Book Review, Monthly Roundup

April Round Up

I hope you are all keeping well and safe, I know that I’ve been MIA a little bit this month but, I’ve not been to good. Here in the U.K. the pollen count has been very high, they say that it’s been the highest pollen count in 70 years. Which unfortunately has really affected my asthma and I’ve been on a high dose of steroids for over a month.

I guess that most of you are still on lock-down like myself. I don’t know about all of you, but at times I’m still finding it hard with the lock-down. Last week the girls had a girls night in, where we all got our favourite tipple and then we all used House Party to see and chat with each other. We all had a really good catch up, we were all talking together for four hours! Yes we women can talk and talk, but we all had a great time, and we will be doing it again soon. We were also laughing that when lock-down is over that we’ll carry on getting together this way instead of going out.

Anyway back to the books now. This April I managed to read 5 books and reviewed 4 books with 5 more reviews to write.  I still don’t seem to be catching up with my reviews as I hoped I would, never mind I will get there.

April Reviews:

Book One.

We Germans by Alexander Starritt

Pages: 208. Publication Date: 14 May 2020. My Rating:

Book Two.

The Animals of Lockwood Manor by Jane Healey

Pages: 352. Publication Date: 5 March 2020. My Rating:

Book Three.

Aria’s Travelling Book Shop by Rebecca Raisin

Pages: 384. Publication Date: 8 April 2020. My Rating:

Book Four.

The Summer Fields by L P Fergusson

Pages: 421. Publication Date: 13 February 2020. My Rating:

Books Read This Month:

  1. All About Us by Tom Ellen (ran over from March reading list)
  2. Aria’s Travelling Book Shop by Rebecca Raisin
  3. The Book of Koli by M R Carey
  4. Us Three by Ruth Jones
  5. A Touch of Death (The Outlander Pentalogy Book 1) by Rebecca Crunden (Still Reading)

Recently Acquired Books This Month:

Pre-Ordered Books:
Amazon First Read:
Amazon Purchases:
Book Blitz ARC’s:
  • None this month
Joffe Books

On the 1 April Joffe Books kindly gave away 44 of their kindle eBooks to give anyone who needed something to read during lock-down. These are the books that I downloaded. Thank you Joffe Books.

BookBub Free Books:

For a list of all the FREE books Via BookBub please go to Books Acquired via BookBub in April Post.

Book Blitz Posted This Month:

  • None this month

Book Blitz Cover Reveals This Month:

  • None this month

This Months Favourite Book Covers:

April’s Favourite NetGalley Cover
No Regrets
April’s Favourite BookBub Cover
The Trouble with Tabbies

So the reasons for this months favourite book covers for the four different categories are:

No Regrets: I chose this cover because it’s so bright and cheerful, which is just what I need at the moment. Plus it makes me want to open the book are read it.

The Trouble with Tabbies: I just love the colour purple so that’s one of the reasons for choosing this cover the other reason is because of the cats. As I love cats.

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