adult fiction · review · romance

When The Curtain Falls – Carrie Hope Fletcher

"A certain kind of magic is born when the curtain rises. Intoxicated by the smell of the greasepaint and powered by the glow of the footlights, lovers successfully elope, villains get their just deserts and people die in epic stunts and yet live to tell the tale." Blurb: "In 1952 two young lovers meet, in… Continue reading When The Curtain Falls – Carrie Hope Fletcher

adult fiction · contemporary · review

Almost Love – Louise O’Neill

“No one had ever told Sarah that being in a relationship could feel like coming home. That love didn’t have to mean feeling scared all the time.”   Blurb: “When Sarah falls for Matthew, she falls hard. So it doesn't matter that he's twenty years older. That he sees her only in secret. That, slowly… Continue reading Almost Love – Louise O’Neill

adult fiction · review

The Beautiful And The Damned – F.Scott Fitzgerald

"In this state he considered that he would one day accomplish some quiet subtle thing that the elect would deem worthy, and, passing on, would join the dimmer stars in a nebulous, indeterminate heaven half-way between and immortality." Blurb: "Anthony and Gloria are the essence of Jazz Age glamour. A brilliant and magnetic couple, they… Continue reading The Beautiful And The Damned – F.Scott Fitzgerald

adult fiction · Dystopian · review · Uncategorized

Ready Player One – Ernest Cline

"These three words were always the last thing an Oasis player saw before leaving the real world and entering the virtual one: Ready Player One." Blurb: "In the year 2045, reality is an ugly place. The only time teenage Wade Watts really feels alive is when he's jacked into the virtual utopia known as the… Continue reading Ready Player One – Ernest Cline

adult fiction · fantasy · Rereads · review

A Darker Shade Of Magic (Collector’s Edition) – V.E.Schwab

“Kell wore a very peculiar coat. It had neither one side, which would be conventional, nor two, which would be unexpected, but several, which was, of course, impossible.” Blurb: “Most people only know one London; but what if there were several? Kell is one of the last Travelers—magicians with a rare ability to travel between… Continue reading A Darker Shade Of Magic (Collector’s Edition) – V.E.Schwab

adult fiction · contemporary · review

Some Kind Of Wonderful – Giovanna Fletcher

“I’ll wake up and be happy again. I’ll wake up and won’t feel so hurt, betrayed and humiliated. But right now the journey ahead seems bleak, lonely and hostile. This wasn’t a road I ever envisaged seeing myself on and I’m in no shape and no way prepared.” Blurb: “Lizzy and Ian have been a… Continue reading Some Kind Of Wonderful – Giovanna Fletcher

adult fiction · contemporary · review

The Beginning Of The World In The Middle Of The Night – Jen Campbell

“The stopping is important. You have to wait for the heart to become desperate; wait for it to think you’ve forgotten all about it. Then – and only then – do you smother it again with love and affection.” Blurb: “Spirits in jam jars, mini-apocalypses, animal hearts and side shows. A girl runs a coffin… Continue reading The Beginning Of The World In The Middle Of The Night – Jen Campbell

adult fiction · contemporary · review · romance

All That She Can See – Carrie Hope Fletcher

“Cherry’s bakery was a safe haven, a place where people could forget their troubles for an hour or two. And when their bad feelings latched back onto them as they left, Cherry noticed that their troubles seemed a little smaller than before.”   Blurb: “Cherry has a hidden talent. She can see things other people… Continue reading All That She Can See – Carrie Hope Fletcher

adult fiction · contemporary · non fiction · review

Happy Mum, Happy Baby – Giovanna Fletcher

“Our words affect others – we can use them to strengthen or to belittle and crush. I know what I want mine to do.” Blurb: “Being a mum is an incredible journey, a remarkable experience that changes how we look, how we feel, who we are. As mothers we are strong, protective, proud. We feel… Continue reading Happy Mum, Happy Baby – Giovanna Fletcher

adult fiction · contemporary · review

Fever Dream – Samanta Schweblin

“But it’s true, right? That I’m going to die.”   Blurb: “A young woman named Amanda lies dying in a rural hospital clinic. A boy named David sits beside her. She's not his mother. He's not her child. Together, they tell a haunting story of broken souls, toxins, and the power and desperation of family.”… Continue reading Fever Dream – Samanta Schweblin