My Lovely Wife is a brilliant blend of thriller and family drama with a touch of dark humour.
This week, I'm delighted to bring you a guest post from author Anne Allen to celebrate Anne's novel The Inheritance reaching its one year anniversary. Anne tells us what the Guernsey Novel series means to her and answers the question: 'do you get attached to your characters?'
I’m so grateful to Giovanna Fletcher for writing this book. The early weeks at home with a newborn are hard and emotional and having this book to hand made the world of difference to me.
Truly original. Make sure you have a clear schedule before picking this one up as you won’t want to put it down!
If you enjoyed Charlene Allcott's The Single Mum's Wish List, you won't be disappointed by this latest witty but reflective read.
The Overdue Book Review asked Adam Hamdy, author of The Pendulum Series about his new book Black 13, which came out last month (January 2020). Adam has also been working with James Patterson on an exciting co-writing project for later this year!
Author Bonnie McCune is releasing her newest women’s novel, Never Retreat, through Totally Bound Publishing this month. Her fifth major work of fiction Never Retreat is set primarily in the wild Colorado mountains and pits a feisty single mom with an ex-military corporate star at a business retreat. A huge prize tempts them, but only one can win. Ahead... Continue Reading →
Karen Raney's hotly-anticipated debut novel All the Water in the World arrived in bookshops just one week ago. Perfect for fans of Celeste Ng, John Boyne and Jodi Picoult, there is already a big-screen adaptation on the horizon with rights optioned by Monumental Pictures and Lionsgate! The Overdue Book Review was invited to ask author Karen Raney some questions about this debut release and her writing journey so far.
Towards the end of 2019, I was invited to speak with Literature student Emma Ronan about what it means to be a book blogger for The Slumbering Sloths Book Nook, a podcast dedicated to all things books, publishing and more. The full episode is now live!
Hands Up is a gritty, provocative crime novel that feels hugely relevant to today's society. If you like books that aren't afraid to shine a light on controversial issues and social debate, I'm sure you'll enjoy this one.
I enjoyed this book so much that it made me want to use all of the clichés in my review... 'Thought-provoking' 'It made me laugh and cry' 'A rollercoaster of emotions' 'I couldn't put it down' / 'unputdownable' All of the above are true of The Matchmaker. This is the story of a matchmaker who... Continue Reading →
To be completely honest, I wasn't sure if I was going to like this book after the first couple of pages as it begins with a number of its female lead characters in quite a dark place emotionally. But I soon found out this is ultimately a story of compassion, hope and resilience. It's a... Continue Reading →