Category: Book review

Book Review : Lyrebird by Cecelia Ahern

Book Review : Lyrebird by Cecelia Ahern

November 16, 2016 Book review 11 ★★★★½

Can you imagine living your life in total isolation? And then being thrust in the craziness of a reality show? No! Me, neither but that is the intriguing premise of Lyrebird by Cecelia Ahern. First Line of Lyrebird by Cecelia Ahern “He moves away from the others, their constant chat… Read more »

Book Review: Green Tea Latte To Go by Aven Ellis

Book Review: Green Tea Latte To Go by Aven Ellis

November 10, 2016 Book review 3 ★★★★

Who doesn’t need some sweet, uplifting books in their literary diet!  I know I do.  I crave them, in between my gritty thrillers.  And Aven Ellis delivers some of the sweetest, and some of the most uplifting books out there. First Line of Green Tea Latte To Go by Aven Ellis… Read more »

Book Review: The Trespasser by Tana French

Book Review: The Trespasser by Tana French

October 20, 2016 Book review 13 ★★★★★

In a gritlit genre full of police procedural novels, Tana French’s books shine bright like diamonds.  They are not cheap imitations like so many others out there instead her talented writing showcases her novels as the real deal.  If you want clever, insightful crime fiction, then Tana is your author. First Line of The… Read more »

Book Review: The Book Thief by Markus Zusak

Book Review: The Book Thief by Markus Zusak

September 19, 2016 Book review 6 ★★★★★

It’s hard to know what to say about The Book Thief by Markus Zusak that probably hasn’t already been said by thousands of other reviewers.  But when I love a book as much I loved this one, I can’t help but add in my two cents worth. First Line of… Read more »

Twitteresque Reviews: Where They Found Her, Someday, Someday, Maybe & Sex and Stravinsky

Twitteresque Reviews: Where They Found Her, Someday, Someday, Maybe & Sex and Stravinsky

August 31, 2016 Book review, Twitteresque Reviews 4 ★★★

Twitteresque reviews are for books where I don’t feel like writing a full review but I want to give you a flavour of how I felt during the book.  All in 140 characters or less!  *************************************************************************************** Where They Found Her by Kimberly McCreight   Twitteresque review: Pretty good! I did… Read more »

Book Review: Passenger by Alexandra Bracken

Book Review: Passenger by Alexandra Bracken

August 29, 2016 Book review 15 ★★

I had very high expectations for Passenger by Alexandra Bracken.  The gorgeous cover, the cool sounding blurb and my love of time travel as a theme in books set my expectations sky-high. Sadly by the end of the first few chapters, my love for the book had sailed away and I was… Read more »