This sci-fi novel from one of my favourite authors is frighteningly realistic. It’s set several years in the future, where human gene editing is a regular but illegal occurrence, and there’s a sequence of events that put the future of humanity in the protagonist’s hands. (No spoilers)Continue reading Upgrade by Blake Crouch
I chose this book because the author is particularly hot right now, and her books are frequently mentioned in the psychological thriller Facebook groups I’m a member of. This was my first book by the author and I wasn’t disappointed! (No spoilers).Continue reading The Housemaid by Freida McFaddon
I was super lucky to get an advanced copy of the latest book from JP Delaney – one of my favourite authors. And this book did not disappoint – it’s a page turner!
Here’s what it’s about (don’t worry – no spoilers)Continue reading My Darling Daughter by JP Delaney
I haven’t had this much fun reading a book in ages – it was so unpredictable and I never knew which character’s POV I’d be reading from next. This book has vampires, shape shifters, magic, drugs, a cult, and spice. But that’s not even the best thing about the book… (No spoilers.)Continue reading Dark Fae by Caroline Peckham & Susanne Valenti
Many people see anthropology as relatively unimportant. I mean who really cares about marriage rituals in some far flung place that you’re never going to get to. However, in her book Anthrovision, Tett explains how the lateral thinking practiced in anthropology can shed light on such vital topics as the world economy, the digital landscape, the sustainability movement, choosing a school, and dealing with a pandemic. (Contains spoilers.)Continue reading Anthrovision: How Anthropology Can Explain Business And Life by Gillian Tett
If you love a good mystery and are intrigued by the idea of psychopaths suspecting each other of a killing spree, then boy is this the book for you!Continue reading Never Saw Me Coming by Vera Kurian
Have you ever wondered why misogyny still exists in Western society in the 2020s? So did I, which is why I read this book. This review contains spoilers.Continue reading Authority Gap by Mary Ann Sieghart
This book has been described as what Hogwarts might be like if it were run by Voldermort – and that’s a great way to describe it…(don’t worry, no spoilers)Continue reading Zodiac Academy The Awakening by Caroline Peckham and Susanne Valenti
When I saw everyone raving about this book in a Facebook Group for Psychological Thrillers, I just had to see what all the fuss was about – and I wasn’t disappointed! The main character (or main 2 characters) suffers from multiple personality disorder (Don’t worry this review does not contain spoilers!)Continue reading She Is Me, Too by T.M. Shivener
Wow, that was unexpected!
When I read the synopsis for this book I was immediately intrigued – a strange man turns up at a police station repeatedly saying nothing but “I killed them all!” and handing over a list of four names. But as yet, there are no reported suspicious deaths…(Don’t worry, this review is spoiler-free!)