Book Reviews

Last Stop Tokyo, by James Buckler

Good morning! Thanks for joining me on today's blog tour stop for Last Stop Tokyo by James Buckler. In Buckler’s debut novel, we get a look at the seedier side of the mesmerising city of Toyko. Here’s the blurb from the back cover: The funny thing with suffering is just when you think you’ve suffered enough, you… Continue reading Last Stop Tokyo, by James Buckler

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Edinburgh Book Festival 2017

When your alarm goes off at 5.15a.m. on a Saturday, it had better be for something good! Thankfully, yesterday it signalled that I needed to get my ass out of bed and down to Central Station, to make my merry way to Edinburgh Book Festival. Established in 1983, the festival didn't become an annual event… Continue reading Edinburgh Book Festival 2017


Review: The Unquiet Dead, by Ausma Zehanat Khan

A harrowing debut novel, The Unquiet Dead is measured, disturbing and masterful. Here's the publisher's blurb: One man is dead. But thousands are his victims. Can a single murder avenge that of many? When Christopher Drayton’s body is found at the foot of the Scarborough Bluffs, Detectives Esa Khattak and Rachel Getty are called to investigate his death.… Continue reading Review: The Unquiet Dead, by Ausma Zehanat Khan

Book Reviews

How to be a Grown Up, by Daisy Buchanan

What I wouldn’t have given to have had this book 10 years ago… or even 5 years ago! How to be a Grown Up is Daisy Buchanan’s story of life from university to marriage, by means of several important lessons and realisations. Here’s the back-of-the-book blurb…. Who feels like a grown-up when they’re eighteen? Or… Continue reading How to be a Grown Up, by Daisy Buchanan