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”

Luster – Raven Leilani

Published by: PicadorPages: 240Date released: 21/01/2021Date read: 16/02/2021 Edie is just trying to survive. She’s messing up in her dead-end admin job in her all-white office, is sleeping with all the wrong men, and has failed at the only thing that meant anything to her, painting. No one seems to care that she doesn’t reallyContinue reading “Luster – Raven Leilani”

The Push – Ashley Audrain

Published by: Pamela Dorman BooksPages: 320Date released: 05/01/2021Date read: 26/01/2021 Blythe Connor is determined that she will be the warm, comforting mother to her new baby Violet that she herself never had. But in the thick of motherhood’s exhausting early days, Blythe becomes convinced that something is wrong with her daughter – she doesn’t behaveContinue reading “The Push – Ashley Audrain”

One To Watch – Kate Stayman-London

Published by: Dial PressPages: 432Date released: 07/07/2020Date read: 29/01/2021 Bea Schumacher is a devastatingly stylish plus-size blogger who has amazing friends, a devoted family, legions of Insta followers – and a massively broken heart. Like the rest of America, Bea indulges in her weekly obsession: the hit reality show Main Squeeze. The fantasy dates! TheContinue reading “One To Watch – Kate Stayman-London”

The Thursday Murder Club – Richard Osman

Published by: PenguinPages: 382Date released: 03/09/2020Date read: 14/09/2020 In a peaceful retirement village, four unlikely friends meet weekly in the Jigsaw Room to discuss unsolved crimes; together they call themselves The Thursday Murder Club. Elizabeth, Joyce, Ibrahim and Ron might be pushing eighty, but they still have a few tricks up their sleeves. When aContinue reading “The Thursday Murder Club – Richard Osman”