The Dream House by Laura Dockrill

Thank you to Blue of Kaleidoscopic Tours and to Piccadilly Press for the opportunity to read and review this book for the Bookstagram tour (I will be sharing this review on Instagram – @karenkisreading ) Synopsis: A sensitive illustrated novella about a young boy losing a parent; a poignant topic for current times. Everyone needs… Continue reading The Dream House by Laura Dockrill

Make Yourself at Home by Ciara Geraghty

Thank you to Anne of Random Things Tours and Harper Collins UK for the opportunity to read and review Make Yourself at Home by Ciara Geraghty for the blog tour. Synopsis: It’s the last place she wants to be. It’s the only place left to go Marianne left home when she was fifteen following a… Continue reading Make Yourself at Home by Ciara Geraghty

The Other Daughter by Caroline Bishop

Thanks to Anne at Random Things Tours for the invitation to join the blog tour for this fascinating debut novel. Thank you to Harriett Collins at Simon and Schuster for the beautiful proof copy with yellow edges to read to prepare for the tour. Synopsis: When it finally arrived I was shocked to see it;… Continue reading The Other Daughter by Caroline Bishop

Captain Jesus by Colette Snowden

Thank you to Colette for a proof copy of her novel to read and review, which is being published by Bluemoose Books today. My thoughts are my own and not influenced by the gift. Synopsis: When three brothers find a dead magpie and peg it to the washing line, the resurrection re-enactment becomes a portent… Continue reading Captain Jesus by Colette Snowden

The Promise by Lucy Diamond

Thank you to Pan MacMillan for a digital review copy via NetGalley. My thoughts are my own and not influenced by the gift. Synopsis: Life isn’t a spreadsheet, Dan! You can’t fit people into boxes and charts.’ But Dan had never before come across a spreadsheet that had let him down. At the top of… Continue reading The Promise by Lucy Diamond