Today my review of a debut from Irish writer Cat Hogan. They All Fall Down is described as a ‘fast-paced addictive novel exploring the depths of flawed human nature’
‘Who decides what is important and what is superfluous?
All I know is that the more details I give you the more it seems like I’m leaving out’
Everything I Don’t Remember is the fourth novel by Swedish author Jonas Hassen Khemiri. In 2015, it was awarded Swedan’s August Prize, one of the most celebrated and prestigious literary Prizes in Sweden. Named after the famous Swedish author August Strindberg, the award was established with the hope of increasing public interest in Swedish contemporary literature
Everything I Don’t Remember is translated from Swedish by Rachel William-Broyles and published in English very recently. I received my copy from Sophie Orme, editorial director of Scribner, in return for my honest review.
Today I have a review of The Perfect Gift, a heartwarming tale by Irish writer Emma Hannigan.
‘She was a devoted wife and mother.
Then her husband and children left home.
How do you rebuild your life if there’s nothing left?’
My Husband’s Wife is the latest release from international best selling author Amanda Prowse. Just published By Head of Zeus, I received my copy from the author. Please continue reading to follow up on my,as ever, honest review.
‘You may look like a swan, but if you talk like a sparrow, who will take you seriously? Welcome, Miss Vaughan’
I was lucky enough to receive my copy of The Dressmaker of Dachau from Harper Collins. It is written by Mary Chamberlain and published in 2015 by The Borough Press, an imprint of Harper Collins.
My review is as ever my own opinion and most importantly, an honest one. I do hope you enjoy.
‘Two suburban women.
Two dark secrets.
The almost perfect murder.’
The Woman Next Door is a novel by Cass Green. Published at the end of this month, I was lucky to receive my copy from writing.ie and HarperCollins. Continue reading to check out my review and let me know what you think!
‘”I want my mamma”, he says. She looks at him. Small, defiant. Orphaned. Her knees buckle, and she puts her hand to the parapet.’
Every so often, it’s nice to just pick up a book that has been sitting in my TBR….waiting!! Early One Morning is one of those books. Written by Virginia Baily and published by Virago Press in 2015, I have been dying to read it. I purchased it a few months back and time escaped me to open it. A suitcase was the perfect opportunity!!
I hope you enjoy my review of this truly beautiful book.
‘The perfect wife.
A fairytale family.
Don’t believe your eyes.’
The Stepmother is the latest novel from Claire Seeber, published by Bookouture. I received my copy from NetGalley and Bookouture in ebook format. My review is my own opinion and is as honest as ever!!
‘You can’t ignore the Muse. When she comes at whatever time of day or night, you must welcome her in and allow her to lead you wherever she will.’
The Testament of Vida Tremayne is a novel by Sarah Vincent. Published in 2014 by Three Hares Publishing, I received my copy earlier in the Summer from the author. The cover of this book is so eye catching and as I was going away on holidays it seemed like the perfect read for the beach. I hope you enjoy my review.
Today I review The Fallout by Margaret Scott. A novel that is set around the financial banking crisis in Ireland in 2011.