Book Reviews

Review: The Switch by Beth O’Leary


5 out of 5 stars

Goodreads  | Get it here!

Review copy provided by the publisher through NetGalley. Review was written in December of 2019 and may not reflect the final product. 

May, for me, is Chick Lit/Rom Com month. It’s the one month of the year that I go nutso for some good fun Romance novels and try to devour as many as possible. One title I came across was Beth O’Leary’s* debut novel, the Flatshare. It was adorable and heartfelt and everything I could want in a very English Rom Com. It was the absolute contender for my “Cutest Book of 2019” and unlikely to ever find a worthy opponent.
… I think you can see where this is going. The Switch by Beth O’Leary is every bit as adorable, heartfelt and lovable as The Flatshare is, and then some. It is far and away the cutest book for 2019 – and it hasn’t even been officially published yet so it could even get the 2020 title too!

So anyway I tweeted Beth O’Leary and now she knows how cute her book is. Because obviously I’m an authority on such things. 

But what is it about, you ask – besides all the best and most wonderful things a book should be?

Continue reading “Review: The Switch by Beth O’Leary”

A Year in Books, Book Reviews

2018: A Year in Books

As 2018 draws to a close, I want to take a step back and reflect on all the books I’ve encountered this year. I always look forward to seeing my Year in Review for Goodreads, and I’m hoping to do a similar thing here. I’ll be doing this in two parts: 2018: A Year in Books, and Top 10 Books of 2018 (Link to come… maybe!). This one will be my favourite books of 2018, by the month I’ve read them.

And so we start!

Continue reading “2018: A Year in Books”

Book Reviews

Review: The Sacred Lies of Minnow Bly by Stephanie Oakes


The Sacred Lies of Minnow Blye

By Stephanie Oakes | Published June 2015

4 out of 5 stars

Check out my review on Goodreads

This Bitch is going to Heaven.

Unhelpful One (ish) Sentence Summary: Minnow Bly lost everything when her family joined a religious group in the wilderness, and lost it again when she manages to walk away. After a brutal attack lands her in Juvenile Detention, she finally has a chance to start again.

Continue reading “Review: The Sacred Lies of Minnow Bly by Stephanie Oakes”