Us Against You by Fredrik Backman @backmanland

Us Against You is the sequel to Beartown. Often you see bloggers suggesting that sequels may be read as a standalone, but this is far from true in this case. The scandal from the previous book is summarised within the first few chapters, and Beartown is certainly not a book to be missed. This review... Continue Reading →

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Whistle In The Dark by Emma Healey @ECHealey @VikingBooksUK

Whistle in the Dark begins with Jen and her 15 year old daughter, Lana, in an ambulance. Lana has been found after being missing for four days, and she either doesn’t know, or won’t tell anyone where she was. Lana was already a troubled young woman before she went on holiday with her mum to... Continue Reading →

Don’t Close Your Eyes by Holly Seddon @HollySeddon @AtlanticBooks

Robin and Sarah are twins, and both are in a very dark stage in their lives for different reasons. They both hold onto secrets and regret after years of no contact with each other. Those secrets are gradually revealed through the book as the reader understands the love and loss they shared. The chapters are... Continue Reading →

The Child in the Clothes of the Criminal by Anne Goodwin @annecdotist @inspiredquill

Anne Goodwin joins us on the blog today to talk about writing as a child. Her second novel, Underneath, is published tomorrow. The Child in the Clothes of the Criminal by Anne GoodwinAs a reader and writer with a background in psychology I’m interested in how our childhoods shape the adults we become. So in... Continue Reading →

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