Birdgirl is an autobiography by a young birder. Thank you, netgalley and the publishers, for the chance to review it. It was not easy to read. Some ARCs are perfectly well formatted. However, I’ve had several where the digits are
The Ship Asunder appealed to me when I read the NetGalley description. Thank you to netgalley and the publisher for the opportunity of an ARC. Another addition to my Non-Fiction Adventure. The Ship Asunder: A Maritime History in Eleven Vessels
Jada Johnson, International Girl Detective sounded like a promising MG read. And it is! I’d like to thank NetGalley and the publishers for allowing me an ARC. Jada Johnson, International Girl Detective: The Case of the Emperor’s Scepter by Carris
Theatre of Marvels is a new publication, and I’m grateful to Netgalley and the publisher for the chance of an ARC. The premise appealed to me, but I struggled to read it for various reasons, many of which you already
Lessons in Chemistry turned up on the NetGalley shelf. I’m so glad I requested it — and the publishers approved me! This ticks so many boxes it’s a shame it couldn’t be included either in the Alphabet Soup or SpaceTime
I got Yinka, Where is your Huzband, from Netgalley in a reaction from thrillers I didn’t want to read. It sounded – different, and it certainly is! Lizzie Damilola Blackburn has done an excellent job with this book! Yinka, Where
The Flames is the second artistic fiction I’ve reviewed since the turn of the year, once again via Netgalley and the publishers, to whom I am very grateful. And, like I, Mona Lisa, I rate The Flames is a cracker.
I, Mona Lisa – a netgalley book that I couldn’t resist. The Mona Lisa telling her own story – the painting itself? How would that work? Brilliantly, as it turns out! A great addition to my Alphabet Soup Reading Challenge,
When We Were Birds attracted me partly by its cover (on Netgalley, at any rate) and partly by its description. Thank you to the publisher and Netgalley for the ARC, It’s publishing on 10th February. When We Were Birds by
This Charming Man is the second in the series which starts with The Stranger Times. I absolutely adored the first book, as you can tell from the review. So I welcomed the offer of a pre-release copy of the follow-up
The Art of Enough caught my eye on Netgalley because I’m concerned about all the excesses of the western world. That contributes to the mess we’re in, climatically, socially and possibly healthwise. Becky Hall is a psychologist, and her concern
Ghostcloud was offered by Netgalley for review just as I was developing an idea for a new book. I thought I’d better do some research on all the other books involving human children seeing ghosts. And anyway, it’s Halloween weekend!
The Ice Whisperers has an intriguing blurb, and a lovely cover (even if Goodreads fails to display it). So I was delighted to receive a review copy from the publishers via NetGalley. The Ice Whisperers by Helenka Stachera A haunting
Cauldron’s Bubble is the first book in the Netherfeld Trilogy by Amber Elby. I got all three as a box set from the publishers via NetGalley, and I’m very grateful to them all. The premise, as indicated in the blurb,
The Cat Who Saved Books was a netgalley book, for which I am very grateful. I seem to have become better at picking books that suit my post-covid brain since I realised the trouble with those more thrilling books I’d