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Amazon First Reads for November

I comment every month how surprised I am that yet again it's time to choose my Amazon First Read. What is more surprising is that the books to choose from are due to be published on 1 December 2019. Meaning that the count down to Christmas has begun. I know some people will have already… Continue reading Amazon First Reads for November

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Amazon First Reads for October

Yet again it's that time of the month, where I get to choose which Amazon First Read's I can have for free with being an Amazon Prime Member. Again this month I have a choice of 8 books, that aren't due to be published until 1 November 2019. This months choices are: Suspense Under Lying… Continue reading Amazon First Reads for October

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An Unsuitable Woman

by Kat Gordon I enjoy reading historical fiction especially when it's in regards to the British Empire and the lives of the colonialists. Whether it's set in India, Africa etc. If you enjoy books by Dinah Jefferies, Marius Gabriel and Janet Trotter MacLeod, then this book is definitely for you and should be added to… Continue reading An Unsuitable Woman

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The Beekeeper of Aleppo

by Christy Lefteri This is a really good book and I would put it in the category alongside Khaled Hossenin's "A Thousand Splendid Suns", and Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie's "Half of A Yellow Sun". This story is about Nuri and his wife Afra, who find them themselves seeking asylum in the UK, but before then we… Continue reading The Beekeeper of Aleppo

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The Glittering Hour

By Iona Grey What a great book this is. I found it very hard to put down, but the closer I got to the end of the book I started to slow my reading pace as I just didn't want it to end! The story flits between the Roaring 20's and the 1930's. Where the… Continue reading The Glittering Hour