Lady, in Waiting by Karen Heenan

Lady, in Waiting by Karen Heenan

This week on the blog, I’m reviewing ‘Lady, in Waiting’ by Karen Heenan. This is a relatively recent release. It’s also the third in Heenan’s amazing Tudor Court series, following ‘Songbird’ and ‘A Wider World’. You can find my thoughts below, but here’s a blurb to give you a flavour: The Blurb She serves the queen. Her husband serves the court.How can they be so far apart? Margaery Preston is newly married to a man she barely knows. Proposing to Robin

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A Forever Summer by Havelah McLat

A Forever Summer by Havelah McLat

This week on the blog, I’m reviewing A Forever Summer by Havelah McLat. This is a sweet summer-themed romance and it’s a brand new release! Before I get onto the review, here’s the blurb to give you a flavour. The Blurb It’s hard to know who you can trust, when you can’t remember your past. Katherine is an artist struggling with the grief of losing her mother at a young age. When her father dies, she and her sister unexpectedly inherit

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Goldsong by Beth Hudson

Goldsong by Beth Hudson

This week on the blog, I’m reviewing Goldsong, an indie fantasy novel by author Beth Hudson. Here’s the blurb to give you a flavour: The Blurb A reluctant king. A legendary harp. A city divided.Traedis Atenel never expected to find herself a king. When she fled her city and her family, all she wanted was to become a bard and make her own way in the world. Now, touched by strange magic and harrowed by imprisonment, she rules the city she

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Widow’s Lace by Lelita Baldock

Widow’s Lace by Lelita Baldock

This week on the blog, I’m reviewing Widow’s Lace by Lelita Baldock. It’s been a while since my last book review! I’m so excited to tell you about this wonderful novel. You may remember me mentioning Baldock before from me reading her other fantastic book, Where The Gulls Fall Silent. It was one of my top 10 favourite indie reads of 2021. You can also check out a recent interview I had with the author on my blog. I didn’t realise

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A Wider World by Karen Heenan

A Wider World by Karen Heenan

Today on the blog, I’ll be reviewing A Wider World by Karen Heenan. This is Heenan’s second of her wonderful Tudor Court series. It is the sequel to the first book, Songbird. However, as it focuses on a different character than the first book, could also be read as a stand-alone. (Head here for my review of Songbird). Here’s a blurb for a bit of a flavour: Returning to England after almost five years in exile, Robin Lewis is arrested and

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A Game of Wits by Niamh and Rebecca Schmid

A Game of Wits by Niamh and Rebecca Schmid

This week on the blog, I review ‘A Game of Wits’ by Niamh and Rebecca Schmid. I was so excited to dive into the third book of the amazing Schmid series. This book is the sequel to book 1, Of Shade and Shadow, also by the awesome Schmid duo (book review here). The second novel, The Ghostmaker: To Take A World written by Niamh Schmid, takes place in the same universe but with a different setting, plot and characters (my review

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Book Review – I am the Doorway

Book Review – I am the Doorway

This week on the blog, I review I am the Doorway by Eric Ortlund. I’m pretty excited about this. If you keep an eye on my blog posts at all, you might remember my post about being an ARC (Advanced Review Copy) reader last October. I didn’t say much then about the book because the author was working on his website and it was a bit early in his launch schedule to be shouting about it. Well, I ARC read I

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Where the Gulls Fall Silent by Lelita Baldock

Where the Gulls Fall Silent by Lelita Baldock

This week on the blog, I’m reviewing Where the Gulls Fall Slient by Lelita Baldock. This book was a breathtaking read that took me to a wonderful and poignant journey to the Cornish coast in the 1800s. I’m excited to share with you why I loved this book. A Flavour Kerensa lives with her mother Meliora on the outskirts of Porth Gwyn, a small fishing village on the Cornish coast. Meliora’s healing skills are met with gratitude, but also suspicion. Kerensa

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Book Review – Songbird by Karen Heenan

Book Review – Songbird by Karen Heenan

This week on the blog, I review Songbird by Karen Heenan. I actually read this book back in November, but as the author re-released this novel in this past week, I’ve pressed paused on writing a blog review till now. So excited to share this book with you! Songbird – A Flavour This stunning novel is set in Tudor era England and tells the story of Bess, a girl who comes to the court of Henry VIII as a minstrel. As

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Book Review – Storytellers by Bjorn Larssen

Book Review – Storytellers by Bjorn Larssen

Storytellers by Bjorn Larssen has taken me on a wonderful journey this week. I haven’t been able to put it down and it’s probably gone right up there as one of one of the best books I’ve ever read. I’m excited to share with you why. Here’s the blurb for more of a flavour. Storytellers: The Blurb On a long, cold Icelandic night in March 1920, Gunnar, a hermit blacksmith, finds himself with an unwanted lodger – Sigurd, an injured stranger

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