The #Bookvent Calendar 2020 – Day 20

The #Bookvent Calendar 2020 – Day 20

#Bookvent - Celebrating my top reads of 2020 My day twenty #bookvent selection is one that have given me sleepless nights. Multiple. Firstly when I read it as I was too absorbed in the story to put it down until I had finished. Secondly whilst I wrestled with where in my bookvent countdown I should [...]

A Year of Orenda – I Am Dust by Louise Beech

A Year of Orenda – I Am Dust by Louise Beech

Beech week Awww, It's the last day of Beech Week 😞 Not to worry though as Mandie is here with her review of another absolutely stunning book - I Am Dust. Kind of a gothic novel crossed with a murder mystery, this has all the emotions, chills and intrigue that you could ask for, combined [...]

A Year of Orenda – Call Me Star Girl by Louise Beech

A Year of Orenda – Call Me Star Girl by Louise Beech

Beech Week Beech Week continues as I look back at my thoughts on Call Me Star Girl, Louise Beech's first full on foray into the world of crime fiction. Mandie read and reviewed the book earlier in the year and you can find her thoughts here. Always beautiful in her writing, there was a definite [...]

A Year of Orenda – How To Be Brave by Louise Beech

A Year of Orenda – How To Be Brave by Louise Beech

Beech Week Here we are. Believe it or not it is five years ago today that Orenda Books published Louise Beech's debut novel How To Be Brave in paperback, and what a journey we have all been on since then. I was very (very) late in reading this book, but if you'd like to see [...]

A Year of Orenda – The Lion Tamer Who Lost by Louise Beech

A Year of Orenda – The Lion Tamer Who Lost by Louise Beech

Beech Week Day three of Beech Week and I am back to reshare my thoughts on my 2018 Book of the Year - The Lion Tamer Who Lost. this book had me in tears. Bucket loads of them. So emotional, so beautifully tragic and such a hard book to forget. Definitely one of Louise's most [...]