Tag: mystery/thriller

Book Review: Rooms by Lauren Oliver

Book Review: Rooms by Lauren Oliver

Disclosure: This post contains Amazon affiliate links, which means I can earn a small commission if you click on them and then make a purchase. This goes towards blog hosting and other expenses. For more information, please read the full disclosure. Title: Rooms Author: Lauren Oliver Edition: UK paperback Publisher: Hodder Paperbacks Release date: August 2015 Genre: Adult paranormal/mystery No.pages: 352 Synopsis A tale of family, ghosts, secrets, and mystery, in which the lives of the living and the dead intersect in shocking, surprising, and moving ways Wealthy Richard Walker has just died, leaving behind his country house full of […]


Top Ten Tuesday: Books That Surprised Me

Top Ten Tuesday: Books That Surprised Me

It’s time for Top Ten Tuesday, a weekly meme originally created by The Broke and the Bookish and now hosted by That Artsy Reader Girl. Every week there is a new topic or theme to base your top ten list on. I only take part every other week, alternating with Teaser Tuesday. You can find more details about it and see the list of topics here.   Top Ten Books That Surprised Me Below is my list of books that surprised me either in a good or bad way. I’ve tried to avoid spoilers, but I have mentioned that some […]


Book Blogger Hop (1) Authors I have met

Book Blogger Hop (1) Authors I have met

Today I’m taking part in the Book Blogger Hop, a weekly hop hosted by Billy B at Ramblings of a Coffee Addicted Writer (originally created by Jennifer at  Crazy-For-Books). You can see the hop schedule here.   “Each week the hop will start on a Friday and end on Thursday. There will be a weekly prompt featuring a book related question. The hop’s purpose is to give bloggers a chance to follow other blogs, learn about new books, befriend other bloggers, and receive new followers to your own blog.”   Question of the Week: What authors have you met and where? […]


Blog Tour: ReWired by S.R. Johannes with review and giveaway!

Blog Tour: ReWired by S.R. Johannes with review and giveaway!

  Today I’m excited to be taking part in the blog tour for the YA cyber thriller ReWired by Shelli Johannes-Wells (writing as S.R. Johannes), which was published on August 27th. ReWired offers a fresh and exciting new take on the genre, and could be described as Ally Carter’s Heist Society meets The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo for teens. Keep reading to discover the synopsis, read my review and enter the giveaway for the chance to win a $50 Amazon gift card!   About the Book   Sixteen-year-old Ada Lovelace is never more alive and sure of herself than when she’s […]


Guess the True Statement & Win Jessica Bell’s Thriller, White Lady! (Statement #42)

Guess the True Statement & Win Jessica Bell’s Thriller, White Lady! (Statement #42)

I’m excited and honoured to be taking part in Jessica Bell’s blog tour for her mystery/thriller White Lady. Bell is one of my top author girl crushes and I really enjoyed The Book, Bitter Like Orange Peel, Muted and Show & Tell in a Nutshell (see my review). To celebrate the release of Jessica Bell’s latest novel, WHITE LADY, she is giving away an e-copy (mobi, ePub, or PDF) to the first person to correctly guess the one true statement in the three statements below. To clarify, two statements are lies, and one is true: In White Lady, Mick, Sonia’s son […]


S is for Sherlock Holmes

S is for Sherlock Holmes

Today I’m continuing with the A-Z Blogging Challenge. The aim is to write a post for every day of the month except for Sundays, with each post representing a different letter of the alphabet. This year I’m doing an A-Z of Great Britain, covering as much as I can about British music, literature, TV and film, food, wildlife and culture. For the letter ‘S’ I have chosen Sherlock Holmes. Sherlock Holmes is a fictional detective created by the British author Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. Holmes is famous for his fantastic logical reasoning and methods of “deduction”, forensic science skills and the ability […]


Guest Post from Colby Marshall, author of Chain of Command

Guest Post from Colby Marshall, author of Chain of Command

Today I’m thrilled to be hosting Colby Marshall, author of Chain of Command– a fast-paced political thriller. About the Book The simultaneous assassinations of the President and Vice President catapults the Speaker of the House into the White House as the first female President of the United States. Evidence points to a former Navy SEAL as one of the assassins. Relegated to writing sidebar stories instead of headlines, journalist McKenzie McClendon composes a scathing story about the Navy training killers. Former Navy SEAL Noah Hutchins doesn’t believe his partner could have committed the heinous crime. They’d endured the horrors of Afghanistan […]


Stacking the Shelves (2) with Signed John Connolly and Alex Scarrow books

Stacking the Shelves (2) with Signed John Connolly and Alex Scarrow books

Today I’m taking part in a meme hosted by Tynga’s Reviews. Stacking The Shelves is all about sharing the books you are adding to your shelves, may it be physical or virtual. This means you can include books you buy in physical store or online, books you borrow from friends or the library, review books, gifts and of course ebooks! If you’d like to take part please visit the launch page and sign up with the linky on Tynga’s latest post. I am loving the cover! It came with all these cool fan-art postcards. I love a bit of book swag! […]