Review: American Psycho by Bret Easton Ellis

Synopsis: Patrick Bateman is twenty-six and he works on Wall Street, he is handsome, sophisticated, charming and intelligent. He is also a psychopath. Taking us to head-on collision with America's greatest dream—and its worst nightmare—American Psycho is bleak, bitter, black comedy about a world we all recognise but do not wish to confront. Review: This was … Continue reading Review: American Psycho by Bret Easton Ellis

Review: The Book of Essie by Meghan MacLean Weir @AAKnopf

⭐⭐⭐⭐ Synopsis: Esther Ann Hicks--Essie--is the youngest child on Six for Hicks, a reality television phenomenon. She's grown up in the spotlight, both idolized and despised for her family's fire-and-brimstone brand of faith. When Essie's mother, Celia, discovers that Essie is pregnant, she arranges an emergency meeting with the show's producers: Do they sneak Essie out of … Continue reading Review: The Book of Essie by Meghan MacLean Weir @AAKnopf

Review: My Sister, the Serial Killer by Oyinkan Braithwaite

⭐⭐⭐ Synopsis: When Korede's dinner is interrupted one night by a distress call from her sister, Ayoola, she knows what's expected of her: bleach, rubber gloves, nerves of steel and a strong stomach. This'll be the third boyfriend Ayoola's dispatched in, quote, self-defence and the third mess that her lethal little sibling has left Korede … Continue reading Review: My Sister, the Serial Killer by Oyinkan Braithwaite

Review: A River in Darkness by Masaji Ishikawa

⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ Synopsis: Half-Korean, half-Japanese, Masaji Ishikawa has spent his whole life feeling like a man without a country. This feeling only deepened when his family moved from Japan to North Korea when Ishikawa was just thirteen years old, and unwittingly became members of the lowest social caste. His father, himself a Korean national, was lured … Continue reading Review: A River in Darkness by Masaji Ishikawa

Review: Heaven’s Crooked Finger by Hank Early @hankjearly @crookedlanebks

⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ Synopsis: Earl Marcus thought he had left the mountains of Georgia behind forever, and with them, the painful memories of a childhood spent under the fundamentalist rule of his father RJ’s church—a church built on fear, penance, and the twisting, writhing mass of snakes. But then an ominous photo of RJ is delivered to … Continue reading Review: Heaven’s Crooked Finger by Hank Early @hankjearly @crookedlanebks

Buddy Read Review: A Trace Of Death by Blake Pierce

⭐⭐⭐ Synopsis: Keri Locke, Missing Persons Detective in the Homicide division of the LAPD, remains haunted by the abduction of her own daughter, years before, never found. Still obsessed with finding her, Keri buries her grief the only way she knows how: by throwing herself into the cases of missing persons in Los Angeles. A … Continue reading Buddy Read Review: A Trace Of Death by Blake Pierce

Review: Follow You Home by Mark Edwards @AmazonPub

⭐⭐⭐ Synopsis: It was supposed to be the trip of a lifetime, a final adventure before settling down. After a perfect start, Daniel and Laura’s travels end abruptly when they are thrown off a night train in the middle of nowhere. To find their way back to civilisation, they must hike along the tracks through … Continue reading Review: Follow You Home by Mark Edwards @AmazonPub