Hello! Today I’m pleased to welcome you to JuliaPalooza for my stop on the Blog Tour for Are You Watching by Vincent Ralph, which is available now, for only 99p in eBook! (links below). About the book Ten years ago, Jess's mother was murdered by the Magpie Man. She was the first of his victims but… Continue reading #BlogTour Are You Watching by Vincent Ralph #AreYouWatching @VincentRalph1 @PenguinUKBooks #RandomThingsTours #BookReview
During June, I read: It was my plan this month to try to clear some of my creaking NetGalley shelf. And, in one sense, it was a success, I read five cracking NG books (as well as some others). In another, it was a complete failure as I added 14 (yes, FOURTEEN!) to my shelf in… Continue reading Monthly wrap-up – June 2018 (Tackling #MountTBR – NA Episode IV: NetGalleyholics Anonymous – A New Hope)
Nine students. Three bloodsports. One deadly weekend. It is the autumn term and Greer MacDonald is struggling to settle into the sixth form at the exclusive St. Aidan the Great boarding school, known to its privileged pupils as S.T.A.G.S. Just when she despairs of making friends Greer receives a mysterious invitation with three words embossed… Continue reading #BookReview S.T.A.G.S. by M.A. Bennett #STAGS @MABennettAuthor @BonnierZaffre #NetGalley
Top Ten Tuesday was created by The Broke and the Bookish in June of 2010 and moved to That Artsy Reader Girl in January of 2018. It was born of a love of lists and of books and a desire to bring bookish friends together. 17 April 2018's #TopTenTuesday is...a Freebie! (Create your own topic) As… Continue reading #TopTenTuesday – 17 April 2018: Recommendations please!
Following my Top 17 of '17 and a fabulous year for reading, here are some of the books I am most looking forward to reading in 2018: a prospective Top 18 of '18! I have again been lucky enough to be granted some amazing looking ARCs and I am also looking forward to new books from… Continue reading 18 books I cannot wait to read in 2018!
Following on from my Best crime reads of 2017 - Part One, and in no particular order, here are the last eight nine! of my absolute favourites from this year. Again most of the following were ARCs so I am extremely grateful to #NetGalley and all the publishers and authors for granting me the opportunity to… Continue reading Best crime reads of 2017 – Part Two
2017 has been another amazing year for crime fiction and I have been very fortunate to read some brilliant books. All of the following were ARCs so I am extremely grateful to #NetGalley and all the publishers and authors for granting me the opportunity to read them. In no particular order, here are the first eight… Continue reading Best crime reads of 2017 – Part One
You are cordially invited to Sinclair's Midnight Peacock Ball! The festive season has come to Sinclair's and Sophie and Lil are spending the holidays at snowy Winter Hall. But it turns out that this is no ordinary house party ...As sinister secrets come to light, our intrepid heroines find themselves faced with a more baffling… Continue reading The Midnight Peacock (The Sinclair’s Mysteries 4) by Katherine Woodfine
The Mystery of the Painted Dragon by Katherine Woodfine My rating: 4 of 5 stars This is a lovely story - for readers both young and old - full of Edwardian period detail, endearing characters and a thrilling mystery. The book really captures a sense of the time and place - London, 1909, the arts… Continue reading The Mystery of the Painted Dragon (The Sinclair’s Mysteries 3) by Katherine Woodfine
Mistletoe and Murder by Robin Stevens My rating: 5 of 5 stars I love this series and I love Hazel and Daisy! I also love a Christmas murder mystery, so this is a total winner for me. I really enjoyed having the Junior Pinkertons on the scene and the mystery was clever. The descriptions of… Continue reading Mistletoe and Murder (Murder Most Unladylike Mysteries 5) by Robin Stevens