Tag: contemporary fiction

20 Books of Summer – 2022

It’s that time of year again. The ’20 Books of Summer Challenge’ hosted by Cathy is back! And after giving it some thought, so am I. I have no doubt it’s going to be a struggle to read and review 20 books before the end of August but really, it’s a much-loved tradition by now.…

‘The Last House on the Street’ by Diane Chamberlain

Author : Diane ChamberlainTitle : The Last House on the StreetPages : 350Publisher : HeadlinePublication date : January 11, 2022 2010. A recently widowed architect moves into the home she and her late husband designed, heartbroken that he will never cross the threshold. But when disturbing things begin to happen, it’s clear that someone is…

Mini Reviews : Nothing Else / The Match

Today I bring you some quickie thoughts on Louise Beech’s ‘Nothing Else‘ and ‘The Match‘ by Harlan Coben. There is always massive anticipation and high expectations when a new Louise Beech book finds its way into your hands. She is such a remarkable author, who easily crosses genres back and forth and cannot be confined…

And that’s a wrap for … March

According to the calendar it is April and I have no idea how that happened. A few days ago, we were sitting outside in the glorious sunshine with short sleeves. Today, however, as I type this, it’s snowing. WTF. Clearly Mother Nature suffers from hormonal moods as well. And unfortunately, the war in Ukraine rages…

‘Everything Happens for a Reason’ by Katie Allen | @KtAllenWriting @OrendaBooks @RandomTTours | #blogtour #extract #JubilantJune

Delighted to welcome you all to the blog tour for ‘Everything Happens for a Reason’ by Katie Allen. I have an extract to share with you all today but first, here is what this novel is all about. Author : Katie AllenTitle : Everything Happens for a ReasonPages : 320Publisher : Orenda BooksPublication date :…

‘This Is How We Are Human’ by Louise Beech | @LouiseWriter @OrendaBooks @RandomTTours | #blogtour #extract #recommended

Absolutely delighted to welcome you all to my stop on the blog tour for This Is How We Are Human by Louise Beech. I reviewed this book a while back for ebook publication and you can read my thoughts here. Today, I’m sharing an extract with you all but first, here is what this beautiful…

‘One Last Time’ by Helga Flatland | @HelgaFlatland @OrendaBooks @RandomTTours | #JubilantJune #Blogtour #OneLastTime #extract

It’s a pleasure to welcome you all to my stop on the blog tour for One Last Time by Helga Flatland today. Thanks to Random Things Tours for the opportunity to join. I have an extract to share with you to whet your appetite for this novel but first, here is what One Last Time…

May Wrap-Up

Hello! Welcome to my fashionably late wrap-up for the month of May. Is it me or are the months just flying by faster and faster? I can’t believe it’s June already. Normally I’d be starting my countdown to Italy but that’s looking less and less likely to happen. So, May. A month in which I…