Synopsis: Hassanakis is a young Muslim boy of Turkish descent growing up on Crete during WWI. Fifteen generations of his family have lived on the island and until now he has never had any reason not to think he is a Cretan. But with the Great Powers tussling over the collapsing Ottoman Empire… Continue reading Children of War – Blog Tour
Blurb: In 1934, Eileen O'Shaughnessy's futuristic poem, 'End of the Century, 1984', was published. The next year, she would meet George Orwell, then known as Eric Blair, at a party. “Now,' he remarked that night, 'that's the kind of girl I would like to marry.' Years later, Orwell would name his greatest work,… Continue reading Eileen: The Making of George Orwell – Blog Tour
In preparation for the paperback editions of both The Honours and The Ice House, Tim Clare was super cool and offered to do interviews with bloggers. If you've seen my screeching/raving review of The Ice House, then you know I immediately reached out. We did this over a few days, just me tossing some questions… Continue reading Author Interview: Tim Clare
New Year, new reviews! Though you'll see this one is another one from the dreaded backlist lol. Content/Trigger Warning: This book is a nonfiction memoir about one woman's sexual assault/rape and focuses on her once friendship with her rapist. There are other accounts of sexual assault and rape are also mentioned,… Continue reading Things We Didn’t Talk About When I Was a Girl ARC Review
My August Reads ^^I had so many problems with this book, it's just not for me^^ ^^Another one that wasn't for me but this wasn't problematic like Never Have I Ever ^^ ^^Review to come^^… Continue reading August Rewind
Synopsis: A girl from a Yorkshire mining town is barely thirteen when her father kills himself – her brother finds him dying. At sixteen she’s spotted by a rock star and becomes an international Vogue model. Seven years later her brother kills himself in her New York apartment and her mother dies too. With no… Continue reading Head Shot – Blog Tour
Hey guys! It's Sunday and I'm lazy, so it's another Charity shop find for me. I was especially excited by the first two books if I'm going to be honest! I have The Poppy War on Kindle but I do tend to read better when I have a paper or hardback, and I wanted to get The… Continue reading Charity Shop Finds!