The Ickabog – J.K Rowling

Published by: Little, Brown Books for Young ReadersPages: 282Date released: 20/11/2020Date read: 13/02/2021 Once upon a time there was a tiny kingdom called Cornucopia, as rich in happiness as it was in gold, and famous for its food. From the delicate cream cheeses of Kurdsburg to the Hopes-of-Heaven pastries of Chouxville, each was so deliciousContinue reading “The Ickabog – J.K Rowling”

The Shape of Darkness – Laura Purcell

Published by: Raven BooksPages: 416Date released: 21/01/2021Date read: 25/01/2021 As the age of the photograph dawns in Victorian Bath, silhouette artist Agnes is struggling to keep her business afloat. Still recovering from a serious illness herself, making enough money to support her elderly mother and her orphaned nephew Cedric has never been easy, but thenContinue reading “The Shape of Darkness – Laura Purcell”

Girl A – Abigail Dean

Published by: HarperFictionPages: 336Date released: 21/01/2021Date read: 13/02/2021 Girl A,’ she said. ‘The girl who escaped. If anyone was going to make it, it was going to be you.’ Lex Gracie doesn’t want to think about her family. She doesn’t want to think about growing up in her parents’ House of Horrors. And she doesn’tContinue reading “Girl A – Abigail Dean”

The Midnight Library – Matt Haig

Published by: Canongate BooksPages: 288Date released: 13/08/2020Date read: 15/08/2020 Somewhere out beyond the edge of the universe there is a library that contains an infinite number of books, each one the story of another reality. One tells the story of your life as it is, along with another book for the other life you couldContinue reading “The Midnight Library – Matt Haig”

NICK – Michael Farris Smith

Published by: No Exit PressPages: 304Date released: 25/02/2021Date read: 28/02/2021 Before Nick Carraway moved to West Egg and into Gatsby’s periphery, he was at the centre of a very different story – one taking place along the trenches and deep within the tunnels of World War I. Floundering in the wake of the destruction heContinue reading “NICK – Michael Farris Smith”

Eudora Honeysett Is Quite Well, Thank You – Annie Lyons

Published by: One More ChapterPages: 372Date released: 17/09/2020Date read: 07/02/2021 Eudora Honeysett is done with this noisy, moronic world – all of it. She has witnessed the indignities and suffering of old age and has lived a full life. At eighty-five, she isn’t going to leave things to chance. Her end will be on herContinue reading “Eudora Honeysett Is Quite Well, Thank You – Annie Lyons”

Q – Christina Dalcher

Published by: HQ Pages: 384Date released: 30/04/2020Date read: 06/02/2021 Elena Fairchild is a teacher at one of the state’s new elite schools. Her daughters are exactly like her: beautiful, ambitious, and perfect. A good thing, since the recent mandate that’s swept the country is all about perfection. Now everyone most undergo routing tests for theirContinue reading “Q – Christina Dalcher”

Ghosts – Dolly Alderton

Published by: Fig TreePages: 336Date released: 15/10/2020Date read: 05/02/2021 Nina Dean has arrived at her early thirties as a successful food writer with loving friends and family, plus a new home and neighbourhood. When she meets Max, a beguiling romantic hero who tells her on date on that he’s going to marry her, it feelsContinue reading “Ghosts – Dolly Alderton”

The Sanatorium – Sarah Pearse

Published By: Bantam PressPages: 368Date Published: 18/02/2021Date Read: 21/02/2021 An imposing, isolated hotel, high up in the Swiss Alps, is the last place Elin Warner wants to be. But she’s taken time off from her job as a detective, so when she receives an invitation out of the blue to celebrate her estranged brother’s recentContinue reading “The Sanatorium – Sarah Pearse”

And Then There Were None – Agatha Christie

Published by: HarperCollinsPages: 256Date released: 03/12/2015Date read: 17/01/2021 First, there were ten – a curious assortment of strangers summoned as weekend guests to a little private island off the coast of Devon. Their host, an eccentric millionaire unknown to all of them, is nowhere to be found. All that the guests have in common isContinue reading “And Then There Were None – Agatha Christie”