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
The Madness of Crowds by Louise Penny came to me as a Net-Galley offering. It’s well through the Inspector Gamache series, which I first encountered in A to Z Challenge 2014 when I needed a book starting with Q, and
The Perfect Life caught my eye when it came up on offer at Net-galley, mainly because I remember being thrilled to bits with another Nuala Ellwood title—My Sister’s Bones. I’m very grateful to the publishers and net-galley for the opportunity.
What You Can See From Here sang out at me when I first saw it advertised as available for review on Netgalley. I thank the author, publisher, translator and everyone involved in it. It was the perfect antidote for my
Finding the Mother Tree was offered by the publisher via Netgalley. I’m very grateful to them for a chance to review the book. It was published on 4th May, but I only got it a couple of days before. I’m
Trouble with Tattle-Tails is a delightful book. I couldn’t resist it when the publishers and Netgalley offered it. I read it on my iPad, for the full effect of the colour illustrations. It also gave me a T for my
Finding Sustainability comes out on June 1st. It’s a non-fiction book, focusing on how one person reconciled his concerns for the state of the planet with his role as a small business owner, manufacturing plastic packaging. As a former environmental
Goodnight Mister Tom was originally published when I had grown out of childish things, but was too young to have younger people around to read it to them. Puffin release a special edition for its 40th anniversary this week. They
The Rose Code is a story involving the code breakers at Bletchley Park, during World War 2. I have always been enthralled by the wartime history of Bletchley Park. It’s now due for publication on March 18th. This book came
Dangerous Women came to me from the publishers via Netgalley, after I fell for the blurb. I’m so glad I did! Dangerous Women by Hope Adams Nearly two hundred condemned women on board a sailing ship bound for Australia. One