Tag: great characters

Book Review: A Yorkshire Christmas by Kate Hewitt

Book Review: A Yorkshire Christmas by Kate Hewitt

November 21, 2016 Book review 3 ★★★½

Are you looking for Christmas cheese and cheer?  Well welcome to the wonderful world of Christmas books.  They are as fun as any Hallmark Christmas movie, and ideal for jumping into the festive zone.  A Yorkshire Christmas by Kate Hewitt is a perfect example of the type of book I’m talking… Read more »

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: 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 Lake House by Kate Morton

Book Review: The Lake House by Kate Morton

August 12, 2016 Book review 10 ★★★★★

Oh happy day! I’ve found a new author to crush on thanks to The Lake House by Kate Morton.  I finally got around to reading a Kate Morton book and I’m in love with her atmospheric settings and fascinating characters.     My Thoughts on The Lake House by Kate… Read more »

Book Review: Reconstructing Amelia by Kimberly McCreight

Book Review: Reconstructing Amelia by Kimberly McCreight

August 5, 2016 Book review 12 ★★★★

Imagine the unthinkable. Imagine being a mother, pouring over your daughter’s social media after her death. Then imagine trying to reconstruct her life and trying to figure out if it was suicide or homicide. That’s the premise of Reconstructing Amelia by Kimberly McCreight.     Thoughts on Reconstructing Amelia by… Read more »

Book Review: Lying in Wait by Liz Nugent

Book Review: Lying in Wait by Liz Nugent

July 7, 2016 Book review 6 ★★★★★

Unravelling Oliver the début novel by Liz Nugent was dark and disturbing so I couldn’t wait to see what she followed that up with it. And the answer is something even darker, even more disturbing and even more unputdownable!  The answer is Lying in Wait by Liz Nugent.   First Line… Read more »

Book Review: Firefly Lane by Kristin Hannah

Book Review: Firefly Lane by Kristin Hannah

July 5, 2016 Book review 8 ★★★★½

My first thought on finishing Firefly Lane by Kristin Hannah was that this author obviously feels the need to break her readers on every book.  Well mission accomplished.  This broke me every bit as much as The Nightingale did last year.   My Thoughts on Firefly Lane by Kristin Hannah: I… Read more »