Contemporary · Historical

Hearts Set Free by Jess Lederman

Hearts Set Free is a contemporary Christian novel about belief, and how God brings light during the darkest times. This novel tells the three tales of men and women through the dark journeys of their lives through the path of light, from loneliness to unshaken faith. In 1930, a small church looks for a new… Continue reading Hearts Set Free by Jess Lederman

Contemporary · Romance

The Flatshare by Beth O’Leary

Here is a book that will bring sun and positive vibes to your cloudy day, after a busy day at work. You immediately fall in love with Tiffy and Leo and their unconventional story. Tiffany Moore aka Tiffy and Leo Twomey both have a problem that needs a quick solution. Tiffy, an assistant editor in… Continue reading The Flatshare by Beth O’Leary

Contemporary · Romance · Thriller · YA

The Border by Steve Schafer

A brilliant, memorable novel. This is a book that shows the other side of the very debated issue of illegal migration. I’m not usually a fan of books that approach the dark side of society, but this one is a must-read for people to realise that in the end, we’re all human and most of… Continue reading The Border by Steve Schafer

Contemporary · Fantasy

The Immortalists by Chloe Benjamin

A great story-line, a fresh and original idea: a great novel. Have you ever thought about the day of your death? Have you considered the consequences, how that little piece of information could influence the rest of your life? In the year of 1969, four siblings are told by a fortune-teller the exact date of… Continue reading The Immortalists by Chloe Benjamin

Contemporary

Kumkum Malhotra by Preti Taneja

The depth of this long-short story took my breath away for all the right reasons. KumKum Malhotra, a treat for lovers of women fiction, tells the story of a woman who lives a quiet life in the small town of Nizamudin, New Delhi with her husband and her children. Her world and her mind are… Continue reading Kumkum Malhotra by Preti Taneja

Contemporary · Horror · Suspense · Thriller

Doll House by John Hunt

You know when people say that you should never judge a book by its cover? Well, this is definitely one of those cases! I must warn you right now that this book is brutal, very very graphic and definitely not for the faint of heart! I had to stop reading it and start with something… Continue reading Doll House by John Hunt

Adventure · Contemporary · Romance

The Venus Zone by James Leader

Another great novel! I’ve read other works from this author and just like the others, it was a delight to read. Thibault's life is running smoothly: he has been accepted into Oxford University and he’s going on a road trip through Europe with his strange uncle Henry. Until life takes a turn that is starting with… Continue reading The Venus Zone by James Leader

Contemporary · Graphic Novel

The Sound of the World By Heart by Giacomo Bevilacqua

A beautiful and unique story that explores a journey of self-discovery. This graphic novel tells the story of a photojournalist that embarks on a sixty-day journey of self-discovery in New York City. As he commits to this period with no human interaction, he will have to rely on memories, numbers and music to keep his… Continue reading The Sound of the World By Heart by Giacomo Bevilacqua

Contemporary · Mystery · Suspense · YA

The Mysteries of Gogos by James Leader

This was the first novel I read by Mr James Leader, whom I had the great pleasure of meeting in person. This book was something else: intense, beautifully written, full of suspense and emotion. The book tells the story of European School of Brussels student Danny Dykoff, a young teenager trying to figure out his… Continue reading The Mysteries of Gogos by James Leader

Contemporary · Fantasy · Romance · YA

What’s a Soulmate? by Lindsey Ouimet

I'm not a fan of romantic novels but this on grabbed my attention because of the idea. It has originality even if the theme of YA follows the usual pattern. In a world where people only see things in black and white, the colours appear when you find your soulmate. So far so easy, and… Continue reading What’s a Soulmate? by Lindsey Ouimet