The Possible World by @LieseDoc

Ben is the sole survivor of a crime that claims his mother and countless others. He is just six years old, and already he must find a new place for himself in the world. Lucy, the doctor who tends to Ben, is grappling with a personal upheaval of her own. She feels a profound connection to…

Six Degrees of Assassination by M.J Arlidge

On a sullen, cloudy July day ten years since 7/7, the happy, confident and optimistic British Prime Minister is visiting a charity in East London. It’s just two months after the general election which saw John Campbell’s government returned to power with a clear majority, the economy is on the mend and the coalition is…

Lyrebird by Cecilia Ahern

The Sunday Times Top Ten Bestseller She will change your life forever… In the south-west of Ireland, rugged mountains meet bright blue lakes and thick forests. Deep in the woods, a young woman lives alone, forever secluded from the world, her life a well-kept secret. She possesses an extraordinary talent, the likes of which no-one has seen…

A Perilous Undertaking (Veronica Speedwell #2) by Deanna Raybourn

Veronica Speedwell returns in a brand-new adventure from Deanna Raybourn, the “New York Times” bestselling author of the Lady Julia Grey mysteries… “London, 1887.” Victorian adventuress and butterfly hunter Veronica Speedwell receives an invitation to visit the Curiosity Club, a ladies-only establishment for daring and intrepid women. There she meets the mysterious Lady Sundridge, who…

My Books Of The Year

In 2017, I read 353. I chose one book each month that I enjoyed the most. Here they are below, in reading order from January. Click on the image to read my review:           I loved all of these books. After careful deliberation my book of the year is: I chose…

My 2017 In Books

I read 353 books in 2017. I’m rather stunned. This is the most books I’ve read in a year since I started this blog in 2012. I have done little pie charts to illustrate how this is brown down across the year and where my books were sourced from: TOTAL NUMBER OF BOOKS READ SOURCE…

December Round-Up On The Book Lover’s Boudoir

I read 38 books in December. The most I’ve read in one month across the whole year. These are in reading order:                                       December was one of the best reading month’s of the year. I had 17 five star read’s. I loved a lot of them but I’ve chosen the one I felt…

Nejma by Nayyirah Waheed

all of the unsleeping. gold sweeping. poems. i have in my hands. ***  [i am writing this book / ii am writing a daughter (NEJMA)} *** (Amazon Digital Services, Inc., 16 June 2014, bought from Amazon) *** This is actually my last read of 2017. I managed to squeeze one more in. *** BUY ***…

The Thief Taker (The Thief Taker #1) by C.S. Quinn

The year is 1665. Black Death ravages London. A killer stalks the streets in a plague doctor’s hood and mask… When a girl is gruesomely murdered, thief taker Charlie Tuesday reluctantly agrees to take on the case. But the horrific remains tell him this is no isolated death. The killer’s mad appetites are part of…

The Book Of Strange New Things by Michel Faber

‘I am with you always, even unto the end of the world . . .’ Peter Leigh is a missionary called to go on the journey of a lifetime. Leaving behind his beloved wife, Bea, he boards a flight for a remote and unfamiliar land, a place where the locals are hungry for the teachings…