Book Review: The Silent Patient by Alex Michaelides|An unspoken horror, a silent patient and an obsessed psychotherapist

Blurb (as on Goodreads): Alicia Berenson’s life is seemingly perfect. A famous painter married to an in-demand fashion photographer, she lives in a grand house with big windows overlooking a park in one of London’s most desirable areas. One evening her husband Gabriel returns home late from a fashion shoot, and Alicia shoots him five times …

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Book Review: Pan’s Labyrinth by Guillermo Del Toro and Cornelia Funke|Fairy tale tragedies and real-life brutality|

Blurb (as on Goodreads): Oscar-winning writer-director Guillermo del Toro and New York Times bestselling author Cornelia Funke have come together to transform del Toro’s hit movie Pan’s Labyrinth into an epic and dark fantasy novel for readers of all ages, complete with haunting illustrations and enchanting short stories that flesh out the folklore of this fascinating world. This spellbinding tale …

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Book Review: Empire of Sand by Tasha Suri|Fantasy inspired by women from Mughal-India and Hindu Mythology|

Blurb (as on Goodreads): A nobleman’s daughter with magic in her blood. An empire built on the dreams of enslaved gods. Empire of Sand is Tasha Suri’s captivating, Mughal India-inspired debut fantasy. The Amrithi are outcasts; nomads descended of desert spirits, they are coveted and persecuted throughout the Empire for the power in their blood. Mehr is the …

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e-ARC Review: In Case You Didn’t Know by Samantha Chase|Contemporary Romance|

It's time to go back to Magnolia Sound! IN CASE YOU DIDN'T KNOW by Samantha Chase is out now - lovers of small town romance won't want to miss this one! About IN CASE YOU DIDN'T KNOW Golden child Mason Bishop has finally had enough. Tired of bearing the weight of his parents’ expectations, he’s …

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e-ARC Review: Lock Every Door by Riley Sager|An ‘apartment sitter’ and some mysterious disappearances

Blurb (as on Goodreads): No visitors. No nights spent away from the apartment. No disturbing the other residents, all of whom are rich or famous or both. These are the only rules for Jules Larsen's new job as an apartment sitter at the Bartholomew, one of Manhattan's most high-profile and mysterious buildings. Recently heartbroken and just …

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Book Review: The Epic City by Kushanava Choudhury|Calcutta through the author’s perspective

Blurb (as on Goodreads): Everything that could possibly be wrong with a city was wrong with Calcutta. When Kushanava Choudhury arrived in New Jersey at the age of twelve, he had already migrated halfway around the world four times. After graduating from Princeton, he moved back to the region his immigrant parents had abandoned, to a …

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Book Review: Bhaunri by Anukrti Upadhyay|When love turns into an obsession

Blurb (as on Goodreads): Can too much love be a dangerous thing? Bhaunri is married, as is the custom in her tribe of nomadic blacksmiths, when she is still a child. When she is finally sent away to her husband's home as a young woman, she finds herself drawn deeply and powerfully towards the gruff and …

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