Survive the Night by Riley Sager | Book Review

July 21, 2021 in Mystery & Thriller

  Riley Sager is one of those authors whose reputation precedes them. All of my favourite bookish creators rave about Sager’s thriller novels. And so last year, I jumped at the chance to read and review an ARC of Home Before Dark. Having enjoyed that one, I quickly picked up Sager’s backlist which are all, alas, still on my TBR waiting to be read. But even so, Survive the Night became one of my most anticipated releases of the year and I am beyond grateful to have been given the opportunity to review it because it was AMAZING. Honestly, this book was so SO good. And although it’s not out in physical until December, eBook readers can rejoice in the…

The Plot by Jean Hanff Korelitz | Book Review

July 18, 2021 in Mystery & Thriller

Hello! As you may know, I’m currently in the process of moving house. Luckily, that means I’ve spent a LOT of time sitting around, unable to really do anything except read and take care of my son. And boy, have the book reviews been piling up… I’m one of those reviewers who NEEDS to keep their NetGalley ratio above 80% at all times. I’m currently at 81% so I’ll be clearing through my backlog over the next few days. First up is The Plot by Jean Hanff Korelitz. This one is a thriller about an author who steal the plot for his student’s novel after he dies an untimely death… and naturally, things get complicated.

Mid-Year Wrap-Up & Stats | 2021

July 8, 2021 in Wrap-Ups

Hello friends! Things are getting a little bit hectic in our household as the days creep closer to our move. We pick up our keys in less than 48 hours! So yeah, things are chaotic and messy and super stressful. But one positive is that I seem to have finally broken my reading slump? I finished two books yesterday and then immediately started reading another. If I keep this up, my July wrap-up could be a BIG one. But for now, I’m here to check-in with you about my reading so far this year. We’re officially over the half way mark so you’re probably seeing a lot of mid-year book freak out tags. (Mine is coming soon!) I wanted to…

You and Me on Vacation by Emily Henry | Book Review

July 1, 2021 in Romance

Happy July, friends! I’m BUZZING today for a number of reasons and one of them is that I get to talk to you today about one of my most anticipated books of the year. And that book is, of course, You and Me on Vacation by Emily Henry. (Note: this book is called People We Meet on Vacation in some places.) Last year I read and ADORED Beach Read. In fact, I loved it so much that I wrote a review about it which might not seem like much now but at the time, I wasn’t a book blogger and I wasn’t all that interested in writing book reviews. In a sense, that one review was what got me to…

The Disappearing Act by Catherine Steadman | Book Review

June 22, 2021 in Mystery & Thriller

  Today’s book review is a little different to usual. Because while it is an ARC review, it’s an ARC that I won in a giveaway so doubly exciting stuff. The book that I’ll be talking about today is The Disappearing Act by Catherine Steadman which comes out on June 24th. Catherine Steadman’s previous books, Something in the Water and Mr Nobody, were all the rage last year. Even I bought them! I haven’t read them yet but I did really enjoy The Disappearing Act so I’ll be getting around to those backlist titles ASAP. But for now, let’s dive into my review!

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