call a book where the plan unfolding makes you hold your breath? What do you call a book where you … Continue reading Book Review – Love You Gone by Rona Halsall

Book Review – The Classroom by A. L. Bird

My review A story of 2 women and 1 man which was interlinked between them. A triangle is never a good thing in a relationship, and neither was this... One was mother Kirsten who said she loved her daughter but never found time for her. One was a teacher Miriam who had a special eye … Continue reading Book Review – The Classroom by A. L. Bird

Book Review – The Little Christmas Teashop of Second Chances by Donna Ashcroft

My review This was a cute book of a woman finding her confidence and inner fire and going for her passion. All Lily wanted was to be a chef and all that was stopping her was her insecurity. The way she saw herself. Till she met Josh and their interactions gave her the confidence to … Continue reading Book Review – The Little Christmas Teashop of Second Chances by Donna Ashcroft

Book Review – Malice by Jennifer Jaynes

My review This started out as a medical thriller with an unknown drug Respiron being promoted as a vaccine against the common cold till children started getting seriously sick and dying. This was one of the plots, involving paediatrician Dr. Daniel Winters as his patient too got sick. The book also had a second plot … Continue reading Book Review – Malice by Jennifer Jaynes

Book Review – The Secrets We Keep by Kate Hewitt

My review Secrets, secrets, don't tell anyone Live the life, pretend the fun Keep them covered, keep them hidden They can be one, they can be ten Pretend they don't bother They will come out, one way or the other Secrets, secrets don't tell anyone Live the life, pretend the fun... And this was exactly … Continue reading Book Review – The Secrets We Keep by Kate Hewitt

Author Interview – Thomas Zman @ThomasZman1

Today I take great pride to interview Thomas Zman, author of Before It Began 1. Hey Tom, welcome to my blog. I hope you have a fun time with me. Tell me something about yourself? Who is Thomas Zieman? I am a retired baker who’s always had a fascination with science fiction. I worked for … Continue reading Author Interview – Thomas Zman @ThomasZman1

Book Review – Daughter of Light and Shadows by Anna McKerrow

My review The cover intrigued me, the genre said fantasy, so I had to try this book from the new author, Anna McKerrow. The story did capture me initially, the prologue laid the myth of the witches of the land and their curse on the village. That intrigued me. Then the book introduced me to … Continue reading Book Review – Daughter of Light and Shadows by Anna McKerrow

Book Review – The Perfect Family by Shalini Boland

My review I somehow had a feeling that this book by author Shalini Boland was going to be a fabulous read. I hadn't liked her previous 2 books. And my intuition proved correct. This was one heck of a ride!! The story started with an absolute heart stopping bang - little Katie was missing with … Continue reading Book Review – The Perfect Family by Shalini Boland

Book Review – If They Knew by Joanne Sefton

My review This book barely escaped being a DNF by the skin of its teeth... Whew!! A thriller of secrets which didn't thrill or entice me. I love a book which has secrets hidden in its pages, but the writing here was so s. l. o. w., that everything in the world including painting my … Continue reading Book Review – If They Knew by Joanne Sefton

Book Review – Secrets at Meadowbrook Manor by Faith Bleasdale

My review I picked up this book due to the cute cover and blurb which caught my eye with the secrets hidden in it. My first book by Faith Bleasdale, and the book made a fairly enjoyable read. The story goes thus, Gemma is hired to convert Meadowbrook Manor into a hotel. Gemma not only … Continue reading Book Review – Secrets at Meadowbrook Manor by Faith Bleasdale

Book Review – The Coordinates of Loss by Amanda Prowse

My review Amanda Prowse has always been the 'Queen of Emotions' for me. Her books have always made me run for tissues, a big box load of them. I generally read her books with tears down my cheeks along with a smile on my lips. This book too had its moments when my eyes would … Continue reading Book Review – The Coordinates of Loss by Amanda Prowse

Book Review – Something Wicked by Kerry Wilkinson

My review This is the first book in the Andrew Hunter series, a private investigator who took up following deterring wayward husbands, till Richard Carr comes to his office asking him to find his son Nicholas Carr. The book took its time helping me to find a rhythm in its read, there were too many … Continue reading Book Review – Something Wicked by Kerry Wilkinson

Book Review – Before It Began by Thomas Zman

Suspend your belief Leave the routine Look at the stars Wander the imagination Are we really the only one? Think beyond the skies Look beyond the world Leave the theories aside Can linear be the evolution? Look at the proof Look to the wonders Look at the past Look into science Can we really be … Continue reading Book Review – Before It Began by Thomas Zman

Book Review – Scheele’s Green Ghosts by Terry Graves

My review This was one of the most different books read by me in this year. And I was glad to have read it. The basic plot line was great: an admixture of fantasy and magic in a children's book. The story was set in the city of Lundenwich where magic and spirits and unexplainable … Continue reading Book Review – Scheele’s Green Ghosts by Terry Graves

Book Review – My Sister’s Lie by Debbie Howells

My review OMG OMG OMG!! This was the first book where I hated the main character and wanted bad things to happen to her. And I was so glad when it did!! What does that say about the book?!! Ten years of non communication between sisters Nina and Hannah, ended when Hannah received a call … Continue reading Book Review – My Sister’s Lie by Debbie Howells

Book Review – Forget my Name by J. S. Monroe

My review The blurb said a woman arrived to a village via the train with her bag stolen and total retrograde amnesia, including not knowing her name. Then she knocked on Laura and Tony's home claiming it to be hers, as the address was all that she remembered. They took her in, and Tony named … Continue reading Book Review – Forget my Name by J. S. Monroe

Book Review – What Happened to Us by Faith Hogan

When Faith approached me to become a part of her blog tour, I was both astonished and super excited. I never thought I was anywhere in her realm of existence. On a quick chat with her, I got to know her warm heart and her self-deprecating humor. Believe me, both together makes you want to … Continue reading Book Review – What Happened to Us by Faith Hogan

Book Review – Tell Me No Lies by Alex Sinclair

My review The blurb sounded so interesting and having read Alex Sinclair's books previously, I started reading this book with excitement. "It was our five-year anniversary, and I had just witnessed my husband die." These lines from the prologue gripped me further. I was literally restless, with impatience pulsating through me to know how Grace … Continue reading Book Review – Tell Me No Lies by Alex Sinclair

Book Review – Fires of Lothia by Katherine Bryant

My review At 70 odd pages, this was the easiest read in recent times. But what made this novella interesting was the pace with which the sequences in Branna's life occurred. Not a moment went where my mind wandered. My first book by author Katherine Bryant, and I was delighted to find a dashing, impulsive … Continue reading Book Review – Fires of Lothia by Katherine Bryant

Book Spotlight – Before It Began by Thomas Zman #excerpt

A story of the past + using the science of future = Humans of the present A big book of What if?!! What if it really had happened?!! What if all we knew was a big lie?!! What if we are nothing but the future which has happened in the past. Before It Began is … Continue reading Book Spotlight – Before It Began by Thomas Zman #excerpt

Book Review – The Queen’s Wing by Jessica Thorne

My review This book is so much more that described in the blurb. It touches the skies in a booming explosion, there is thrill, there is exhilaration, there is vengeance against the evil. There is romance, there is friendship, there is a commander, a strategist, and there is a Queen who loves to fly. There … Continue reading Book Review – The Queen’s Wing by Jessica Thorne

Book Review – Back Stabbers by Julie Mulhern

My review This was a fun book to read. Though it was labeled under a cozy genre, I found the story to be solid without it being too cutesy. My first book by author Julie Mulhern, though 8th in the series, had me wanting to get to the bottom of the mystery ASAP. Ellison, the … Continue reading Book Review – Back Stabbers by Julie Mulhern

Blog Tour – The Kooky Kids Club by Robbie Yates

Hurrah!! A new month and a new lure A genius author and a...ummm... Me Joined once again, together we be To bring to you a new Blog Tour!! Join us, greet us, share the love Spread the word, be a dove We send you the invitation hush hush To be a part of the book's … Continue reading Blog Tour – The Kooky Kids Club by Robbie Yates

Book Spotlight – Secrets of a Broken Heart by Lee Martens

Synopsis If you're a dreamer, there is no doubt you have had your heart broken a few times, whether it was by the people you loved or by your own thoughts. Secrets of a Broken Heart is a poetry collection to carry you through the heartbreak. It tells a story of healing, of how nothing … Continue reading Book Spotlight – Secrets of a Broken Heart by Lee Martens

Book Review – The Bicycle Thief and Other Short Stories by Manish Sahu

My review One of the best books that I have read in recent times!! This book is nothing short of brilliant, and the author Manish Sahu is a genius, a master storyteller who can twist and turn the tales, thereby raising the bar higher in every story till the human psyche is revealed, sometimes in … Continue reading Book Review – The Bicycle Thief and Other Short Stories by Manish Sahu