I have just finished reading this one and I am blown away by how extraordinary it was?! I have never read a book with such an unreliable narrator before. Full of diversions and red herrings, this Japanese psychological thriller will have you wondering what to believe, and what not to believe, the whole way through!Read More »
I don’t really know what to say about this one other than that it is a fabulous book and I can’t wait to read the rest of the series!
Deputy Captain Colomba Caselli is tasked with covertly investigating a child abduction case by her boss Captain Rovere. The case has been pretty much closed by the investigating magistrate and so Caselli has to look into it on the down low as a favour to Rovere. He tells her to bring in a man he knows has some experience with child abduction, being ‘The Boy In The Silo’ – Dante Torre.Read More »
Written in blood is Chris Carter’s 11th book in the Robert Hunter series. I was kindly gifted a copy of this book in exchange for my honest opinion. And I am delighted to say this book was amazing!
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Robert Hunter works with the UVC unit in LA. He and his partner, Garcia, investigate Ultra Violent Crimes, which includes serial killers. They are put on the trail of a prolific serial killer when a pickpocket, Angela, steals the killers bag containing his murder diary. The diary details the previous 16 murders committed by the killer. Hunter and Garcia must catch the perpetrator before he can kill again and protect Angela from him.
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It’s the lesser spotted Kate here.
I think my last book review was this one My Oxford Year by Julia Whelan or Kate’s Love Letter to Oxford., which a friend of mine lovingly referred to as me being on drugs and then on the come down, I love that feedback. I mean, how am I supposed to top that?Read More »
Ahhhhhh I am done!!! And oh it’s good, it’s so wickedly good!
First things first, this is the second book in the series by Sarah J Maas. If you have not read the first book, A Court of Thorns and Roses, do not and I repeat, do not read more of the review.
Instead, go and read it, right now! I’ll wait……Read More »
So this one has been on my Netflix queue for a while but as with all book to tv/film adaptations I prefer to read the book first, I wasn’t supposed to be buying books while in Waterstones the other week but hey ho I was in a bookstore so it was inevitable. While I was in the YA section staring longingly at the hard cover edition of Kingdom of Ash (I already have a normal paperback edition and a signed paperback edition – I CAN NOT buy the hardback edition as well) I saw a trio of teenage girls browsing the books when one of them spotted ‘The Kissing Booth’ and they all fangirled in a ‘OMG, I didn’t know it was a book’ kinda way, so clearly they had seen the movie and their reaction to it was enough for me to pick it up and head to the till (along with a copy of Dumplin’ – my next book to film read).Read More »
Every so often we like to do a book swap. Kate likes YA mainly and Becca enjoys thrillers. It’s good to try something different, so we came up with a book swap where we each give each other one of our reads and see what the other thinks.
This month we did ‘The Single Girl’s To Do List’ by Lindsey Kelk (being Kate’s chic lit choice) and ‘Pretty Girls’ by Karin Slaughter (being Becca’s thriller choice). Here’s what we each thought of our respective swaps!Read More »
This is a gorgeously illustrated ‘how to’ for dressing and taking care of your clothes written by Alicia Healy who trained at Buckingham Palace, before travelling the world, taking care of her wealthy clients’ wardrobes – in summary I couldn’t have been more excited about this book when I saw it on the shelves in Waterstones. The part where it has been published by The National Trust also greatly excited me as I spent a summer volunteering with The National Trust in their historical fashion collection and loved every minute of it.Read More »
Sometimes there are books that we both enjoy… I know right!! Miss Thriller and Miss YA finding a common ground in bookland???? Whaaat? Yes.
We both loved The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society!
Here’s what we each thought of this one:Read More »
Whilst writing, Becca’s TBR on GoodReads is 100 and Kate’s is 151.
I think we all share the same trouble with our ‘to-be-read’ lists…. they are just forever getting longer and longer, with so many great books being released all the time, and so little time to fit them all in.
I recently went through mine and whittled it down to 100 (it took me a while)! There were some on there from when I started logging on GR, which, although I still want to read them, I realistically know that I won’t be getting around to them very soon.Read More »