The Little Prince by Antoine de Saint-Exupéry

The Little Prince has been cherished by young and old alike since its publication. It tells the story of an alien prince who roams about various planets after quarreling with his roses. During his journey, he meets all kinds of people. Finally, he comes to the Earth, where he starts his adventure to seek friendship…

2018 On The Book Lover’s Boudoir

So, 2018 has been a pretty intense year, reading wise. I did pie charts to show what a crazy year it’s been. Yeah me, I read 441 books. That’s a record for me. I read almost 100 books more than there are days in a year. I’m quite exhausted. I read 105,696 pages and burned through…

December 2018 On The Book Lover’s Boudoir

I read 43 books in December. There are still a few days of 2018 left but I’ve decided to take a few days off and start my 2019 reading year on the 1st January. There will be a lot going on in 2019 so I want a couple of days to unwind. December factoids: 12,172…

#TheBrightonMermaid by @DorothyKoomson

NB: This is my last read of 2018. Join me in 2019 for hundreds of more reviews.  Brighton Beach, 1993: Teenagers Nell and Jude find the body of a young woman and when no one comes to claim her, she becomes known as the Brighton Mermaid. Nell is still struggling to move on when, three weeks later, Jude disappears. Twenty-five years on, Nell quits her job to find out who…

#ChameleonAura by @iambrillyant

Zimbabwean poet Billy Chapata provides a thought-provoking take on the universal experiences of love, pain, and what comes next through messages of empowerment. This collection of poetry and prose will justify heartache and inspire the fortitude to survive and prosper. Chameleon Aura presents a harmonious blend of experience and advice through a chaptered series of…

American Elsewhere by @robertjbennett

Some places are too good to be true. Under a pink moon, there is a perfect little town not found on any map. In that town, there are quiet streets lined with pretty houses, houses that conceal the strangest things. After a couple years of hard traveling, ex-cop Mona Bright inherits her long-dead mother’s home…

Time Out (Missing Collection #6) by @RoweReport

The riveting true story of the crime, punishment, and transformation of a Seattle boy who came of age inside the adult prison system and who, once on the outside, rebuilt a new life as a man. After twenty years of incarceration, little was familiar to newly released Willard Jimerson. His once-gritty city was a technology…

Catching Murphy (Missing Collection #5) by @wringap

For more than a year, over two brutal Northeast winters, the whole of Vermont was captivated by the hunt for a runaway golden retriever named Murphy. He was more than a missing dog—he was a target for capture and journalistic obsession. This is that story. Murphy’s disappearance would unite the dog’s increasingly anxious owners with…

When The Past Came Calling by Larry S. Kaplan

Settling in for a routine day at the office in 1989, high school memories are the furthest thing from David Miller’s mind. But when an unexpected phone call interrupts the personal injury lawyer’s mid-afternoon slump, he is surprised to hear from Michael Eisenberg—a former debate partner who went on to become the US Attorney for…

The Christmas Hirelings by Mary Elizabeth Braddon

BAFTA Award-winning actress and much-loved comedian Jennifer Saunders delivers an outstanding performance of Mary Elizabeth Braddon’s classic tale, The Christmas Hirelings. Sir John Penlyon opens the doors of his large and lonely mansion to three children in the hope of lifting the mood over the festive season. The arrival of Lassie, Laddie and little Moppet…