Cliche phrases in blurbs that make me avoid the book

We all have our likes and dislikes in books, be it themes, settings, or tropes. Recently, I've caught myself rolling my eyes at cliche phrases that appear in a lot of blurbs for mystery thriller books. I never, ever pick these books up because I find the synopses infuriating! Here are a few examples of … Continue reading Cliche phrases in blurbs that make me avoid the book

My favourite books of 2018 so far

OK, so I know we're a little further than halfway through the year now, but I think it's still OK for me to do this post, right? Plus, Krystin kind of tagged me in the official "Mid Year Freak Out Tag" so it's just like I'm doing a cheat version of that. My reading year … Continue reading My favourite books of 2018 so far

Review: The Killing Lessons (Valerie Hart #1) by Saul Black @OrionBooks

Synopsis: When the two strangers turn up at Rowena Cooper's isolated Colorado farmhouse, she knows instantly that it's the end of everything. For the two haunted and driven men, on the other hand, it's just another stop on a long and bloody journey. And they still have many miles to go, and victims to sacrifice, … Continue reading Review: The Killing Lessons (Valerie Hart #1) by Saul Black @OrionBooks

Review: Siren by Annemarie Neary

Synopsis: Róisín Burns has spent over twenty-five years living a lie. Brian Lonergan, a rising politician, has used the time to reinvent himself. But scandal is brewing around him, and Róisín knows the truth. Lonergan stole her life as a young girl. And now she wants it back. But he is still one step ahead... Don’t … Continue reading Review: Siren by Annemarie Neary

Good Me, Bad Me by Ali Land

I promised to be the best I could. I promised to try… Forgive me. Wow. This book was far, far better than I was expecting it to be. I had left it in my library for so long that I had forgotten what it was even about before I picked it up to read. Be … Continue reading Good Me, Bad Me by Ali Land