ARC Review: Death in Focus by Anne Perry (Elena Standish #1)

Official Synopsis from Goodreads: In the start of an all-new mystery series set in pre-World War II Europe, an intrepid young photographer carries her imperiled lover’s final, urgent message into the heart of Berlin as Hitler ascends to power. On vacation from London on the beautiful Italian coast, twenty-eight-year-old Elena Standish and her older sister … More ARC Review: Death in Focus by Anne Perry (Elena Standish #1)

ARC Review: Relic by Bronwyn Eley (The Relic Trilogy #1)

Official Synopsis from Goodreads: In the city of Edriast, there is no deadlier duty than to serve as the Shadow. As the personal servant of the powerful Lord Rennard, the Shadow’s life is all but forfeit. Rennard possesses one of five rare and dangerous Relics – a jewel that protects his bloodline, but slowly poisons … More ARC Review: Relic by Bronwyn Eley (The Relic Trilogy #1)

Six Degrees of Separation: A Gentleman in Moscow to…

It’s a new month and time for another Six Degrees of Separation entry! Six Degrees of Separation is a monthly meme where Kate from booksaremyfavouriteandbest selects a title and then those of us who participate take that title and then link to other books. It’s such a fun meme and I look forward to seeing … More Six Degrees of Separation: A Gentleman in Moscow to…

ARC Review: The Harp of Kings by Juliet Marillier (Warrior Bards #1)

Official Synopsis from Goodreads: A young woman is both a bard–and a warrior–in this thrilling historical fantasy from the author of the Sevenwaters novels. Eighteen-year-old Liobhan is a powerful singer and an expert whistle player. Her brother has a voice to melt the hardest heart, and a rare talent on the harp. But Liobhan’s burning … More ARC Review: The Harp of Kings by Juliet Marillier (Warrior Bards #1)

Book Review: Before We Were Yours by Lisa Wingate

Official Synopsis from Goodreads: Memphis, 1939. Twelve-year-old Rill Foss and her four younger siblings live a magical life aboard their family’s Mississippi River shantyboat. But when their father must rush their mother to the hospital one stormy night, Rill is left in charge—until strangers arrive in force. Wrenched from all that is familiar and thrown … More Book Review: Before We Were Yours by Lisa Wingate

Book Review: Next Year in Havana by Chanel Cleeton

  Official Synopsis from Goodreads: After the death of her beloved grandmother, a Cuban-American woman travels to Havana, where she discovers the roots of her identity–and unearths a family secret hidden since the revolution… Havana, 1958. The daughter of a sugar baron, nineteen-year-old Elisa Perez is part of Cuba’s high society, where she is largely … More Book Review: Next Year in Havana by Chanel Cleeton

Six Degrees of Separation: Strange the Dreamer to…

A new month and time for another Six Degrees! Six Degrees of Separation is a meme hosted by Kate at booksaremyfavouriteandbest in where she challenges bloggers to start with one title, and link six other titles together. The connection can be anything – cover, title, author, topic, character, setting, etc. I’m always intrigued by this … More Six Degrees of Separation: Strange the Dreamer to…

ARC Review: Relative Fortunes by Marlowe Benn (A Julia Kydd Novel #1)

Official Synopsis from Goodreads: In 1920s New York, the price of a woman’s independence can be exorbitant—even fatal. In 1924 Manhattan, women’s suffrage is old news. For sophisticated booklover Julia Kydd, life’s too short for politics. With her cropped hair and penchant for independent living, Julia wants only to launch her own new private press. … More ARC Review: Relative Fortunes by Marlowe Benn (A Julia Kydd Novel #1)

Book Review: The Last Tudor by Philippa Gregory (The Plantagenet and Tudor Novels)

Official Synopsis from Goodreads: The latest novel from #1 New York Times bestselling author Philippa Gregory features one of the most famous girls in history, Lady Jane Grey, and her two sisters, each of whom dared to defy her queen. Jane Grey was queen of England for nine days. Her father and his allies crowned … More Book Review: The Last Tudor by Philippa Gregory (The Plantagenet and Tudor Novels)