The Long, Long Afternoon by Inga Vesper

I’m pleased to share my review for The Long, Long Afternoon by Inga Vesper again to celebrate paperback publication day in the UK. Thank you to Zaffre Books and Reader’s First for a hardback copy of the book at the start of the year. My thoughts are my own and not influenced by the gift.… Continue reading The Long, Long Afternoon by Inga Vesper

Snowflake by Louise Nealon

Thank you to Manilla Press and Readers First for a copy of this debut novel to read and review. Synopsis: Eighteen-year-old Debbie White lives on a dairy farm with her mother, Maeve, and her uncle, Billy. Billy sleeps out in a caravan in the garden with a bottle of whiskey and the stars overhead for… Continue reading Snowflake by Louise Nealon

The Long, Long Afternoon by Inga Vesper

I’m pleased to share my review for The Long, Long Afternoon by Inga Vesper which will be published by Manilla Press in the UK tomorrow. Thank you to the publisher, Zaffre Books and Reader’s First for a copy of the book. My thoughts are my own and not influenced by the gift. Synopsis: It’s the… Continue reading The Long, Long Afternoon by Inga Vesper

The Foundling by Stacey Halls

The Foundling by Stacey Halls My rating: 5 of 5 stars Today I’m sharing another of my 2020 5 star read reviews from February 2020. Synopsis: Six years after leaving her illegitimate daughter Clara at London’s Foundling Hospital, Bess Bright returns to reclaim the child she has never known. Dreading the worst – that Clara… Continue reading The Foundling by Stacey Halls

The Phone Box at the Edge of the World by Laura Imai Messina (author) and Lucy Rand (translator)

I’m thrilled to share a review for this unique, thought provoking book on my blog today. Thank you to Bonnier Books and Manilla Press for an advanced review copy – my thoughts are my own. Publisher comments: We all have something to tell those we have lost . . . When Yui loses her mother… Continue reading The Phone Box at the Edge of the World by Laura Imai Messina (author) and Lucy Rand (translator)

The Foundling by Stacey Halls

The Foundling by Stacey Halls My rating: 5 of 5 stars The blurb: Six years after leaving her illegitimate daughter Clara at London’s Foundling Hospital, Bess Bright returns to reclaim the child she has never known. Dreading the worst – that Clara has died in care – the last thing she expects to hear is… Continue reading The Foundling by Stacey Halls