The Positivity Wave

Happy Saturday #ThePositivityWave 68

I missed a week because it was a difficult one and I was struggling to come up with things to say. Or even the will to say them. But I'm back! I've missed this feature, even if it was just one week! The kindness and patience of the nurses coming to our home every day.… Continue reading Happy Saturday #ThePositivityWave 68

Book Reviews

Broken Mirrors: #ARuinedGirl by Kate Simants @katesboat @ViperBooks #BlogTour

Title: A Ruined GirlAuthor: Kate SimantsPublisher: Viper BooksDate of Publication: August 27th 2020Genre: Mystery & ThrillerFormat reviewed: e-ARCNumber of pages: 384 Two boys loved her. But which one buried her? Two years ago, teenagers Rob and Paige broke into the house of Paige's school counsellor and stole only a necklace, but traumatised their victims in… Continue reading Broken Mirrors: #ARuinedGirl by Kate Simants @katesboat @ViperBooks #BlogTour

Book Reviews

Look at the Sky: #DeadMoon by KeithCrawford @keithcrawford77 @lovebooksgroup #lovebookstours

The Synopsis Humanity will be extinguished in less than seven days. Wing Commander Jude Styles is a Starfighter Pilot trying to get pregnant before the world ends. Her wingman, Hamid Ashkami, just wants to block the spam messages he is receiving from someone claiming to be his dead ex-husband. Instead, they are locked in a… Continue reading Look at the Sky: #DeadMoon by KeithCrawford @keithcrawford77 @lovebooksgroup #lovebookstours

Book Reviews

You’re on it: #TheHitList by Holly Seddon @hollyseddon #audiobook #blogtour @orionbooks @alexxlayt

Title: The Hit ListAuthor: Holly SeddonPublisher: TrapezeDate of release: August 28th 2020Format: audioNarrators: Narrated by: Stephanie Racine, Damian Lynch, Chris Reilly, Tuppence Middleton, Perdita WeeksLength: 11 hrs and 13 mins Congratulations, someone wants you dead. When Marianne's husband Greg is knocked off his bike and killed on the way to work, she must unpick the… Continue reading You’re on it: #TheHitList by Holly Seddon @hollyseddon #audiobook #blogtour @orionbooks @alexxlayt

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100% YES: Fifty-Fifty by Steve Cavanaugh @SSCav @orion_crime @orionbooks #blogTour #5stars

In June, I reviewed Fifty-Fifty. I was aware the publication date had been postponed but I couldn't fight it, I had to let you all know just how amazing it had been to read it. A few weeks ago, I was offered to take part in the blog tour. Now, you might be aware that… Continue reading 100% YES: Fifty-Fifty by Steve Cavanaugh @SSCav @orion_crime @orionbooks #blogTour #5stars

Book Reviews

It’s A Grey World: #OneEyeOpen by Paul Finch @paulfinchauthor @orionbooks #BlogTour

Title: One Eye OpenAuthor: Paul FinchDate of Publication: August 2020Publisher: OrionGenre: Crime, police proceduralFormat reviewed: e-ARCNumber of pages: 448 YOU CAN RUN A high-speed crash leavesa man and woman clinging to life.Neither of them carries ID. Their car has fake number plates.In their luggage: a huge amount of cash.Who are they? What are they hiding?And… Continue reading It’s A Grey World: #OneEyeOpen by Paul Finch @paulfinchauthor @orionbooks #BlogTour

Book Reviews

Torches Up, Boots On: #TheSearchParty by Simon Lelic @Simon_Lelic @VikingBooksUK #BlogTour #review

This is a picture of the proof I received (the final cover can be found below!) Title: The Search PartyAuthor: Simon LelicPublisher: Viking Date of publication: ebook already out, print 20 August 2020Genre: Mystery and thrillerNumber of pages: 352 16-year-old Sadie Saunders is missing. Five friends set out into the woods to find her. But… Continue reading Torches Up, Boots On: #TheSearchParty by Simon Lelic @Simon_Lelic @VikingBooksUK #BlogTour #review

Festivals, The Pub Corner

You’re Invited! #SightUnseen FREE VIRTUAL LAUNCH! @22_ireland @BirlinnBooks @honeyandstag

I am happy to be a little messenger today! I've got good news! There's a bookish evening waiting for you! Join Dr Noir in conversation with Sandra Ireland for the launch of her new book, Sight Unseen! This is a Honey and Stag event, so you won't be disappointed! When: TODAYTime: 7.30pmWhere: follow the link… Continue reading You’re Invited! #SightUnseen FREE VIRTUAL LAUNCH! @22_ireland @BirlinnBooks @honeyandstag


Listen Carefully: #TheWhisperingHouse by Elizabeth Brooks @ManxWriter @DoubledayUK @izzieghaffari #excerpt #blogtour

Title: The Whispering HouseAuthor: Elizabeth BrooksPublisher: Double DayDate of Publication: August 6th 2020Genre: MysteryNumber of pages: 352 Freya Lyell is struggling to move on from her sister Stella’s suicide five years ago. Visiting the bewitching Byrne Hall, only a few miles from the scene of the tragedy, she discovers a portrait of Stella – a… Continue reading Listen Carefully: #TheWhisperingHouse by Elizabeth Brooks @ManxWriter @DoubledayUK @izzieghaffari #excerpt #blogtour