Plot twist! Time to review some thrillers

I know, I know. I've said before that thrillers aren't really my thing, but I've been on a real reading streak lately. Mostly fuelled by my Netgalley account, which has been accruing at a frankly alarming rate over the past few months thanks to some binge-requesting. And these are the best of them: dark, twisty …

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Life, interrupted: On The Up, by Alice O’Keeffe

Some time last year, I read Libby Page's book The Lido and I absolutely loved it. It was heartbreaking, heartwarming and stuck with me for weeks after I'd put it down. So when I was offered the chance to read- nay, be in the blog tour for- On The Up, I couldn't help myself. The chance to read another …

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Blog Tour: The Vanished Bride, by Bella Ellis

Let's get one thing straight before we start: I absolutely adore the Brontës. Their writing is gorgeous, spooky and atmospheric, and I loved it so much that I wrote about it for my last big essay at uni. So when this blog tour came along, I practically ripped the book out of the letterbox in …

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Magic horses, magic swords, magic everything: The Name of All Things, by Jenn Lyons

Woah. Jenn Lyons has done it again. If you thought that the first book in her series, The Ruin of Kings, wasn't enough of a no-holds-barred thrill ride, then wait until you get a load of the follow-up, The Name of All Things.  Jenn Lyons has taken everything about the first book and ramped it wayy up to …

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Blog Tour: Safe House, by Jo Jakeman

It’s tense. It’s dark. It’s everything a good thriller should be. It’s Safe House by Jo Jakeman! This book has such an interesting premise that I couldn’t help but be hooked. Gone are the days of protagonists being stalked for reasons unknown, to be revealed at the final plot twist. No: in this book, you …

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