Book Review, Contemporary Fiction, Fiction

French Exit by Patrick DeWitt|Book Review|

Blurb (as on Goodreads): Frances Price – tart widow, possessive mother, and Upper East Side force of nature – is in dire straits, beset by scandal and impending bankruptcy. Her adult son Malcolm is no help, mired in a permanent state of arrested development. And then there’s the Prices' aging cat, Small Frank, who Frances believes… Continue reading French Exit by Patrick DeWitt|Book Review|

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ARC, Book Review, Fiction, Horror

The Corset by Laura Purcell|ARC Review|An edge-of-the-seat Gothic Thriller|

Blurb (as on Goodreads): Is prisoner Ruth Butterham mad or a murderer? Victim or villain? Dorothea and Ruth. Prison visitor and prisoner. Powerful and powerless. Dorothea Truelove is young, wealthy and beautiful. Ruth Butterham is young, poor and awaiting trial for murder. When Dorothea's charitable work leads her to Oakgate Prison, she is delighted with the… Continue reading The Corset by Laura Purcell|ARC Review|An edge-of-the-seat Gothic Thriller|

Book Review, Crime and Thriller, Fiction

Book Review: The Night Ferry by Lotte Hammer|A Konrad Simonsen thriller|

Blurb (as on Goodreads): Sixteen children and four adults are killed in a devastating boat crash in Copenhagen. Detective Chief Superintendent Konrad Simonsen is called in, only to discover that this was no accident and that one of the passengers has a very personal connection to the homicide team. Reeling from this revelation and not… Continue reading Book Review: The Night Ferry by Lotte Hammer|A Konrad Simonsen thriller|

Book Review, Fantasy, Fiction

Book Review: A Court of Frost and Starlight by Sarah J Maas

Blurb (as on Goodreads): Feyre, Rhys, and their close-knit circle of friends are still busy rebuilding the Night Court and the vastly-changed world beyond. But Winter Solstice is finally near, and with it, a hard-earned reprieve. Yet even the festive atmosphere can't keep the shadows of the past from looming. As Feyre navigates her first… Continue reading Book Review: A Court of Frost and Starlight by Sarah J Maas

Book Review

“From Quetta to Delhi” fits right into your ‘diverse’ book stack|Book Review|

Blurb (as on Goodreads): The lilting rhythms of Punjabi folk songs, the Siapewalli, and Naani wailing about her bad kismet caused by the chudail and dain. Partition changed the old traditions of Punjabiyat but in the pages of this book they come alive... The invisible cost of the Partition of the Punjab in 1947 —besides the… Continue reading “From Quetta to Delhi” fits right into your ‘diverse’ book stack|Book Review|

Book Review, Horror

Book Review: The Silent Companions by Laura Purcell|Enticing, bewitching and downright scary|

Blurb (as on Goodreads): When newly widowed Elsie is sent to see out her pregnancy at her late husband's crumbling country estate, The Bridge, what greets her is far from the life of wealth and privilege she was expecting . . . When Elsie married handsome young heir Rupert Bainbridge, she believed she was destined… Continue reading Book Review: The Silent Companions by Laura Purcell|Enticing, bewitching and downright scary|

Book Review, Contemporary Fiction, Fiction

Book Review: BlowFish by Siddharth Tripathi

Blowfish Author: Siddharth Tripathi Publisher: Bloomsbury Genre: Fiction Blurb (as on Goodreads): Blowfish is a fast, funny and irreverent take on the overhyped pursuit of passion in a country where flashy cars and posh bungalows remain the only lasting symbols of success and happiness. Summary:  Mukund and Chaddha spend their days comfortably ensconced in their… Continue reading Book Review: BlowFish by Siddharth Tripathi